January 2023 Market Report for Reno and Sparks, Nevada

Reno-Sparks, NV median home sales price down nearly 10% Y-o-Y! Home sales down 41% Y-o-Y!

The median home sales price for the Reno, Nevada metro area fell to $510,000 in January — a 1.9 percent decrease from December’s median sales price. Taking a look at historical median data, we see that the last time home prices were at this level was mid-2021.

Year-over-year, January’s median sales price is down 9.7 percent.

January’s median sold price per square foot (PPSF) rose 2.1 percent over December’s sold PPSF.

However, Year-over-year, January’s median sold PPSF was down 3.3 percent.

Homes Sold

Home sales also fell in January. The 238 homes sold in January represents a 29.4 percent decrease month-over-month; and is in alignment with typical seasonal observations. That being said, year-over-year, home sales are down 40.9%!


Available inventory fell 18.9 percent from this time last month. 645 homes are currently available for purchase in the Reno-Sparks market — representing a 2.7 months supply of inventory.

Despite the monthly drop in available inventory, year-over-year, available inventory is up a remarkable 142.5 percent.

465 homes are presently pending sale in the Reno-Sparks market. That number is up a noteworthy 42.2 percent from December’s 327 pending sales this time last month; however, is down 11.4 percent year-over-year!

Given the number of pending sales, February sales should come in higher than January’s.

Days on Market

January’s median days on market (DOM) came in at 85 days — a six day increase over December’s median DOM of 79 days. Year-over-year, January’s DOM is 29 days greater than January 2022’s DOM.

Median DOM is now at a duration not seen since 2017!

Sales by Price Quartile

Note: This market report features a new chart — a Quartile Chart. The quartile chart shows the changes to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd quartiles of monthly median sale prices spanning the most recent 13 months.

This interactive chart allows readers to compare sales price trends within a quartile to the trends in the other quartiles. For example, as can be seen in the chart below, median home prices from peak to current have fallen as follows:

  • Quartile 3 (e.g. the highest priced houses): -15.3%
  • Quartile 2 (e.g. the mid-priced houses): -17.1%
  • Quartile 1 (e.g. the lowest priced houses): -12.3%

SFRs and Condo/Townhomes

January’s median sold price for houses and condos combined was $478,975 — a 1.9 percent decrease from December’s median sold price of $488,250 for combined sales of houses and condos. Year-over-year, January’s combined number is down 10.5 percent.

13 Months of SFR Sales Data

The table below contains the past 13 months of data[1]

Past 13 Months of Home Sales Data
Month Year # Sold Median Sold Price Sold Price per Sq Ft Median DOM # of Actives # of Pendings
Jan 2023 238 $510,000 $290.80 86 645 465
Dec 2022 337 $519,950 $284.81 79 795 327
Nov 2022 350 $550,000 $294.23 73 1,012 376
Oct 2022 377 $540,000 $304.17 76 1,212 412
Sep 2022 476 $531.910 $301.34 68 1,257 520
Aug 2022 452 $565,000 $310.67 59 1,240 613
Jul 2022 428 $574,755 $320.04 50 1,328 549
Jun 2022 461 $600,000 $326.70 43 1,159 580
May 2022 521 $615,000 $335.51 39 857 600
Apr 2022 493 $595,000 $329.78 43 528 743
Mar 2022 502 $575,000 $323.29 40 310 724
Feb 2022 378 $556,000 $314.26 43 269 738
Jan 2022 403 $565,000 $300.62 56 266 525

1. The residential housing market data reported on above covers the cities of Reno, Nevada and Sparks, Nevada [NNRMLS Area #100]. Market data includes SFR (Single Family Residence) properties only. Data excludes Condo/Townhouse, Manufactured/Modular properties. Data courtesy of the Northern Nevada Regional MLS – February 9, 2023. Note: This information is deemed reliable, but not guaranteed.

For historical home sale data dating back to 1998 click here.

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  1. Bill

    Always excellent data. Thank you, Guy!

  2. sonicboom

    Thought I’d let you know your first chart says Jan 2022 after Dec 2022, where it should say Jan 2023. Thanks for the info.

  3. Guy Johnson

    Thank you for the heads up! I really appreciate that!

  4. Guy Johnson

    Thank you, Bill!

  5. Ursula K Sindlinger

    Wow! This is information is very concise and tells a very specific story. Good work again!

    You are the best, Guy! We look forward to working with you again when we are ready to buy our next home. Take care!

  6. Guy Johnson

    Thank you for your kind words, Ursula!

    You and Al are such a pleasure to work with. Thank you for trusting me with your real estate needs! ?? Your business is greatly appreciated!

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