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Greater Capital Area Association of Realtors®

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For press inquiries, or to be added to the Media list, please contact Bobette Banks, Director of Communications, at 301.590.8764 or via email.

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Press Releases

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.  

2018

August 13, 2018
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
Washington, DC: Record Median Sales in June; Montgomery County: New Pending Sales Above Five-Year Average 

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

May 11, 2018
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
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
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
Closed Sales Are a Mixed Bag; Up in DC, Down in MoCo

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

2017

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

August 14, 2017
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Washington, DC: Median Sales Price Reaches Highest December Level on Record; Montgomery County: Median Sales Price Reaches Highest December Level Since 2007


 
2016

December 13, 2016
Washington, DC: Most Homes Sold Since 2005 As Prices Reach Record November Highs; Montgomery County: Home Sales Up Nearly 15 Percent Over Last Year and Exceed 5-year Average

November 10, 2016
Washington, DC: Median Sales Price Reaches Highest October Level; Montgomery County: October Closed Sales Exceeded 5-Year October Average by 12.2 Percent

October 11, 2016
Washington, DC: Record Highs for Median Sales Price and Homes Sold for September; Mongtomery County: Home Sales Drop 9.4 Percent but Exceed 5-Year Average by 3.5 Percent

September 13, 2016
Washington, DC: Most Homes Sold Since 2005 As Prices Reach Record August Highs; Montgomery County: Home Sales Reach Highest Level for August in 10 Years

August 10, 2016
Washington, DC: July Home Prices Remain at Record Highs; Montgomery County: Demand Continues to Outpace Supply in July 

July 13, 2016
Washington, DC: Prices Reach Record Highs; Most Homes Sold Since 2005; Montgomery County: June Home Sales Reach Highest Monthly Total Since 2005

June 10, 2016
Washington, DC: Listings Continue to Move Quickly As Sales Climb Nearly 14 Percent; Montgomery County: Double-Digit Gains in Closed Sales, Exceeding Five-Year May Average

May 10, 2016
Washington, DC: Sales and Contracts Up for the Third Straight Month; New Pending Sales Increase 5.7 percent Across All Home Segments; Montgomery County: Sales Jump 8.6 Percent; Median Days-on-Market Drops to 15 Days

April 12, 2016
Washington, DC: March Sales Represent a 12 Percent Increase; Top the Five-Year March Average; Montgomery County: New Listings Spike of 19 Percent Outpaces the 11 Percent Gain in March Pending Sales

March 10, 2016
Washington, DC: Median Prices Gained 7.1 Percent in February; Up 60.5 Percent From 2010 Bottom; Montgomery County: Contracts and Closed Sales Both Jump by Double Digits Versus Last Year

February 10, 2016
Washington, DC: January Sales and Prices Flat; New Pending Sales Down Significantly Due to Late January Snowstorm; Montgomery County:Closed Sales Jump 9 Percent Versus 2015; Contract and Listing Activity Slowed by Snowstorm

January 13, 2016
Washington, DC: December Sales Up 6.4 percent Year-Over-Year; 2015 Prices Reach Highest Annual Level on Record; Montgomery County: December Sales Up 6.5 percent; Prices in 2015 Unchanged From Prior Year