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Baldwin County Monthly Housing Report: April 2019

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

ROBERTSDALE, Ala. – The busy tourism season is upon us, and this doesn’t only apply to the beach areas in Baldwin County. The housing market is swinging up for the summer and it seems to only be getting busier for Realtors, home buyers and sellers. Baldwin Realtors’ Multiple Listing Service (MLS) reports the total amount of residential active inventory in April 2019 was 3,148.

A total of 715 properties were sold last month, which is a decrease of 7.6% from April 2018 (774). For the first time in more than a year, properties are staying on the market for a longer period than the previous month—but not by much. Properties are staying on the market for approximately 88 days in 2019, a 3.5% increase from last year (85 days). April total sales volume decreased 5.2% this year to $209,628,636 from $221,183,361 in April 2018.

The average sales price of residential properties in Baldwin County in April 2019 increased 4.2 % from 2018. In April 2018, the average sales price was $281,369, and in 2019, it was $293,186.

Residential MLS Stats by Area:

Central Baldwin
Residential Properties sold in April 2019: 160
Average Sales Price: $194,402
Average Days on Market: 87
Average Sales Price Change from April 2018: Increase 5%

Coastal Condos
Residential Properties sold in April 2019: 146
Average Sales Price: $388,355
Average Days on Market: 88
Average Sales Price Change from April 2018: Decrease 5%

Coastal Homes
Residential Properties sold in April 2019: 86
Average Sales Price: $455,488
Average Days on Market: 111
Average Sales Price Change from April 2018: Increase 6%

Eastern Shore
Residential Properties sold in April 2019: 189
Average Sales Price: $293,323
Average Days on Market: 86
Average Sales Price Change from April 2018: Decrease 4%

North Baldwin
Residential Properties sold in April 2019: 21
Average Sales Price: $138,239
Average Days on Market: 75
Average Sales Price Change from April 2018: Increase 21%