Posted by Leslie Kopp & Christi Arndt on Saturday, February 6th, 2021 at 12:30pm










Typically, January brings some slow down in real estate activity when compared with our warm summer months, but we are experiencing a time like never before at the beach. In fact, in January, 7 properties went under contract in Sea Colony.  This is up 40% over 5 in January of 2020 and it would be much higher if there was more inventory available.  There are currently 5 listings in the East and zero on the West!

We are often asked whether we are in a buyer’s market or a seller’s market. Based on our recent communications, it should be no surprise that we are clearly in a seller’s market. To put this into perspective, we need to calculate Months of Inventory, also known as the Absorption Rate. The chart provided compares the supply of inventory on Jan. 1 versus the same date in previous years.  In general, 7 months of inventory is considered a balanced market while more is a buyer’s market and less is a seller’s market.  These are the lowest absorption rates that we have ever calculated for Sea Colony!

If you are considering a sale or looking to purchase, please call our Sea Colony Experts: Gail Phelan 302-233-4909 or Despina Kaneles 302-236-2428. 

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