Puerto Vallarta Real Estate Market Report - CONDOS: March 2024

Introduction

The Puerto Vallarta real estate market continues to captivate buyers, sellers, and investors with its dynamic landscape. Our comprehensive market report for March 2024, derived from full MLS data, offers in-depth analysis and insights into the trends that have shaped the market over the past month and year. This report is designed to inform and guide decision-making, showcasing the resilience and opportunities within the Puerto Vallarta and surrounding city markets.

Year-over-Year and Monthly Overview

  • Active Listings: We've observed a significant increase in active listings from March 2023 to March 2024, indicating a more robust inventory for buyers. The total active listings rose by 30.2% year-over-year, providing a wider selection of properties.

  • New Listings: The number of new listings in March 2024 saw a slight decrease compared to March 2023, suggesting a momentary slowdown in new properties entering the market.

  • Sold Listings: The total sold listings decreased by 58.1% from March 2023 to March 2024, reflecting a shift in market dynamics and buyer activity.

  • Absorption Rate: The absorption rate significantly increased from 10.56 in March 2023 to 21.13 in March 2024, indicating a slower pace at which available homes are sold in the market.

  • Average and Median Prices: Both average and median list and sale prices saw notable increases, highlighting the market's upward trend in property values. The average sale price in March 2024 experienced a remarkable 45.3% year-over-year increase.

  • Days on Market (DOM): The average DOM decreased by 25.65% year-over-year, suggesting a quicker turnover rate for properties.

Market Segments Analysis

Our detailed analysis reveals diverse trends across different price segments, with notable shifts in activity:

  • Properties in the higher price ranges (e.g., $850,000-899,999) saw varying degrees of activity, reflecting targeted buyer interests and investment opportunities.

  • The lower to mid-price segments experienced significant changes, with the $200,000-249,999 range showing a marked increase in active listings, suggesting a growing demand for mid-range properties.

Conclusion

The Puerto Vallarta real estate market's landscape in March 2024 showcases a vibrant mix of opportunities and challenges. With an increase in active listings and significant changes in absorption rates and property values, both buyers and sellers need to navigate the market strategically. The report indicates a healthy and evolving market, with specific trends varying across different price segments.

For buyers, the current market offers a diverse inventory of properties, while sellers can capitalize on the increasing property values. Investors should note the market's long-term growth potential, underscored by the year-over-year price increases.

Recommendations

  • Buyers should take advantage of the increased inventory to find properties that match their criteria and investment goals.

  • Sellers may find it advantageous to list their properties now to capitalize on the higher average and median sale prices.

  • Investors should consider both short-term gains from flipping properties and long-term investment in rental properties, given the overall positive market trends.

For personalized advice or to explore specific opportunities within the Puerto Vallarta real estate market, we recommend consulting with a real estate professional. Our team is here to provide the insights and expertise you need to make informed decisions in this dynamic market.

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