The Long & Foster Market Minute

Focus On: James City County Housing Market March 2021

Units Sold
147
Active Inventory
155
Median Sale Price
$390,000
Days On Market
34
Up 25%
Vs. Year Ago
Down -66%
Vs. Year Ago
Up 21%
Vs. Year Ago
Down -44%
Vs. Year Ago

Units Sold
There was an increase in total units sold in March, with 147 sold this month in James City County Real Estate. This month's total units sold was higher than at this time last year.

Active Inventory
Versus last year, the total number of homes available this month is lower by 297 units or 66%. The total number of active inventory this March was 155 compared to 452 in March 2020. This month's total of 155 is lower than the previous month's total supply of available inventory of 158, a decrease of 2%.

Median Sale Price
Last March, the median sale price for James City County Homes was $323,500. This March, the median sale price was $390,000, an increase of 21% or $66,500 compared to last year. The current median sold price is 5% higher than in February.

Median sale price is the middle sale price in a given month. The same number of properties are above & below the median.


New Listings
180
Current Contracts
169
Sold Vs. List Price
99.7%
Months of Supply
1.1
Up 8%
Vs. Year Ago
Up 19%
Vs. Year Ago
Up 0.5%
Vs. Year Ago
Down -73%
Vs. Year Ago

Months of Supply
In March, there was 1.1 months of supply available in James City County, compared to 3.8 in March 2020. That is a decrease of 72% versus a year ago.

Months of supply is calculated by dividing current inventory by current sales. It indicates how many months would be needed to sell all of the inventory available at the current rate of demand.

New Listings & Current Contracts
This month there were 180 homes newly listed for sale in James City County compared to 166 in March 2020, an increase of 8%. There were 169 current contracts pending sale this March compared to 142 a year ago. The number of current contracts is 19% higher than last March.

Sale Price to List Price Ratio
In March, the average sale price in James City County was 99.7% of the average list price, which is 0.5% higher than at this time last year.

Days on Market
This month, the average number of days on market was 34, lower than the average last year, which was 61, a decrease of 44%.

The Long & Foster Market Minute
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REALTOR, Equal Opportunity HousingInformation included in this report is based on data supplied by WAAR and its member Association(s) of REALTORS, who are not responsible for its accuracy. Does not reflect all activity in the marketplace. Information contained in this report is deemed reliable but not guaranteed, should be independently verified, and does not constitute an opinion of WAAR or Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc.