A FAST START
The first 2 months of 2012 are off to a very positive start. Nantucket real estate sales have expanded 47% in transactions and 64% in dollar volume over the same time period of 2011.
Although it is a bit early to suggest this will be harbinger for the entire year it is a heartening sign. In addition there are some other metrics that point to an improving market. This chart is a snap shot through the end of February:
Over the last 2 years inventories are down and contracts and sales up. As result the pace of price reductions has slowed. All these factors point to an improving sales market. Today Buyers still have a great opportunity to buy. If the above trends continue, that window maybe closing.
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