The Long & Foster Market Minute

Focus On: Germantown Housing Market August 2017

Zip Code(s): 20874 and 20876
Units Sold
112
Active Inventory
207
Median Sale Price
$299,950
Days On Market
28
Small Units Sold Small Active Inventory Small Median Sale Price Small Days on Market
Down -7%
Vs. Year Ago
Down -27%
Vs. Year Ago
Up 7%
Vs. Year Ago
Down -24%
Vs. Year Ago

Units Sold
There was a decrease in total units sold in August, with 112 sold this month in Germantown Real Estate versus 114 last month, a decrease of 2%. This month's total units sold was lower than at this time last year, a decrease of 7% versus August 2016.

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Active Inventory
Versus last year, the total number of homes available this month is lower by 78 units or 27%. The total number of active inventory this August was 207 compared to 285 in August 2016. This month's total of 207 is lower than the previous month's total supply of available inventory of 235, a decrease of 12%.

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Median Sale Price
Last August, the median sale price for Germantown Homes was $281,000. This August, the median sale price was $299,950, an increase of 7% or $18,950 compared to last year. The current median sold price is 2% higher than in July.

Median sale price is the middle sale price in a given month. The same number of properties are above & below the median.

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New Listings
122
Current Contracts
111
Sold Vs. List Price
98.8%
Months of Supply
1.8
Small New Listings Small Current Contracts Small Sold vs. List Price Small Months of Supply
Down -10%
Vs. Year Ago
Up 6%
Vs. Year Ago
No Change
Vs. Year Ago
Down -22%
Vs. Year Ago

Months of Supply
In August, there was 1.8 months of supply available in Germantown, compared to 2.4 in August 2016. That is a decrease of 22% versus a year ago.

Months of supply is calculated by dividing current inventory by current sales. It indicates how many months would be needed to sell all of the inventory available at the current rate of demand.

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New Listings & Current Contracts
This month there were 122 homes newly listed for sale in Germantown compared to 135 in August 2016, a decrease of 10%. There were 111 current contracts pending sale this August compared to 105 a year ago. The number of current contracts is 6% higher than last August.

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Sale Price to List Price Ratio
In August, the average sale price in Germantown was 98.8% of the average list price, which is similar compared to a year ago.

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Days on Market
This month, the average number of days on market was 28, lower than the average last year, which was 37, a decrease of 24%.

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