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Published on May 08, 2024
Nashville Housing Rebounds with 11% Increase in Home Sales and Surge in InventorySource: Unsplash / Dillon Kydd

In what's being interpreted as a positive bounce back for Nashville's housing market, April's numbers signal a sharp uptick in both home sales and inventory. Leading the charge in the market analysis, Greater Nashville Realtors reported an 11% increase in home closings this April compared to the same month in the prior year, with a total of 3,060 homes closed, as stated on their website.

The burgeoning inventory — which has reportedly jumped by 18% — is offering potential buyers a broader selection of properties to choose from, resulting in a more level playing field between buyers and sellers. With approximately four months of inventory now available in the Greater Nashville region, options for home buyers have notably expanded from the previous period. "We continue to see a more balanced market compared to previous years while buyers have more options and we’re seeing correctly priced homes sell," told Greater Nashville Realtors President Kevin Wilson.

The spike in sales did not dampen the median price for residential single-family homes, which saw an appreciation to $505,000 – up from last year's median of $468,300. This increase reflects the ongoing demand in the Nashville housing sector despite the surge in available properties.

Starting May with about 10,400 homes on the market for Middle Tennessee, the industry's outlook remains optimistic. Wilson projected a strong year ahead, suggesting that, "sellers in partnership with their Realtor will need to collaborate on how to best position their home to the market, with a sound understanding of days on market, absorption rate and pricing being key." as reported by WKRN.

After a minor slump in March, the latest figures are welcomed as a sign of vitality in Nashville’s real estate landscape. According to the Nashville Business Journal's breakdown, the local housing market is heating up and could signify a sustained period of growth if these trends continue.