Posts Tagged: market report

March 2024 Market Update

The month of February saw a statewide uptick in both sales and home prices, due to continued buyer demand and an increase in single-family homes available for sale. Statistics shared by Maine Listings indicate a jump in home sales of 11.44 percent, comparing February 2024 to February of last year. The median sales price increased… Read more »

February 2024 Market Update

Buyers across the state continue to be met with lower-than-average for sale inventory. Statistics shared by Maine Listings indicate a 1.98 percent decrease in sales while the median sales price (MSP) increased 8.62 percent – reaching $353,000 comparing January 2024 to January of last year. The MSP indicates that half of the homes were sold… Read more »

January 2024 Market Update

Maine continues to see a steady increase of qualified buyers while lack of inventory and current interest rates contribute to a lower-than-average number of real estate transactions.  Statistics shared by Maine Listings indicate a 6.14 percent decrease in sales comparing December 2023 to December 2022. For that same time, the median sales price increased 6.21… Read more »

December 2023 Market Update

Maine continues to see a high number of qualified buyers across the state while for-sale inventory remains low. According to Maine Listings, 1,218 homes were sold during the month of November, a decrease of 5.51 percent compared to November of last year. The median sales price for homes sold last month jumped 9.23 percent compared… Read more »

June 2023 Market Update

Low for-sale inventory continues to hinder buying efforts across Maine. Statistics shared by Maine Listings show sold-prices for homes increased 6.57 percent in May 2023 compared to May of last year, with a median sales price (MSP) of $373,000. The MSP indicates that half of the homes were sold for more and half sold for… Read more »

May 2023 Real Estate Market Update

Due to low inventory and higher interest rates, homebuying efforts across Maine continue to struggle. Statistics shared by Maine Listings show a decrease of 30.53 percent for home sales in April 2023 compared to April 2022. Prices, however, increased 6.21 percent to a median sales price (MSP) of $367,500. The MSP indicates that half of… Read more »

March 2023 Real Estate Market Update

Availability of properties for sale continues to be an issue for buyers of single-family existing homes across Maine. According to Maine Listings, Realtors sold 708 homes last month—a dip of 19.4 percent from February 2022. Prices increased 10.7 percent in the past year, with data indicating a median sales price (MSP) of $329,250. The MSP… Read more »

February 2023 Lincoln County Maine Real Estate Update

Sales of single-family existing homes in Maine continue to be affected by rising mortgage interest rates and a smaller number of available homes for sale. Maine Listings announced a 34.99 percent sales decrease in January 2023, compared to January 2022. The median sales price (MSP) for homes sold in January 2023 reached $325,000, an increase… Read more »

October 2022 Market Update

According to the Maine Association of Realtors, home prices seem to be stabilizing with sales of single-family homes remaining strong. The month of September saw sales of 1,890 single-family homes with a median sales price (MSP) of $330,000. The MSP indicates that half of the homes were sold for more and half sold for less…. Read more »

September 2022 Market Update

Statistics shared by Maine Listings indicate a decrease of 9.89 percent in sales for single-family homes across the state comparing August 2022 to August 2021. The median sales price saw an increase of 9.68 percent, reaching $340,000 over August of last year. The MSP indicates that half of the homes were sold for more and… Read more »

July 2022 Market Update

According to Maine Listings, sales of single-family homes in Maine saw a decline of 9.83 percent, presumably in response to rising interest rates. Compared to June 2021, the statewide median sales price (MSP) jumped 16.4 percent in June 2022 reaching $360,825. The MSP indicates that half of the homes were sold for more and half… Read more »

June 2022 Market Update

As for-sale inventory remains a limiting factor, home values continue to climb. Statistics shared by Maine Listings show the statewide median sales price (MSP) reached $350,000 in May 2022, an increase of 14.75 percent over May of last year. The MSP indicates that half of the homes were sold for more and half sold for… Read more »

March 2022 Market Update

Persistent buyer demand for Maine real estate combined with low for-sale inventory continues to fuel a competitive market, driving sale prices higher. According to Maine Listings, February 2022 sales declined 17.33 percent compared to February 2021, while the median sales price (MSP) increased 21.48 percent, reaching $297,500. The MSP indicates that half of the homes… Read more »

February 2022 Market Update

Maine real estate experienced another historic high for sales of single-family homes in the month of January. Though statistics shared from Maine Listings indicate a slight decrease of 7.2 percent in sales compared to January of last year, sales numbers are still experiencing the positive effects of COVID-19. Sales in January 2022 exceeded those of… Read more »

January 2022 Market Update

Strong demand for single-family homes in Maine persisted for the full sales year of 2021. Statistics shared by Maine Listings indicated the statewide median sales price (MSP) reached $299,000 last year, showing an increase of 16.8 percent with the number of sales increasing 2.41 percent.  The MSP indicates that half of the homes were sold… Read more »

December 2021 Market Update

While increased demand for single-family homes in Maine continues, for-sale inventory remains lower than usual. Data released by Maine Listings showed a slight sales decrease of 7.99 percent in November 2021 while prices increased 11.11 percent compared to November 2020. The median sales price (MSP) reached $300,000, compared to $270,000 in November of last year…. Read more »

October 2021 Market Update

Demand for single-family existing homes across Maine continues to surpass pre-COVID numbers. According to Maine Listings, while sales decreased 9.74 percent in September, prices jumped 16.92 percent. The median sales price (MSP) for the 2,067 homes sold last month reached $320,000. The MSP indicates that half of the homes were sold for more and half… Read more »

July 2021 Real Estate Market Update

Buyer demand continues to increase values of Maine’s single-family existing homes. Data shared by Maine Listings shows a statewide median sales price (MSP) of $310,000 in June—a 24.5 percent increase over June 2020. The MSP indicates that half of the homes were sold for more and half sold for less. Sales have also increased 14.71… Read more »

May 2021 Real Estate Market Update

The demand for single-family homes persists as highly-motivated buyers continue to pursue Maine real estate options. Statistics shared by Maine listings show a sales increase of 35.68 percent in April 2021 compared to April 2020. The statewide median sales price (MSP) reached $276,000 – a leap of 17.05 percent between this April and last. Maine’s… Read more »

March 2021 Real Estate Market Update

Despite the yearlong COVID-19 pandemic, the Maine real estate market continues to thrive. According to statistics provided by Maine Listings, the month of February 2021 indicated a sales increase of 22.77 percent compared to the previous year. The median sales price (MSP) for homes reached $244,900, which shows an increase of 12.91 percent from 2020… Read more »