Narragansett Real Estate Market September 2016 Update

Narragansett RI Home Sale Inventory Report

For the Month of September 2016


The Narragansett Rhode Island home sale market in September 2016 is up with home sales increasing 26% this month over the prior month.  This oceanfront southern Rhode Island community has blossomed well with home sales this year being up 3% so far.


 Comparing 2016 over 2015, a 14% increase in home sold values and a 3% increase in the number of home sales took place in the first nine months of 2016 over 2015!  The average Narragansett house still commands an above average price for the Rhode Island real estate market at $529,000.  Also, past sold homes are on the market for 2.5  months until going into pending sales agreement.  It continues to be a busy and competitive market for home buyers especially on or within walking distance to the ocean.  


Narragansett Real Estate Market September 2016 Update


The question is will Narragansett RI real estate coastal home sales continue their upwards momentum for the rest of 2016?  If you are a potential home seller why are you waiting to sell?  Now is the time to get ahead of the curve.


Narragansett RI Real Estate Market September 2016 Report

As this is one of the prime southern RI coastal real estate oceanfront beach towns to reside in, Narragansett offers home buyers a variety of property choices.  Narragansett homes for sale are more expensive than surrounding towns.  Narragansett Real Estate Market September 2016 UpdateThere is a reduced inventory of land and lots are usually smaller here.  Be prepared for this and always make sure your financing is in place when buying.

Claim your location or have plenty of cash for your Ocean Road, Great Island, Anawan Cliffs, Calef Avenue,Narragansett Pier 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 September 2016 update is as follows:

Properties active and on the market: 149 (10% less than the prior month)

  • Single-family properties sold in the month: 24 (26% more than prior month)
  • Average sales price: $ 644,000 
  • Median sales  price: $ 415,000 
  • Sales price to list price ratio: 95% (97% last month)
  • Average days on the market: 77 
  • Sales currently pending: 30 (11% more than prior month) 

Narragansett homes sale absorption rate is 6 months worth of home inventory.  It is a balanced market in real estate market this month.

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 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.


Twelve Narragansett luxury homes sold for over $1 million so far in 2016.

Let us review the breakdown of home sales in Narragansett RI Real Estate Market this month:


  • Breakdown of the 24 Narragansett home sales this month is as follows: 6 homes sold under $300,000, 5 homes sold between $300,000-$400,000, 11 homes sold over $400,000 but less than $1 million and 2 homes sold for over $1 million.


  • The highest sold priced home this month was $3,900,000 and located in Sand Hill Cove in the Point Judith neighborhood.  While the average square foot cost of a Narragansett sold home increased to $ 327 per square foot this month.


Staying informed on Narragansett Real Estate Sales in September 2016 and its trending analysis is key to every homeowner who is thinking of selling.  Know the home market, work with a knowledgeable local real estate agent who knows online marketing and price your home right.


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 real estate is essential to all home sellers to obtain a high price.


The Narragansett homes sale market remains upwards and is still selling with home buyers this  summer.  It does not seem to matter the time of year for oceanfront buying is always on buyers’ minds.  This RI waterfront community in Washington County is known for its beaches, oceanfront beaches, 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 AvenueHarbour 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 under $800,000 are here for your viewing:

Finding the right luxury Narragansett home for sale to fit your needs is important. You do not want to miss a wonderful location or home that meets your needs. Like a safari, the watchful eye must be out there scanning and viewing the current market continuously for that right place in Narragansett or beyond. From the side streets of Caswell and Boon Streets to Othmar, Rodman and Brown Streets and on, the Narragansett house hunt is the name of the game here.

Whether you are buying or selling in the RI coastal real estate market, I would love the opportunity to earn your trust and business.  Having lived for many years in the Narragansett community, I know and love it well.

As always, reach out to me, Ginny Lacey Gorman, Narragansett real estate agent at (401) 529-7849 or email me at so we may discuss your RI real estate options.

September 2016 Narragansett RI Home Sales Market


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 Narragansett house for sale, developing a solid marketing plan and getting it show ready to sell.
 Working with a successful top selling Narragansett RI real estate agent will give you the expertise, local knowledge and strongest negotiation skills at your finger tips for the sale of your home.  I lived in Narragansett for years and know it well to guide any buyer or seller in this home sale market.