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Your local Ellicott City, MD Expert will tell you - this market is picking up steam! New Listings are up, Under Contract Homes are up, Median Sold Price for homes is also up.
Let’s take a look at some of the major indicators for this month!
# 1- SOLD PRICE
The average sold price for detached homes in Ellicott City, MD in February 2017 was $444,000.
This is an increase in value of about 7% compared with February 2016. The number of Units sold in February was down by 50% compared with this same time last year. List to Sold Price are strong at 95.2%, indicating homes are priced well. Your Local Ellicott City, MD Real Estate Expert will tell you this is not uncommon for this time of the year. We are seeing it pick up steam as we head into spring! Those who are planning to list in Summer, to reconsider listing sooner. You may be pleasantly surprised with the turn around! Contact us and we'll help you get ready!
ALERT - If you have been thinking about selling for more than a year - now is the time as interest rates remain low and inventory is moving! Contact us for information on How to Get Ready to Sell (or How to Get Ready to Buy if you are looking to move into this area!)
# 2 - AVERAGE DAYS ON MARKET
The average Days on the Market rose to 98 days from 80! With Ellicott City Encompassing a large area, these numbers represent the average to include areas where home prices higher.
Click here to see the Ellicott City MD Real Estate active listings right now! (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).
# 3- NEW LISTINGS
There are currently 186 active listings in Ellicott City, MD , 109 of these homes are new for February 2017. The inventory is lower than it was last year, which had 223 properties available, but with most of these listings being new for February. It provides more options for buyers who are seriously navigating the current market. Under new contracts is up 22% from this time last year at 54, there are still plenty of families looking for that perfect place!
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LIVING IN ELLICOTT CITY
Our area is so wonderful that many people do not move out once they move in! Using a local Ellicott City, MD Realtor like EPIK Home Group is a great move since we are in touch with many homeowners even before they are ready to sell!
Ellicott City in Howard County, MD is a great place to live with 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 wonder this area between Baltimore and Washington, DC continues to have a very active 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.
Even if you already live in Ellicott City- it is always a good idea to know what homes are selling for in your area since selling prices affect your home's value as well!
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