The Long & Foster Market Minute

Focus On: Baltimore Metro Housing Market April 2019

Units Sold
3,401
Active Inventory
9,864
Median Sale Price
$275,000
Days On Market
56
Down -1%
Vs. Year Ago
Down -5%
Vs. Year Ago
Up 2%
Vs. Year Ago
Up 14%
Vs. Year Ago

Units Sold
There was an increase in total units sold in April, with 3,401 sold this month in Baltimore Metro Real Estate versus 3,152 last month, an increase of 8%. This month's total units sold was lower than at this time last year, a decrease of 1% versus April 2018.

Active Inventory
Versus last year, the total number of homes available this month is lower by 506 units or 5%. The total number of active inventory this April was 9,864 compared to 10,370 in April 2018. This month's total of 9,864 is lower than the previous month's total supply of available inventory of 9,999, a decrease of 1%.

Median Sale Price
Last April, the median sale price for Baltimore Metro Homes was $269,900. This April, the median sale price was $275,000, an increase of 2% or $5,100 compared to last year. The current median sold price is 3% higher than in March.

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


New Listings
6,250
Current Contracts
4,604
Sold Vs. List Price
98.8%
Months of Supply
2.9
Up 6%
Vs. Year Ago
Up 10%
Vs. Year Ago
No Change
Vs. Year Ago
Down -4%
Vs. Year Ago

Months of Supply
In April, there was 2.9 months of supply available in Baltimore Metro, compared to 3.0 in April 2018. That is a decrease of 4% 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 6,250 homes newly listed for sale in Baltimore Metro compared to 5,882 in April 2018, an increase of 6%. There were 4,604 current contracts pending sale this April compared to 4,190 a year ago. The number of current contracts is 10% higher than last April.

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

Days on Market
This month, the average number of days on market was 56, higher than the average last year, which was 49, an increase of 14%.

The Long & Foster Market Minute *Defined as the counties of Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Harford, and Howard and Baltimore City in MD
*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.