The Long & Foster Market Minute

Focus On: Portsmouth City Housing Market March 2021

Units Sold
192
Active Inventory
193
Median Sale Price
$205,000
Days On Market
31
Up 26%
Vs. Year Ago
Down -59%
Vs. Year Ago
Up 14%
Vs. Year Ago
Down -43%
Vs. Year Ago

Units Sold
There was an increase in total units sold in March, with 192 sold this month in Portsmouth City Real Estate versus 152 last month, an increase of 26%. This month's total units sold was higher than at this time last year, an increase of 26% versus March 2020.

Active Inventory
Versus last year, the total number of homes available this month is lower by 279 units or 59%. The total number of active inventory this March was 193 compared to 472 in March 2020. This month's total of 193 is lower than the previous month's total supply of available inventory of 249, a decrease of 22%.

Median Sale Price
Last March, the median sale price for Portsmouth City Homes was $180,000. This March, the median sale price was approximately the same at $205,000. The current median sold price is 14% higher than in March 2020.

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


New Listings
272
Current Contracts
288
Sold Vs. List Price
100.5%
Months of Supply
1.0
Up 5%
Vs. Year Ago
Up 45%
Vs. Year Ago
Up 2.2%
Vs. Year Ago
Down -68%
Vs. Year Ago

Months of Supply
In March, there was 1.0 months of supply available in Portsmouth City, compared to 3.1 in March 2020. That is a decrease of 68% 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 272 homes newly listed for sale in Portsmouth City compared to 260 in March 2020, an increase of 5%. There were 288 current contracts pending sale this March compared to 198 a year ago. The number of current contracts is 45% higher than last March.

Sale Price to List Price Ratio
In March, the average sale price in Portsmouth City was 100.5% of the average list price, which is 2.1% higher than at this time last year.

Days on Market
This month, the average number of days on market was 31, lower than the average last year, which was 54, a decrease of 43%.

The Long & Foster Market Minute
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REALTOR, Equal Opportunity HousingInformation included in this report is based on data supplied by REIN 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 REIN or Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc.