Buyers are attracted to the rural feel & affordable prices in Addison County

Contemporary home on 142 acres of woods & meadows with breathtaking views of the Adirondacks and Lake Champlain. | MLS# 4808946

Our mid-year report includes data for the first 6 months of 2020, as well as data for the 2nd quarter of 2020 alone. We cannot analyze the trends in the northwest Vermont real estate market without understanding the effects of COVID-19 which struck Vermont in mid-March. 

Single Family
January-June
    
Median Sale Price:Average Sale Price:Units Sold:Newly Listed:Days on Market:
$260,000 +2.7% $273,505 -4.7%127 -16.5%210 -27.8%147 +26.7%
Condo
January-June
    
Median Sale Price:Average Sale Price:Units Sold:Newly Listed:Days on Market:
$229,900 +3.3% $231,967 +2.2%3 -70%
7 -56.3%25 -60.3%
Single Family
April-June
    
Median Sale Price:Average Sale Price:Units Sold:Newly Listed:Days on Market:
$275,000 +5.8% $287,375 -4.8%75 -21.1%133 -33.5%
133 +22%
Condo
April-June
    
Median Sale Price:Average Sale Price:Units Sold:Newly Listed:Days on Market:
$233,000 -5.9% $233,000 -11.1%2 -71.4%3 -72.7%28 -54.8%

Buyers are attracted to the more rural feel and affordable home prices in Addison County. While the median price of single-family homes jumped to $275,000 during the 2nd quarter, the median price has been fairly stable since 2018. Middlebury, Vergennes, Bristol and Ferrisburgh topped the list for the number of closed sales so far in 2020.

As travel restrictions for out of state buyers loosen, sales of homes, including lakefront property in Addison County, should recover. Historically, the area accounts for 12-15% of the luxury home sales in northwest Vermont.

 MEDIAN SALE PRICEVS 2019UNITS SOLDVS 2019NEWLY LISTEDVS 2019DAYS ON MARKET
Addison County Single-Family$260,000 2.70%127-16.50%210-27.80%147
Addison$289,000 9.10%7-22.20%11-48%130
Bridport$80,000 -68.90%3-40.00%7-30.00%300
Bristol$225,000 -17.40%13-13.30%2717.40%104
Cornwall$310,000 -21.10%30.00%1066.70%104
Ferrisburgh$224,500 9.50%12-36.80%307.10%182
Goshen$270,000 160.30%1-66.70%n/an/a172
Granvillen/an/an/an/a3-25.00%
Hancock$100,000 -58.30%10.00%4-20.00%27
Leicester$95,500 -50.70%650.00%5-50.00%177
Lincoln$133,000 -30.60%3-50.00%6-53.90%173
Middlebury$285,500 5.70%24-20.00%33-37.70%146
Monkton$335,000 37.40%7-12.50%1614.30%53
New Haven$219,000 -35.60%30.00%912.50%149
Orwell$225,000 76.10%525%5-64.30%185
Panton$220,000 -61.80%3-57.10%2-77.80%94
Ripton$40,000 -80.00%1-80.00%525.00%61
Salisbury$255,000 -27.10%566.70%4-63.60%111
Shoreham$342,500 42.70%4-33%6-62.50%446
Starksboro$370,000 51.00%50.00%1137.50%110
Vergennes$271,000 23.20%1344.40%11-54.20%102
Waltham$279,000 100.70%30.00%1-66.70%101
Weybridge$271,000 -66.10%433.30%3-25.00%275
Whiting$118,000 n/a1n/a1n/a15