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Closed Sales of Single-Family Homes in Greater Hartford Down 12 Percent

Increase in median sales price

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(Hartford, Conn., June 16, 2020) – According to the Greater Hartford Association of REALTORS® (GHAR), closed sales of single-family homes in Greater Hartford decreased 12.75 percent over May of last year (from 643 to 561). Pending sales decreased 15.45 percent (from 712 to 602) and the median sale price increased 1.92 percent (from $260,000 to $265,000). New listings decreased 31.22 percent (from 1198 to 824) and inventory dropped 31.91 percent (from 2795 to 1903), during this same timeframe.

In year-to-date statistics, year over year, new listings dropped 20.70 percent (from 4348 to 3448). Pending sales decreased 2.07 percent (from 2612 to 2558) and closed sales stayed relatively unchanged at 0.04 percent (from 2323 to 2322). The median sales price increased 6.3 percent (from $235,000 to $249,900) and the average days spent on market decreased 5.80 percent (from 69 to 65 days), during this same year to date, year over year, timeframe.

Condominium closed sales decreased 25.00 percent (from 172 to 129) and pending sales decreased 35.5 percent (from 183 to 118) over May of 2019. The median sale price increased 16.95 percent (from $169,950 to $198,750) and inventory decreased 29.37 percent (from 630 to 445). New listings dropped 31.66 percent (from 259 to 177) over this time, versus a year ago.

“Mortgage rates are still quite low and buyer confidence is on the rise,” said GHAR CEO, Holly Callanan. “It’s an excellent time to list property for sale and REALTORS are the best resource to assist in that process,” she said.

“The economic lockdowns – occurring from mid-March through April in most states – have temporarily disrupted home sales,” said Lawrence Yun, National Association of REALTORS® chief economist. “But the listings that are on the market are still attracting buyers and boosting home prices.”

 

The Greater Hartford Association of REALTORS® (GHAR) is the largest local real estate trade association in Connecticut, serving over 4000 members in the 27 town Greater Hartford real estate brokerage community. The Association provides technology, training, networking and business support to members, and supports a healthy real estate market by upholding high professional and ethical standards through a Code of Ethics, ongoing education and certification programs. As the advocate for the real estate brokerage industry, GHAR is the Voice for Real Estate® in the Greater Hartford region. For more information, call 1.860.561.1800 or visit www.gharonline.com.

Keara Langston, Communications Director
Greater Hartford Association of REALTORS®
t: 860.561.1800  f: 860.561.3573
www.gharonline.com

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Increase in Closed Sales of Single-Family Homes in Greater Hartford 

Friday, August 16, 2019
According to the Greater Hartford Association of REALTORSŪ (GHAR), closed sales of single family homes in greater Hartford increased 0.70 percent (from 713 to 718) over July of last year. The median sale price decreased 4.86 percent (from $278,950 to $265,400) and pending sales increased 2.11 percent (from 663 to 677). New listings decreased 4.73 percent (from 951 to 906) and inventory dropped 8.13 percent (from 2952 to 2712), during this same month, one year ago.
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Drop in Closed Sales of Single-Family Homes in Greater Hartford 

Friday, July 19, 2019
According to the Greater Hartford Association of REALTORSŪ (GHAR), closed sales of single family homes in greater Hartford decreased 2.18 percent (from 781 to 764) over June of last year. The median sale price decreased 0.74 percent (from $270,000 to $268,000) and pending sales dropped 2.65 percent (from 755 to 735). New listings decreased 3.72 percent (from 1048 to 1009) and inventory dropped 6.01 percent (from 2930 to 2754), during this same year-over-year timeframe.
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Closed Sales of Single-Family Homes in Greater Hartford Rise Over 5 Percent 

