Those four lanes are in full use now as more and more people look to buying acreage, executive, luxury and lakeshore homes in the Ham Lake area. The real estate market remains sluggish in Ham Lake, MN like many other Anoka County communities but some homes are selling. There are bright spots across the board with homes selling in all price categories under $400,000. However, new construction sales are at a standstill with zero homes sold in the first quarter of 2009. The average Cumulative Days-on-Market (CDOM) is up for the first quarter in Ham Lake at 249 days compared to 158 for all of 2008 but the numbers appear to be skewed this quarter by a couple of properties that lingered on the market for nearly two years.
Inventory is down in Ham Lake from the levels seen in 2008. There are currently 110 homes active on the market compared to 126 in January of 2008. Homes continue to take months to sell and there are more Ham Lake homes than Ham Lake buyers. Homeowners considering selling a home in the Ham Lake area must consider the average time to sell a home in the Twin Cities north metro is approximately 6-8 months. Right now inventory levels indicate there is about 24 months of inventory. Having your home properly priced and prepared for showings will be essential if planning to sell a home in this Anoka County community in 2009.
First Quarter 2009 Ham Lake residential real estate statistics for single family homes:
Under $200,000~ 35 Active Listings, 7 Pending Listings, 3 Sold Listings, CDOM 381 (All existing homes)
$200,000-300,000 ~ 31 Active Listings, 6 Pending Listings, 5 Sold Listings, CDOM 157 (New Construction Subgroup ~ 1 Active, 0 Pending, 0 Sold)
$300,000-400,000 ~ 29 Active Listings, 4 Pending Listings, 7 Sold Listings, CDOM 283 (New Construction Subgroup ~ 7 Active, 0 Pending, 0 Sold)
$400,000-$500,000 ~ 15 Active Listings, 1 Pending Listings, 0 Sold Listings (New Construction Subgroup ~ 2 Active, 1 Pending, 0 Sold)
$500,000 and Up~ 20 Active Listings, 0 Pending Listings, 1 Sold Listings, CDOM 77 (New Construction Subgroup ~ 7 Active, 0 Pending, 0 Sold)
Lakeshore available in the City of Ham Lake6 Active Listings
Ham Lake lakeshore price range: $235,000-$945,000
2 Homes on Coon Lake
2 Homes on Lake Amelia
2 Home on Little Coon Lake
**All Statistical information based on information from the REGIONAL MULTIPLE LISTING SERVICE of MINNESOTA, INC. for the period of 1/1/09 through 3/31/09.
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