Charlestown RI Real Estate Market February 2016

Charlestown RI Real Estate Market February 2016


The Charlestown RI home sale market in February 2016 has had a sweet uptick in real estate sales over the prior month with sales being up 120%.   As you look back at the home sales in Charlestown for 2016 as compared to 2015 (comparing the first two months of the years), it shows a similar number of home sales year over year.  Home sold values have decreased by 9% over 2015 so far this year.  This is due to the lack of higher end homes not selling well yet for this community.  


Charlestown RI Real Estate Market February 2016


Home buyers need to be ready, willing and able to buy on homes especially in the under $300,000 price range.  Sellers do call me now as I have buyers waiting for homes to buy in the under $400,000 price range.  It is the spring market and the right priced home inventory is lacking.  This Charlestown RI real estate market update is provided by Ginny Lacey Gorman of RI coastal real estate.

Furthermore, home buyers have indicated they want well priced homes that need little updating.  There are five factors that will sell your home in the best manner so understand them.  Ensuring that you price and stage your home properly is certainly key.

Ensure you work with a real estate professional who knows the real estate area well that you are buying into.  When Charlestown RI Real Estate Market February 2016you have the Atlantic Ocean at many oceanfront doorsteps, home prices can be in the higher range.

This is a mixture of a waterfront and rural community living depending upon your location desire for Charlestown RI homes.  It is wonderful to be able to have that choice in this RI town.

Charlestown RI homes sold for the month of February are down 8% over the prior month and this is due to lack of inventory and winter here.

No $1 million and over Charlestown homes sold this month.  The average per square foot cost of all sold Charlestown homes in 2016 is $284/square foot.  As they say, oceanfront and waterfront are always in high demand.   Consider buying now for yourself or for generations to come and buying as an extended family.  It is a great way to spend family time together by the coast.

Home buyers are actively seeking good property values and lower priced affordable homes with the town’s lower real estate taxes.  This makes Charlestown a highly desirable community to buy into.

What does this town offer home buyers?  It is closer to Connecticut, to a wonderful ocean area retreat and offers oceanfront residences as well as country homes.  It is the stunning coastline, quiet neighborhoods, beach side homes and serene landscapes that draw home buyers to this Charlestown location.   Here is the Charlestown February 2016 home sales update for the month, as follows:

  • Properties active and on the market: 79 ( 4% fewer homes than prior month)
  • Single-family properties closed: 11 ( 120% more than prior month) 
  • Average sales price: $331,000 
  • Median sales  price: $270,000  
  • Sales price to list price ratio: 97% (88% last month)
  • Average days on the market: 88  (67 days on market last month)
  • Sales currently pending: 17 ( 42% more than prior month)
  • Highest priced home sold this month was $710,000.

 So the number of Charlestown home sales are equal in 2016 so far compared to the same period in 2015.  Charlestown home sold prices are down by 9% over the same time period in 2015.

The average Charlestown home sold price is $337,000 on 16 sales in 2016.  The stunning Charlestown coastal luxury homes are a continual draw for home buyers.


Charlestown RI Real Estate Market February 2016

Charlestown’s home absorption rate is between a buyers and balanced real estate market.

  • Home absorption is the amount of time it will take to sell all the homes currently on the market without any additional homes being added to the market.
      • Breakdown of the 11 Charlestown RI home sales is as follows for the month: 6 homes sold under $300,000, 3 homes sold between $300,000-$400,000 and 2 homes sold over $400,000 but less than a million dollars and 0 homes sold for over $1 million.

From coastal Charlestown homes to the rural country homes.  You are never far from the ocean and the Rhode Island beaches here.  It is a great time to buy in the Quonnie neighborhood too if you are looking at beachfront homes for sale.

Here are the most current and up to date Charlestown homes for sale :

This is the time to reach out to me, Ginny Gorman, by email at or call me at 401.529.7849 to discuss listing your Charlestown real estate needs.  Developing a solid marketing plan for your home is essential and getting it show ready to sell. I do assist buyers too at no cost to them when you are looking for a designated buyers’ agent to protect your home buying interest.  The spring market is here and home buyers are looking for well priced homes.

 Working with a successful luxury Charlestown RI real estate listing agent will give you the expertise, local knowledge and strongest negotiation skills at your finger tips.  It is about selling your home right?!

Charlestown RI Real Estate Market February 2016


Waterfront, oceanfront, luxury and coastal Charlestown Rhode Island real estate is my specialty but all of RI is my backyard.  When you are in need of a Charlestown real estate professional and specialist for your buying, selling or relocating needs call Ginny Gorman.  She is an internet savvy marketer and RI real estate agent who sells houses in this real estate market, call Ginny Gorman at 401.529.7849 or email me at today.  Always work with a buyer’s agent who has your best interests at heart.