Howard County Real Estate Market Report April 2016
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This Howard County real estate market report includes a extensive 28 zip codes - and a wide array of homes in Ellicott City, Columbia, Clarksville and Elkridge just to name a few locations.
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Here is the overall assessment of the 3 major Real Estate Market indicators for Howard County, MD:
Indicator #1 - Homes Sold
There were an impressive 342 homes sold in Howard County for April 2016, this is little over 15% increase from this time last year. With Listing to Sold Price ratio at 97.1% homes are being priced well in this area, and there is little fluctuation in prices. This is wonderful news for Sellers looking to get top dollar for their home. With the Average sold price for homes being sold in Howard County around $427,771, this is still a wonderful place for first time buyers looking to raise a family in this wonderful location. This area has a little bit for everyone, which is why it has consistantly done well in the Real Estate Market.
ALERT - If you have been thinking about buying for more than a year - now is the time! Contact us for information on How to Get Ready to Buy (and/or How to Get Ready to Sell if you have a home to sell as well!)
Indicator #2 - Active Listings
There are currently 1,117 active listing for Howard County, MD. which provides buyers with plenty of options for home purchasing in this area. This is a small decrease from last year, which showed 1,154 active listings. New Home listings are at 765 for this month, an increase from last year, and it's perfect time for new buyers who are considering moving into this area for its amazing schools and community.
That is what we have been saying here at The EPIK Home Group of Keller Williams for a while - prices have stabilized and homes are selling fast while interest rates are still at HISTORIC LOWS!
Indicator #3 - Days on Market
Homes stayed on the market in April 2016 for an average of 69 days - that number includes areas such as Clarksville, MD where high end homes can take a while to find the right buyer! This days on market statistic is down from the average days on the market from April of last year.
Why Live in Howard County?
Howard County, MD is a great place to live with nationally recognized excellent public schools, lots of outdoor parks and recreation opportunities, an award winning historic main street and countless options for working, shopping and dining. No surprise this area between Baltimore and Washington, DC continues to have a very active real estate market! Read on for more details of the Howard County, MD real estate market!
What does this mean for people looking to invest in Howard County Real Estate? It means you want to use a local Realtor who knows the market REALLY well. Call a LOCAL Realtor to help you with your Howard County Real Estate needs.
Click here to check out any area in Howard County - this is an example of the Ellicott City MD Real Estate active listings but you can put in any zip code you want. (Feel free to save this link, it updates as the Ellicott City MD Real Estate market changes- you will always have the live market update).
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