August Market Report
O‘ahu Home Sales Rise Month-to-Month, Remain Down Year-Over-Year
Year-to-date, median sales prices dip for single-family homes and condos
Closed sales of single-family homes and condos declined year-over-year, dropping 19.7% and 16.9%, respectively; however, compared to a month ago, single-family homes recorded a 12.5% uptick in sales, while condo sales remained steady.
Compared to 2022, the median sales price for a single-family home dipped 1.4% to $1,110,000, while the condo median sales price increased 3.3% to $515,000. From a year-to-date perspective, the median sales prices for O‘ahu properties fell for single-family homes to $1,050,000, a 5.7% decline from last year, and for condos to $502,000, down 1.6%. Around 33% of single-family homes and approximately 26% of condos sold above their original list price, with sellers receiving an average of 99.1% and 99.6% of their original list prices, respectively.
Sales volumes varied significantly, with single-family homes in the $900,000 to $1,199,999 range seeing a 39.2% decline and a 13.1% increase in the more affordable $600,000 to $899,999 range. For condos, the $100,000 to $499,999 price range experienced the most significant decline in sales volume, falling 24.3% year-over-year, while higher price points remained stable.
August saw more active inventory of single-family homes in the $799,999 and below range, rising 33.8% from a year ago. The Kāne‘ohe and Leeward regions experienced the largest increase in units of active inventory, with year-over-year increases of 52.9% and 16.7%, respectively. Condo inventory increased at most price points, with the bulk of the active listings in the $300,000 to $699,999 range, reflecting a 20.7% hike compared to last year.