Sykesville, MD Real Estate Market Report For April 2016
Located west of Baltimore in Carroll County, Sykesville is the quintessential small town of Maryland. This lovely spot has a quiet setting and four well-defined, beautiful seasons. Offering an unparalleled quality of life, Sykesville real estate is home to affordable housing, outstanding education, abundant recreational opportunities, and plenty of shopping. It's proximity to major commuting routes make it desirable for those who work in the neighboring cities, but prefer a relaxed setting for their family life.
The average sold price in April 2016 for a Sykesville MD home was $370,360 which is a 7% increase from this time last year. Home values in this area have remained steady, and continue to tick upwards as more families move further out for a better quality of life, and the excellent education system that's available here. Of the 138 listings currently on the market, 109 of them are new, a 15% increase from this time last year.
The are currently 63 new under contracts reported for April 2016, an impressive 70% increase from last year. Buyers are definitely looking for homes in this area, and with a List Price to Sold Price ratio of 94.8%, when homes list, they sell with very little fluctuation in price. The lower numbers of homes are the market compared with other areas is the result of 2 factors. This area is considerably smaller compared with Ellicott city for example, and once people move into this area, they tend to stay. This leaves buyers with a smaller selection of homes to choose from, which gives sellers the opportunity to get asking price for their homes.
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