The Newport Beach real estate market has both short sales and foreclosures. The definition of a short sale is when a bank or lien holder lender agrees to accept a discounted payoff on a loan balance as a result of either economic or a financial hardship on the part of the mortgagor.
The lenders or banks wants fair market value for the property and will go great lengths in order to obtain the appropriate value of the home. A bank or lender may request more than one BPO (broker price opinion) and obtain independent appraisals.
Currently, there are 29 active listings 54 in back up status 15 pending and there were 7 sales in March 2012.
There is an average sales price over the past one year of $808 870 and a price per square foot of $362.19.
Listings are down -9 since February 2012
Back-Up is up +11 February 2012
Pending sales are the same February 2012
Sales are up +2 since February 2012
There is a low absorption rate for short sales in Newport Beach. One month does not signify a trend however the trend for absorption rate is declining from February 2012. There is a two-month trend of the absorption rate declining.
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