Market Conditions for Watertown

May 2018

Median Sale Price
$187,450

 UP 38.95%
vs. Month Ago
Homes for Sale
60

 DOWN -20.00%
vs. Month Ago
Homes Sold
35

 UP 40.00%
vs. Month Ago
Avg Days on Market
54

 UP 22.72%
vs. Month Ago

Median Sale Price

The median sale price for homes in May was $187,450. The median sales price for homes in May rose by $52,550 compared to last month. This represents a 38.95% increase from April. Compared to the same month last year, the median price of homes rose by $51,250 representing a 37.62% year-over-year change.

The median sales price is the middle value of all sales occurring in the market during the past thirty days when you arrange these sales prices from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average as the median does not change as much as a result of a few unusually low or high sales prices.

Homes for Sale

The inventory of homes for sale fell by 15 in May to 60. This represents 20% decrease from April when 75 homes were on the market. Compared to the same month last year when there were 94 homes for sale, the inventory of homes for sale has fallen by 34 representing a -36.17% year-over-year change.

Homes for sale represents the number of active listings on the market during the specified month as reported in the MLS system operating within the market area.

Homes Sold

The inventory of homes for sale fell by 15 in May to 60. This represents 20% decrease from April when 75 homes were on the market. Compared to the same month last year when there were 94 homes for sale, the inventory of homes for sale has fallen by 34 representing a -36.17% year-over-year change.

Homes for sale represents the number of active listings on the market during the specified month as reported in the MLS system operating within the market area.

Avg Days on Market

The average days on market for a home sold in May (54) increased by 10 days compared to April. This represents a 22.72% increase in days on market for homes in the market from the previous month. Compared to the same month last year, the days on market for homes sold decreased by 19, a -26.02% year-over-year change.

Average Days on Market is the time period between the date when a home is listed for sale in an MLS system and the date it is sold.

Sale/List Price Ratio

The Sale/List Price Ratio of 99.08% in May rose by 1.89% compared to April and increased 3.42% compared to the same period last year.

Sale/List Price Ratio is the sale price of a listing divided by the original list price expressed as a percentage. The Sale/List Price Ratio for the market is determined by adding the Sale/List Price Ratio for each listing sold in the market during the month and dividing by the number of listings sold during the month.

New Homes

The number of homes listed in May (31) fell by 4 compared to April, a 11.42% change. Compared to May 2017, the number of new listings decreased by 14, a -31.11% year-over-year change.

Newly Listed Homes are the total count of homes that have been listed within the market area during the most recent month, as reported in the MLS system(s) operating in the market area.

Median List Price Homes

The median list price in May was $159,900. The median list price for homes in May remained unchanged $0 compared to last month. Compared to the same month last year, the median list price of homes decreased ($9,100) representing a -5.38% year-over-year decrease.

The median list price is the middle value of all currently active listings as reported in the MLS systems in the market area when you arrange these list prices from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average as the median does not change as much as a result of the existence of a few unusually low or high list prices.