The Long & Foster Market Minute

Focus On: Alexandria City Housing Market March 2021

Units Sold
311
Active Inventory
209
Median Sale Price
$577,000
Days On Market
23
Up
Vs. Year Ago
Down -8%
Vs. Year Ago
Up 1%
Vs. Year Ago
Up 53%
Vs. Year Ago

Units Sold
There was an increase in total units sold in March, with 311 sold this month in Alexandria City Real Estate. This month's total units sold was higher than at this time last year.

Active Inventory
Versus last year, the total number of homes available this month is lower by 18 units or 8%. The total number of active inventory this March was 209 compared to 227 in March 2020. This month's total of 209 is lower than the previous month's total supply of available inventory of 240, a decrease of 13%.

Median Sale Price
Last March, the median sale price for Alexandria City Homes was $570,000. This March, the median sale price was $577,000, an increase of 1% or $7,000 compared to last year. The current median sold price is 7% higher than in February.

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


New Listings
357
Current Contracts
342
Sold Vs. List Price
100.3%
Months of Supply
0.7
Up 22%
Vs. Year Ago
Up 61%
Vs. Year Ago
Down -0.6%
Vs. Year Ago
Down -37%
Vs. Year Ago

Months of Supply
In March, there was 0.7 months of supply available in Alexandria City, compared to 1.1 in March 2020. That is a decrease of 37% 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 357 homes newly listed for sale in Alexandria City compared to 293 in March 2020, an increase of 22%. There were 342 current contracts pending sale this March compared to 212 a year ago. The number of current contracts is 61% higher than last March.

Sale Price to List Price Ratio
In March, the average sale price in Alexandria City was 100.3% of the average list price, which is 0.6% lower than at this time last year.

Days on Market
This month, the average number of days on market was 23, higher than the average last year, which was 15, an increase of 53%.

The Long & Foster Market Minute
*Detached, Attached, and Condo varies by local area Multiple Listing Service (MLS) definition. For more information regarding your specific market, contact one of Long & Foster's knowledgeable and experienced sales associates.
REALTOR, Equal Opportunity HousingInformation included in this report is based on data supplied by BRIGHTMLS 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 BRIGHTMLS or Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc.