Median home prices increase 3 percent; contracts still strong!
The median selling price of a home in MRED's markets statewide for the week ending June 22 was $250,000, up three percent from the same period in 2019.
The lift in prices is one of many statistics in the MRED Weekly Market Snapshot, which shows that despite the COVID-19 pandemic, buyers are still willing to pay a premium for the right home.
Other highlights from this week's report include:
- Homes under contract continued to outpace previous-year numbers. There were 4,993 homes going under contract in the week ending June 22, a 49 percent increase over the same period in 2019.
- Rental prices saw a 2.8 percent increase over 2019 levels. The average rent in MRED's markets was $1,850 last week.
- The inventory of homes actively being marketed in MRED's system declined 3 percent to 70,992 properties.