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A Little Heat in the Winter: The DC Housing Market in January, By the Numbers

by UrbanTurf Staff

A home that sold in January in DC. 

January is normally a pretty slow month for the real estate market, but that wasn't the case this year. 

An approximately one-month supply of homes for sale in the DC region in January did not dampen regional home prices, which reached a 10-year high for January, or home sales, which rose 8% compared to January 2019. 

Below, UrbanTurf picked out a number of numbers and statistics from the January housing report from MarketStats by ShowingTime that illustrate the current climate of the market. 

  • 5,385 -- The number of active listings on the market in the region, down 15% compared to January 2019. 
  • 1.2 -- The months of supply of active homes for sale in January, down 21% from January 2019. 
  • $444,000 - The median home price for the region in January, the highest level for January in a decade. 
  • 40 -- The number of months in a row that home prices have gone up year-over-year in the DC region. 
  • 27% -- How much home sales rose in Montgomery County, year over year. 
  • 18% -- The increase in number of homes to go under contract in DC, compared to January 2019. 
  • 97.7% -- The average home sales to list price ratio in the DC area, the highest January level in a decade. 

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This article originally published at https://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/the-dc-housing-market-in-january-by-the-numbers/16447

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