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Greater Capital Area Association of Realtors®

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GCAAR is committed to keeping members of the press and various news media in the know about the ever-changing metro DC real estate environment.  

2019

September 13, 2019
August 2019 Housing Stats: Washington, DC: Median Sales Price Remains Strong As Fall Approaches; Montgomery County: Median Sales Price Reaches 10-Year High; Closed Sales Increase in Detached Homes

August 13, 2019
July 2019 Housing Stats: Washington, DC: Contracts, Pending Sales Increase; Median Sales Price Reaches 10-Year High; Montgomery County: Closed Sales Rise 8.1 Percent Over Last Year; July Median Sales Price Also Reaches 10-Year High

July 12, 2019
June 2019 Housing Stats: Washington, DC: Scarce Supply Continues to Drive Market; Montgomery County: Median Sales Price Reaches 10-Year June High

June 14, 2019
May 2019 Housing Stats: 
Washington, DC: May Median Sales Price Reaches 10-Year High; Contract Activity Up 4.5 Percent; Montgomery County: May Median Sales Price Is Second Highest in 10 Years; New Listings Up 9.6 Percent

May 15, 2019
April 2019 Housing Stats: Washington, DC: April Sales Up 15.5 Percent From Last Year, Above the Five-Year Average; Montgomery County: Median Sales Price Up 4.3 Percent Over Last April

April 29, 2019
Local REALTORS® Join Montgomery County Councilmember Craig Rice and MCFRS to Promote Carbon Monoxide Safety

April 12, 2019
March 2019 Housing Stats: Washington, DC: March Median Sales Price Reaches 10-Year High; Contract Activity Up 9.2 Percent; Montgomery County: March Numbers Decline in All Segments; Inventory Matches Last Year's Supply

March 12, 2019
February 2019 Housing Stats: Washington, DC: Active Listings Up 19 Percent, Biggest February YoY Increase in Past 10 Years; Montgomery County: Median Sales Price Reaches Highest February Level in Past 10 Years

February 12, 2019
January 2019 Housing Stats: Washington, DC: January Median Sales Price Marks Highest in 10 Years; Closed Sales Decline; Montgomery County: Average Sales Price and New Listings Increase; Closed Sales Decline

January 10, 2019
December 2018 Housing Stats: Washington, DC: DC Ends Year With Highest December Median Sales Price in 10 Years; Active Listings Up 16.1 Percent From Last December; Montgomery County: Median Sales Price Rises Slightly From Last December; Active Listings Increase 5.1 Percent 

2018

December 12, 2018 
November 2018 Housing Stats:
 Washington, DC: Median Sales Price Up 9.3 Percent from November 2017; Highest November Level in 10 Years; Montgomery County: November Median Sales Reach a 10-Year High; Sales Price Rises 4.8 Percent

November 14, 2018
October 2018 Housing Stats: 
Washington, DC: Median Sales Up 9.5 Percent; Highest October Level on Record; Montgomery County: New Listings Up 9.3 Percent; Median and Sales Prices Higher Than October 2017

October 15, 2018
September 2018 Housing Stats:
Washington, DC: Median Sales Price Second Highest September Level on Record; Montgomery County: Median Sales Slightly Higher than 2017; Homes Spend Less Days on Market 

October 3, 2018
Jeremy Lichtenstein Wins NAR's Good Neighbor Award

September 12, 2018
August 2018 Housing Stats:
Washington, DC: Median Sales Price Second Highest on Record; Inventory Remains Low; Montgomery County: Highest Median Sales Price Since 2007; Closed Sales Beat Last Year's Tally 

September 6, 2018
Jeremy Lichtenstein Is Good Neighbor Award Finalist

August 13, 2018
July 2018 Housing Stats:
Washington, DC: July Closed Sales Beat Five-Year Average; Inventory Remains Scarce; Montgomery County: Median Sales Price Reaches Highest July Level Since 2007 

July 12, 2018
June 2018 Housing Stats:
Washington, DC: Record Median Sales in June; Montgomery County: New Pending Sales Above Five-Year Average 

June 13, 2018
May 2018 Housing Stats:
Washington, DC: Supply Remains Scarce; Montgomery County: Closed Sales Beat Five-Year Average-Highest Since 1997

