The Long & Foster Market Minute

Focus On: Arlington County Housing Market May 2020

Units Sold
185
Active Inventory
254
Median Sale Price
$646,000
Days On Market
18
Down
Vs. Year Ago
Down -22%
Vs. Year Ago
Up 4%
Vs. Year Ago
Up 6%
Vs. Year Ago

Units Sold
There was a decrease in total units sold in May, with 185 sold this month in Arlington County Real Estate. This month's total units sold was lower than at this time last year.

Active Inventory
Versus last year, the total number of homes available this month is lower by 71 units or 22%. The total number of active inventory this May was 254 compared to 325 in May 2019. This month's total of 254 is lower than the previous month's total supply of available inventory of 278, a decrease of 9%.

Median Sale Price
Last May, the median sale price for Arlington County Homes was $620,000. This May, the median sale price was $646,000, an increase of 4% or $26,000 compared to last year. The current median sold price is 4% lower 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
251
Current Contracts
225
Sold Vs. List Price
99.6%
Months of Supply
1.4
Down -35%
Vs. Year Ago
Down -29%
Vs. Year Ago
Down -0.8%
Vs. Year Ago
Up 30%
Vs. Year Ago

Months of Supply
In May, there was 1.4 months of supply available in Arlington County, compared to 1.1 in May 2019. That is an increase of 31% 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 251 homes newly listed for sale in Arlington County compared to 387 in May 2019, a decrease of 35%. There were 225 current contracts pending sale this May compared to 315 a year ago. The number of current contracts is 29% lower than last May.

Sale Price to List Price Ratio
In May, the average sale price in Arlington County was 99.6% of the average list price, which is 0.8% lower than at this time last year.

Days on Market
This month, the average number of days on market was 18, higher than the average last year, which was 17, an increase of 6%.

The Long & Foster Market Minute
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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.