Narragansett RI Real Estate Market
The Narragansett RI home sale market August 2015 is feeling the end of summer pick-up in home sales up by 50% over the prior month. August is a warmer month for all of RI coastal real estate sales and the home sales show revitalization. This oceanfront southern Rhode Island community is a buzz with vacationers and potential home buyers. Yet, comparing 2015 year to date through August over y-t-d through August 2014 shows a 3% decrease in home sold values and a 4% decrease in home sales so far this year in Narragansett. The average house still commands an above average price for the RI real estate market.
Reduced affordable home inventory and weather has impacted home sales so far this year. The question is will Narragansett home sales be made up for it in the summer months? It was answered this month with a burst of home sales.
As this is one of the prime RI coastal real estate oceanfront beach towns to reside in, Narragansett offers home buyers a variety of property choices. Narragansett real estate is more expensive than surrounding towns. Be prepared for this and make sure your financing is in place.
Claim your cottage or have plenty of cash for your Ocean Road, Great Island, Anawan Cliffs or oceanfront Narragansett neighborhood home. The desirability never seems to lessen with home buyers here. Let us take a look at what the market is doing this month in home sales…
The Narragansett home sale market August 2015 update is as follows:
Properties active and on the market: 206 (2% less than the prior month)
- Single-family properties sold in the month: 30 (50% increase over prior month)
- Average sales price: $ 442,000 ($482,000 last month)
- Median sales price: $ 377,000
- Sales price to list price ratio: 95% (93% last month)
- Average days on the market: 83 (43% increase in days on market)
- Sales currently pending: 17 (19% less than prior month)
Narragansett homes sale absorption rate is 6.5 months worth of home inventory. It is a balanced market in real estate market at certain price points and locations.
One of the neighborhoods in demand is Narragansett Pier which has a few homes on the market, homes here go into contract quickly and the price point will likely put you up well over $500,000. Remember that the RI real estate here, we are talking land. It is expensive so small lots are the norm especially in the beach neighborhood.
There have been 5- $1 million plus luxury Narragansett homes sold in 2015 so far. The Narragansett luxury market has been slower this year.
Narragansett RI Real Estate Market August 2015
- Breakdown of the 30 Narragansett home sales this month is as follows: 4 homes sold under $300,000, 13 homes sold between $300,000-$400,000, 12 homes sold over $400,000 but less than $1 million and 1 homes sold for over $1 million.
- The luxury oceanfront Narragansett home market had 1 home sale this month (over $1 million).
Staying informed on Narragansett Real Estate Sales in Auugst 2015 and its trending is key to every homeowner who is thinking of selling their home. Know the home market, work with a knowledgeable real estate agent who knows online marketing and price your home well.
Consider an agent that uses state of the art aerial videos to showcase, market and sell your Narragansett home the right way. Online marketing is a key real estate tool in marketing and successfully selling your home to set your home apart as ‘eye candy’. Consistent use of social media to promote Narragansett real estate is essential to all home sellers.
The Narragansett homes sale market remains steady and is still selling with home buyers as we are at the end of summer. This RI waterfront community in Washington County is known for its beaches, oceanfront beaches, eclectic seafood restaurants and good RI public schools.
Looking to buy a Narragansett home for sale? You have come to the right place! Let me help guide you through the Narragansett maze of homes. My knowledge of Narragansett neighborhoods ( Great Island, Calef Avenue, Harbour Island, etc.) and condo complexes is an asset to you as a seller. The time to find the neighborhoods you want to live in is now.
The most current Narragansett homes for sale $300,000-$800,000:
Are you considering buying or selling a Narragansett luxury coastal home? Discussing your home needs is essential in this market. Let me show what I can do for Narragansett clients successfully. Please reach out to me, Ginny Lacey Gorman, RI coastal and luxury real estate agent, at 401.529.7849 or email me at Ginny@RiHouseHunt.com for a home evaluation analysis and to discuss how we can work together. I would love the opportunity to help you in your RI home search or sale.
*late reporting and corrections from MLS changed the Narragansett home sale information.
Narragansett RI Real Estate Market Update August 2015