The Long & Foster Market Minute

Focus On: Worcester County Housing Market April 2020

Units Sold
200
Active Inventory
855
Median Sale Price
$276,950
Days On Market
112
Down -13%
Vs. Year Ago
Down -26%
Vs. Year Ago
Up 3%
Vs. Year Ago
Up 15%
Vs. Year Ago

Units Sold
There was a decrease in total units sold in April, with 200 sold this month in Worcester County Real Estate versus 214 last month, a decrease of 7%. This month's total units sold was lower than at this time last year, a decrease of 13% versus April 2019.

Active Inventory
Versus last year, the total number of homes available this month is lower by 308 units or 26%. The total number of active inventory this April was 855 compared to 1,163 in April 2019. This month's total of 855 is lower than the previous month's total supply of available inventory of 891, a decrease of 4%.

Median Sale Price
Last April, the median sale price for Worcester County Homes was $269,900. This April, the median sale price was $276,950, an increase of 3% or $7,050 compared to last year. The current median sold price is 8% 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
134
Current Contracts
116
Sold Vs. List Price
96.5%
Months of Supply
4.3
Down -60%
Vs. Year Ago
Down -49%
Vs. Year Ago
Down -0.6%
Vs. Year Ago
Down -15%
Vs. Year Ago

Months of Supply
In April, there was 4.3 months of supply available in Worcester County, compared to 5.0 in April 2019. That is a decrease of 15% 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 134 homes newly listed for sale in Worcester County compared to 339 in April 2019, a decrease of 60%. There were 116 current contracts pending sale this April compared to 226 a year ago. The number of current contracts is 49% lower than last April.

Sale Price to List Price Ratio
In April, the average sale price in Worcester County was 96.5% 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 112, higher than the average last year, which was 97, an increase of 15%.

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.