The Long & Foster Market Minute

Focus On: Ocean City Housing Market September 2021

Zip Code(s): 8226
Units Sold
Active Inventory
Median Sale Price
Days On Market
Down -30%
Vs. Year Ago
Down -4%
Vs. Year Ago
Up 24%
Vs. Year Ago
Down -8%
Vs. Year Ago

Units Sold
There was an increase in total units sold in September, with 102 sold this month in Ocean City 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 18 units or 4%. The total number of active inventory this September was 403 compared to 421 in September 2020. This month's total of 403 is higher than the previous month's total supply of available inventory of 396, an increase of 2%.

Median Sale Price
Last September, the median sale price for Ocean City Homes was $642,500. This September, the median sale price was $799,900, an increase of 24% or $157,400 compared to last year. The current median sold price is 1% higher than in August.

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

New Listings
Current Contracts
Sold Vs. List Price
Months of Supply
Down -38%
Vs. Year Ago
Down -45%
Vs. Year Ago
Up 1.6%
Vs. Year Ago
Up 37%
Vs. Year Ago

Months of Supply
In September, there was 4.0 months of supply available in Ocean City, compared to 2.9 in September 2020. That is an increase 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 122 homes newly listed for sale in Ocean City compared to 197 in September 2020, a decrease of 38%. There were 86 current contracts pending sale this September compared to 155 a year ago. The number of current contracts is 45% lower than last September.

Sale Price to List Price Ratio
In September, the average sale price in Ocean City was 98.2% of the average list price, which is 1.5% higher than at this time last year.

Days on Market
This month, the average number of days on market was 49, lower than the average last year, which was 53, a decrease of 8%.

The Long & Foster Market Minute Ocean City are defined as properties listed in zip code/s 8226.
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