South Kingstown RI Real Estate Market March 2017 Update

What is the Housing Update in South Kingstown RI

 in March?


The South Kingstown real estate market March 2017 home sales for single family homes increased this month over last month by 140%.   There is no doubt that the spring home buying market is in full swing here now.


South Kingstown RI Real Estate Market March 2017 Update

This is a stable RI home sale market where the key to home sales is pricing well.  The significant increase in home sales this year over the prior month is due to pent up demand with home buyers especially in the under $300,000 home sale market.

This month’s South Kingstown real estate report is provided by Ginny Lacey Gorman of coastal RI real estate.  

The Current Housing update for South Kingstown RI for March 2017 follows:

  • Properties currently active on the market: 128 (7% increase over prior month)
  • Single-family properties closed in the month: 24 (140% increase over prior month)
  • Average sales price: $ 384,000 
  • Median sales  price: $ 256,500
  • Sales price to list price ratio: 96% ( 96% in the prior month)
  • Average days on the market: 134 (48 days in the prior month) 
  • Sales currently pending: 28 (33 homes pending in the prior month)


  • South Kingstown home absorption rate indicates it is a balanced home market with current inventory.  Home absorption is the amount of time it will take to sell all the homes currently on the market without adding to it.  Homes are in pending sales contract awaiting closing in less than 4.5 months.  Although it is a balanced market in home sales the under $300,000 home sale market is a sellers market.  Many homes in the over $500,000 market are sitting on the market as the buyers are not there for the higher priced homes yet.


  • Breakdown of the 24 South Kingstown sold homes is as follows for the month: 15 homes sold under $300,000, 6 homes sold between $300,000-$400,000, 1 home sold for more than $400,000 but less than a million and 2 homes sold over $1 million.  The strongest selling real estate market is the under $300,000.


  • The average square foot sales price of a home sold this month in South Kingstown is $ 217 per square foot of above ground living space.


  • The highest priced home sold this year in South Kingstown coastal RI real estate was $ 2,750,000 in Commodore Perry highway area.


South Kingstown Real Estate Market March 2017


South Kingstown RI Real Estate Market March 2017 Update


58 homes were sold in South Kingstown January-March 2017 with an average price sold of $343,000 as compared to 64 homes sold January-March 2016 with an average price of $367,000.  A decrease in the number of home sales and in home sold values year over year for the first quarter of the year in comparison to January-March 2016.

If you are thinking of selling your home or condo there is no time to wait, please call me, Ginny Gorman, for your home market analysis and best marketing tips today at 401.529.7849.  My RI real estate coastal neighborhood town knowledge sells homes by attracting buyers with my online presence again and again.


This South Kingstown Real Estate Market update gives home buyers and sellers the information they need to make qualified  real estate decisions.  Having a good overview of the local real estate home sales in the town you are interested in buying into is important.

Here are the most current and up to date South Kingstown homes for sale $600,000 and under:

Finding the most knowledgeable information for this town when you are home buying or selling is essential.  Talk with me, Ginny Gorman, about South Kingstown real estate and what you need to know in this market.  I lived, work here and know the southern RI neighborhoods like the back of my hand.

Why would you entrust your home to someone to sell who is not a South Kingstown specialist, knows the housing market and is a top selling Realtor?  Reach me at 401.529.7849 or at today.


South Kingstown Homes for Sale Market Update March 2017


I would love the opportunity to help you market, sell your home for the best price and earn your trust.  I am a totally ‘hands on’ top selling South Kingstown RI coastal and luxury real estate agent leaving no home unknown for my southern RI buyers and sellers!  My state of the art marketing sells home well.  I have raised my family in this town and know it well.  Always contact me, Ginny Lacey Gorman, today at 401.529.7849 or email me at

Working with home sellers everyday to list, promote and market homes successfully for clients makes my day.  I lived, work and play in South Kingstown and know this town like the back of my hand.    Call on me to guide you well in your real estate search here or to refer you onto a trusted real estate professional in another state.