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Baltimore’s August housing snapshot breaks down trends by county

Long & Foster Housing Inventory Snapshot reports on Baltimore-area housing market trends
  • The largest volume of listings was reported in Baltimore County's condo/townhome category under $300,000, at 3,193.
  • Baltimore City saw a 9.9 percent increase in the median list price in the 30-day period measured, bringing the price to $109,900 for condo/townhomes under $300,000.
  • Harford County saw the most dramatic decreases in the average list price for the 30-day trend.

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Measuring housing data for Baltimore, Carroll, Harford, Cecil and Anne Arundel counties and the city of Baltimore, Long and Foster Real Estate's Tim Montoya finds August's most dramatic average list price decrease overall was in Harford County. Montoya's Housing Inventory Snapshot for the Baltimore real estate market pinpoints trends like inventory, days on market and home prices. The report breaks down aggregated values using MLS data, which is then broken down by county and the city of Baltimore. The report buckets categories such as single-family under $500,000, single-family over $500,000, condo/townhome under $300,000 and condo/townhome over $300,000. In Harford County, all but condo/townhomes under $300,000 saw a dip in average list price for the 30-day trend. Single-family homes below $500,000 saw a dip of 1.66 percent, while those above the mark fell 1.05 percent. Single-family homes under the $500,000 mark was pretty close in regards to average and median pric...