Although the year ended on a positive note as a result of the ending and reinstatement of the Down Payment Rebate portion of the stimulus package the annual numbers are not very good. Annual numbers are more reflective of volume and prices from 1999-2001.
There were a total of 622 closing for all single family attached units in December, which is an increase of 20.3% over December 2008.
There were 3,357 closing in December for single family detached homes, which was a decrease of 3.9% compared to December 2008.
There were 52,474 closing for all single family units in 2009 which was a decrease of 4.6% from 2008. Far below the record set in 2006 of 81,071 units and equal to total units sold in 2001.
Average Sale Prices
The average sales