Ipswich Q3 2021 Market Report

Key Metrics

Single Family Homes (SFH)

The median price of the SFHs sold in Ipswich in the first 9 months of 2021 (YTD Q3 2021) increased 21.2% to $800,000 on sales in line with the numbers in recent years

As the percentage of sales over $750,000 increased from 30% YTD in 2020 to 56% in 2021, so the median price moved over $750,000. Sales over $1 million increased from 9 to 21.

75% of SFH sales took place over list price (vs 38% YTD in 2020), with 23% of all sales (compared with 4% in 2020) at 110% or more of list.

The median price of the Condos sold in Ipswich YTD 2021 increased 4.7% to $447,000. As the share of sales over $400,000 increased from 50% YTD in 2020 to 57% in 2021, so the median price moved above $400,000. There were 6 Condo sales over $1 million vs none in 2019

40% of sales in 2021 were over list (vs 18% in 2020) with 7% at 110% or more (vs 2% in 2020)

In the first 9 months of the year the median price of SFHs sold in Essex County increased 14.1% to $607,500, while the median Condo price increased 10.2% to $385,000. The median SFH price in Essex County declined from Q2 to Q3 (but not in Swampscott), while the median Condo price increased slightly. While quarter to quarter fluctuations are common, these numbers confirm the anecdotal reports that the frenetic activity earlier in the year eased somewhat in Q3.

After a short rally above 3% early in the year, the national average cost of a 30-year Fixed-Rate Mortgage (FRM) quickly dropped back below 3% before rallying back above 3% in October.

Source: MLSPIN, OliverReportsMA.com

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