Finally…Sorry it took so long in July to get out 2nd quarter stats.  I would like to have had this done a little sooner…  In Douglas County for 2008 we had 15 sales in the 2nd Quarter totalling$6,834,775 with an average sale price of $455, 651.   In 2009 we had 15 sales in the 2nd Quarter totalling  $4,603,633 with an average sale price of $306,908. 

In 2008 2nd Quarter:   we posted 1 sale under $200,000…4 sales between $200,000 and $300,000…1 sale from $300,000 to $400,000…4 sales between $400,000 and $500,000…2 sales between $500,000 and $600,000…1 sale between $600,000 and $700,000…3 sales between $800,000 and $900,000.

In 2009 2nd Quarter:  we posted 1 sale under $100,000…3 sales between $100,000 and $200,000…6 sales between $200,000 and $300,000…2 sales between $300,000 and $400,000…1 sale between $400,000 and $500,000…1 sale between $600,000 and $700,000…1 sale between $700,000 and $800,000.

Total for 2008 1st Half:  27 sales at $11,124,775 for an average sale price of $412,028

Total for 2009 1st Half:  25 sales at$8,045,733 for an average sale price of $321,829.  Our average sale price has dropped, and primarily from the lack of sales activity over $400,000.   Last year there were 14 sales over $400k in the first half of the year, in 2009 we had 6 sales over $400k.  The sales activity is primarily concentrated under $400k in 2009 representing 76%, whereas last year it was significantly less at 48% of the sales under $400k.

Statistical Information provided by the Greater Alexandria Association of Realtors Multiple Listing Service