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Wine Country Real Estate Trends for January 2022

Wine Country Real Estate Trends for January 2022

Looking at the trends for the beginning of the year it is clear that inventory is declining while prices keep rising-an expected outcome based on the principles of supply-and-demand.  The following is a snapshot of Sonoma County and 3 specific cities in the North Bay that illustrate this development:

Sonoma County:

  • 260 homes in inventory at end of January (51% below 1/2021)
  • 310 new sales (27% below 1/2021)
  • Days on market: 30 (Rohnert Park) to 103 (Cloverdale)
  • Median price for closed escrows: $750,000 (14.5% up from 1/2021)
  • Homes sold for 98% of original price

Santa Rosa:

  • 85 homes left at end of January 2022 (66% down from 1/2021)
  • 148 new listings (22% down from 1/2021)
  • 135 closings
  • Median price for closed escrows: $705,000 (14% above 1/2021)
  • Average days on market: 54

Petaluma:

  • 29 homes in inventory at end of January (6% below 1/2021)
  • 29 new sales (33% below 1/2021)
  • Median price for closed escrows:  $827,000 (11% down from 1/2021)
  • Average days on market: 38

Rohnert Park:

  • 8 homes in inventory at end of January (50% down from 1/2021)
  • 21 new sales (55% down from 1/2021)

Note: This was the 20th month in a row that sales were in excess of inventory at the beginning of the month making this the tightest market in the North Bay.

  • Median price for closed escrows: $650,000 (17% above 1/2021)
  • Average days on market: 30

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