May 11, 2018
April 2018 Housing Stats:
Washington, DC: Home Sales Up 9.4 Percent; Median Sales Price Reaches Highest April Level; Montgomery County: Median Sales Price Up Slightly; New Listings Increase by 6.8 Percent

April 11, 2018
March 2018 Housing Stats:
Washington, DC: Median Sales Price Reaches Highest March Level on Record; Supply Continues to Be Scarce; Montgomery County: Median Sales Price Reaches Highest March Level on Record; Days-on-Market Down From 2017

March 13, 2018
February 2018 Housing Stats: Washington, DC: Closed Sales, Median Sales Price Continue Strong as Inventory Remains Scarce; Montgomery County: Closed Sales Dip While Median Sales Price Reaches Highest February Mark Since 2007  

March 9, 2018
Capitalize DC to Promote Metro DC Region at the MIPIM Property Market Conference March 13-16 in France

February 13, 2018
January 2018 Housing Stats:
Closed Sales Are a Mixed Bag; Up in DC, Down in MoCo

January 10, 2018
December 2017 Housing Stats: Washington, DC: December Sales Up 10.0 Percent; Montgomery County: Median Sales Price Up 2.5 Percent YTD 

2017

December 12, 2017
November 2017 Housing Stats:
Washington, DC: Median Sales Price Ties Last Year for Highest November on Record; Montgomery County: Median Sales Price Up Slightly As Days on Market Quickens 

November 10, 2017
October 2017 Housing Stats: Washington, DC: October Median Sales Price Highest on Record; Montgomery County: Closed Sales Dip Below Last Year but Beat Five-Year October Average  

October 10, 2017
September 2017 Housing Stats: Washington, DC: September Median Sales Dip 6.4 Percent but Still Near Record High; Montgomery County: Median Sales Highest Since September 2007

September 12, 2017
August 2017 Housing Stats:
Washington, DC: Closed Sales Up 6.8 Percent Over Last Year; Montgomery County: August Median Sales Reach 10-Year High

August 14, 2017
July 2017 Housing Stats: Washington, DC: Record Sales Continue; Montgomery County: Days on Market Quickens

August 9, 2017
Zillow recently announced a new initiative, Zillow Instant Offers.  GCAAR encourages the Office of the Attorney General in Maryland and the District of Columbia to work with Zillow and others to comply with local and state real estate licensing laws. 

July 12, 2017
June 2017 Housing Stats:
Washington, DC: New Listings Up 25 Percent; Median Sales Price Highest June Level on Record; Montgomery County: Median Sales Price Up 1.1 Percent; Highest June Level Since 2008

June 12, 2017
May 2017 Housing Stats: Washington, DC: Median Sales Price Highest May Level on Record; New Listings Increase 15.5 Percent; Montgomery County: Median Sales Price Increases 5.8 Percent; Active Listings Drop 11.8 Percent 

May 11, 2017
April 2017 Housing Stats:
Washington, DC: Median Sales Price Dips 1.0 Percent From Record High; Supply Remains Scarce; Montgomery County: Median Days-on-Market Drops to Nine Days; Median Sales Price Rises 4.8 Percent

April 11, 2017
March 2017 Housing Stats:
Washington, DC: Most Homes Sold Since 2005 As Prices Reach Record March Highs; Montgomery County: Closed Sales Up 20.5 Percent; Half of Homes Sold in 17 Days or Less 

March 13, 2017
February 2017 Housing Stats: Washington, DC: Sales Increase 15.6 Percent Over 2016; Exceed the February Five-Year Average; Montgomery County: Home Sales Exceed the Five-Year February Average by 16.5 Percent

February 10, 2017
January 2017 Housing Stats:
Washington, DC: Median Sales Price Up 4.6 Percent – Reaches Highest January Level on Record; Montgomery County: Closed Sales Up 9.0 Percent – Highest January Level Since 2007

January 11, 2017
December 2016 Housing Stats:
Washington, DC: Median Sales Price Reaches Highest December Level on Record; Montgomery County: Median Sales Price Reaches Highest December Level Since 2007