The Long & Foster Market Minute

Focus On: Atlantic County Housing Market May 2019

Units Sold
386
Active Inventory
2,782
Median Sale Price
$190,000
Days On Market
89
Down -15%
Vs. Year Ago
Up 8%
Vs. Year Ago
Up 12%
Vs. Year Ago
Up 10%
Vs. Year Ago

Units Sold
There was a decrease in total units sold in May, with 386 sold this month in Atlantic County Real Estate versus 390 last month, a decrease of 1%. This month's total units sold was lower than at this time last year, a decrease of 15% versus May 2018.

Active Inventory
Versus last year, the total number of homes available this month is higher by 196 units or 8%. The total number of active inventory this May was 2,782 compared to 2,586 in May 2018. This month's total of 2,782 is higher than the previous month's total supply of available inventory of 2,764, an increase of 1%.

Median Sale Price
Last May, the median sale price for Atlantic County Homes was $170,000. This May, the median sale price was $190,000, an increase of 12% or $20,000 compared to last year. The current median sold price is 1% higher than in April.

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


New Listings
789
Current Contracts
504
Sold Vs. List Price
94.2%
Months of Supply
7.2
Up 9%
Vs. Year Ago
Up 7%
Vs. Year Ago
Down -1.3%
Vs. Year Ago
Up 26%
Vs. Year Ago

Months of Supply
In May, there was 7.2 months of supply available in Atlantic County, compared to 5.7 in May 2018. That is an increase of 26% 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.

New Listings & Current Contracts
This month there were 789 homes newly listed for sale in Atlantic County compared to 724 in May 2018, an increase of 9%. There were 504 current contracts pending sale this May compared to 473 a year ago. The number of current contracts is 7% higher than last May.

Sale Price to List Price Ratio
In May, the average sale price in Atlantic County was 94.2% of the average list price, which is 1.3% lower than at this time last year.

Days on Market
This month, the average number of days on market was 89, higher than the average last year, which was 81, an increase of 10%.

The Long & Foster Market Minute
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REALTOR, Equal Opportunity HousingInformation included in this report is based on data supplied by SJSMLS and its member Association(s) of REALTORS, who are not responsible for its accuracy. Does not reflect all activity in the marketplace. Information contained in this report is deemed reliable but not guaranteed, should be independently verified, and does not constitute an opinion of SJSMLS or Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc.