Houses may be more expensive than they were a year ago, but they are selling faster. Residences listed on real estate marketplace Zillow sold in September spent just 86 days on the site—a full 30 days faster than a year earlier.
The reason is no mystery: The supply of available properties is down more than 7 percent year over year, while demand has risen, according to the National Association of Realtors.
Think 86 days sounds fast? Sometimes it’s even faster in West LA: