“For the week ending August 1 there were 2,892 signed purchase agreements, an increase of 27.6 percent from the same week last year.
Over the last three months there have been 25.8 percent more pending sales than there were a year ago during the same time period.
For the most recent reporting week there were 3,890 new listings, down 14.8 percent from the same week last year.
Over the last three months there have been 14.5 percent fewer new listings than there were last year, which is combining with the relatively steady sales to bring inventory down.
(Report above is from the MRIS Weekly Market Activity Report Dated August 10, 2009)
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