May 2019 Registry Recording Statistics

JOHN F. MEADE, REGISTER OF DEEDS

 REPORT OF BARNSTABLE COUNTY REAL ESTATE ACTIVITY

FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 2019 

SALES VOLUME & VALUE RISE!

Barnstable County Register of Deeds, John F. Meade, reports that the volume of real estate sales in May 2019 was up 9.7% from February 2018 volume and the total value of sales was up 11.3% from the previous year.  The median individual property sale value was up 2.7% from the previous year.  There was a 9.6% increase in the volume of mortgage activity from May 2018 levels.

 

Year to Date: Volume of Sales is down 0.7%; Total Value of Sales is up 6.7%; Individual Sales Value is up 2.2%; Mortgage Volume is down 4.9%.

 

Register Meade reports that there were 789 deeds recorded at the Barnstable Registry of Deeds in May 2019 with stated sales values above $50,000.00 representing a stated value of $407,964,898.00 in county-wide real estate sales. Based on all property sales valued above $50,000.00, the median sale price of property in Barnstable County in May 2019 was $385,000.00.

 

There were 1,199 mortgages recorded with values above $50,000.00 in May 2019 with a total value of $503,207,197.00.  The median mortgage amount, commercial, residential or other, was $284,000.00.

 

By way of comparison, there were 719 deeds recorded at the Barnstable Registry of Deeds in May 2018 with stated sales values above $50,000.00 representing a stated value of $366,647,078.00 in county-wide real estate sales. Based on all property sales valued above $50,000.00, the median sale price of property in Barnstable County in May 2018 was $375,000.00.

 

There were 1,094 mortgages recorded with values above $50,000.00 in May 2018 with a total value of $393,805,563.00.  The median mortgage amount, commercial, residential or other, was $270,000.00.

 

REAL ESTATE ACTIVITY THROUGH MAY 2019

AS COMPARED TO THE SAME PERIOD IN 2018.

 

All figures are based on sales or mortgages ABOVE $50,000.00.

 

2019 sales volume: 2,817

2018 sales volume: 2,798

 

2019 total sales value: $1,473,364,485.00

2018 total sales value: $1,381,047,027.00

 

2019 median sales price: $370,000.00

2018 median sales price: $362,000.00

 

2019 mortgage volume: 4,591

2018 mortgage volume: 4,826

 

2019 total mortgage value:  $1,691,779,481.00

2018 total mortgage value:  $1,765,042,994.00

 

2019 median mortgage amount:  $270,000.00

2018 median mortgage amount:  $260,000.00

 

TRAILING TWELVE MONTHS MEDIAN SALES VALUE:

(Sales values above $50,000.00)

 

M/Y                Value                          % Differential/prior month

 

May           2018:      $375,000.00                                  +1.4%

June           2018:      $385,000.00                                  +2.7%

July            2018:      $375,000.00                                  -2.6%

Aug            2018:      $373,500.00                                   -0.4%

Sep             2018:      $387,000.00                                  +3.6%

Oct             2018:      $406,000.00                                  +4.9%

Nov            2018:      $385,000.00                                    -5.2%

Dec             2018:      $350,000.00                                    -9%

Jan             2019:      $351,000.00                                    +0.3%

Feb             2019:      $353,000.00                                   +0.6%

Mar            2019:      $370,000.00                                   +4.8%

Apr            2019:      $379,000.00                                    +2.4%

May           2019:      $385,000.00                                    +1.6%

FORECLOSURE DEEDS

MONTH                     YTD              

2019    7                                59

2018    18                              92       

Chg.    -61.1%                       -35.9%

 

 

*All Information Copied From Barnstable County Registry of Deeds

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