South Kingstown RI Real Estate Market May 2017 Recap

Home Sales in South Kingstown in May 2017 Update


The South Kingstown real estate market May 2017 home sales for single family homes increased this month over last month by 35%.   There is no doubt that the late spring home buying market is in a true sellers market right now.


South Kingstown RI Real Estate Market May 2017 Recap

This is a stable RI home sale market where the key to home sales is pricing well.  The significant increase in home sales this month over the prior month is due to pent up demand with home buyers especially in the under $400,000 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 May 2017 follows:

  • Properties currently active on the market: 125 (20% increase over prior month)
  • Single-family properties closed in the month: 35 (35% increase over prior month)
  • Average sales price: $ 427,000 
  • Median sales  price: $ 405,000
  • Sales price to list price ratio: 94% ( 96% in the prior month)
  • Average days on the market: 103 (75 days in the prior month) 
  • Sales currently pending: 33 (39 homes pending in the prior month)


  • South Kingstown home absorption rate indicates it is a sellers 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 months.  Although it is a sellers market in home sales, the under $300,000 home sale market is a hot buying market.  Homes in the over $400,000 market are moving and being sold quicker now.


  • Breakdown of the 35 South Kingstown sold homes is as follows for the month: 12 homes sold under $300,000, 5 homes sold between $300,000-$400,000, 17 homes sold for more than $400,000 but less than a million and 1 home sold over $1 million.
  • The average square foot sales price of a home sold this year in South Kingstown is $ 207 per square foot of above ground living space.


  • The highest priced home sold this year in South Kingstown coastal RI real estate was $ 1,875,000 in the Matunuck area on Potters Pond.

South Kingstown RI Real Estate Market May 2017 Recap

South Kingstown Real Estate Market May 2017


121 homes were sold in South Kingstown January-May 2017 with an average price sold of $381,000 as compared to 144 homes sold January-May 2016 with an average price of $356,000.  A decrease in the number of home sales by 16% and in home sold values by 7% year over year for the first 5 months of the year in comparison to January-May 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, raised my family here, 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 out to me at 401.529.7849 or at today.


South Kingstown Homes for Sale Market May 2017 Update


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.