Tuesday, June 18, 2019
According to the Greater Hartford Association of REALTORSŪ (GHAR), closed sales of single family homes in greater Hartford increased 5.32 percent (from 601 to 633). The median sale price increased 8.33 percent (from $240,000 to $260,000) and pending sales rose 11.56 percent (from 666 to 743) over May of 2019. New listings increased 1.70 percent (from 1178 to 1198) and inventory dropped 6.88 percent (from 2909 to 2709), during this same year-over-year timeframe.
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Slight Rise in Median Sale Price of Single-Family Homes in Greater Hartford 

Friday, May 17, 2019
According to the Greater Hartford Association of REALTORSŪ (GHAR), the median sale price of single family homes in greater Hartford increased 0.44 percent (from $225,000 to $226,000). Closed sales decreased 2.85 percent (from 947 to 920) and pending sales dropped 1.82 percent (from 1868 to 1834) over April of 2019. New listings increased 1.36 percent (from 1907 to 1933) and inventory dropped 1.52 percent (from 5006 to 4930), during this same timeframe.
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Decrease in Closed Sales of Single-Family Homes in Greater Hartford 

Tuesday, April 16, 2019
According to the Greater Hartford Association of REALTORSŪ (GHAR), closed sales of single family homes in greater Hartford dropped 2.67 percent over March of 2018 (from 825 to 803). The median sale price decreased 2.62 percent (from $224,900 to $219,000). New listings increased 0.80 percent (from 1623 to 1636) and inventory dropped 2.29 percent (from 4505 to 4402), during this same timeframe.
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Decrease in Median Sales Price of Single-Family Homes in Greater Hartford 

Wednesday, March 27, 2019
According to the Greater Hartford Association of REALTORSŪ (GHAR), closed sales of single family homes in greater Hartford rose 5.25 percent over February of 2018 (from 571 to 601). The median sale price decreased 6.98 percent (from $215,000 to $200,000). New listings decreased 15.05 percent (from 1269 to 1078) and inventory dropped 5.55 percent (from 4128 to 3899), during this same timeframe.
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Increase of Closed Sales of Single-Family Homes in Greater Hartford 

Tuesday, February 19, 2019
According to the Greater Hartford Association of REALTORSŪ (GHAR), closed sales of single family homes in greater Hartford rose 7.92 percent over January of 2018 (from 644 to 695). Pending sales increased 2.42 percent (from 1033 to 1058) and the median sale price decreased 1.20 percent (from $209,000 to $206,500). New listings increased 1.27 percent (from 1103 to 1117) and inventory dropped 1.62 percent (from 3826 to 3764), during this same timeframe.
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Slight Uptick in Median Sales Price of Single-Family Homes in Greater Hartford 

Wednesday, January 16, 2019
The median sale price of single family homes in greater Hartford rose 0.46 percent (from $219,000 to $220,000) from this December over December of last year, according to the Greater Hartford Association of REALTORSŪ (GHAR). Closed sales remained unchanged at 913 houses sold. New listings decreased 14.23 percent (from 745 to 639). Inventory decreased 0.53 percent (from 3778 to 3758) during this same year-over-year timeframe.
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Increase in Median Sales Price of
Single-Family Homes in Gr. Hartford
 

Tuesday, December 18, 2018
The median sale price of single family homes in greater Hartford rose 4.88 percent (from $215,000 to $225,500), according to the Greater Hartford Association of REALTORSŪ (GHAR). Closed sales increased 2.28 percent (from 966 to 988) over November of last year. New listings dropped 1.26 percent (from 1035 to 1022). Inventory decreased 0.80 percent (from 4366 to 4331) during this same year-over-year timeframe.
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Slight Increase in Closed Sales of Single-Family Homes in Greater Hartford 

Tuesday, November 20, 2018
According to the Greater Hartford Association of REALTORSŪ (GHAR), closed sales of single family homes in greater Hartford increased 0.79 percent (from 1011 to 1019) over October of last year. The median sale price also rose 2.74 percent (from $219,000 to $225,000) and new listings dropped 1.45 percent (from 1444 to 1423). Inventory decreased 0.31 percent (from 4893 to 4878) during this same year-over-year timeframe.

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