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Brunswick County Real Estate Statistics for March 2016

Fence and Flowers

Brunswick County Association of REALTORS® releases real estate statistics for March 2016

SUPPLY, N.C. – Brunswick County’s residential real estate sales continued to show steady and seasonal increases in March compared to the previous year’s and month’s sales numbers, according to the most recent statistics from the Brunswick County Association of REALTORS®.

Total home sales jumped 14.4 percent between March of 2015 and this past month, according to BCAR, going from $55.6 million to $63.65 million, and 47 percent over February’s sales of $43.4 million. The number of units sold rose 21.3 percent, from 221 to 268, between 2015 and 2016. The total number of listings jumped 25.7 percent, from 439 to 552.

“Spring selling season is definitely gearing up in Brunswick County,” BCAR CEO Cynthia Cumbie said. “Our REALTORS® are working hard and seeing positive signs of an active spring and summer in residential sales.”

Sales dollars in the first quarter of 2016 increased 18 percent over the first quarter of 2015, going from $125 million to $147.5 million, while the number of units sold rose 27 percent, from 168 to 213. The average number of listings jumped nearly 28 percent between 2015 and 2016, from 394 to 504, while the average sales price dipped

“Days on the market did not show any large increases in the first quarter,” Cumbie stated. “The real estate market in southeastern North Carolina continues to get stronger as we move into Spring and Summer.”

Brunswick County

Single Family Sales — Listings

  • March 2015:  439
  • March 2016:  552
  • Change:   25.7%

Single Family Sales — Units Sold

  • March 2015:  221
  • March 2016:  268
  • Change:  21.3%

Single Family Sales — Average Sale Price

  • March 2015:  $251,779
  • March 2016:  $237,498
  • Change:  -5.7%

Single Family Sales — Total Sales Volume

  • March 2015:  $55,643,215
  • March 2016:  $63,649,400
  • Change: 14.4%

Bladen County

  • Units Sold: 9
  • Average Sale Price: 61,371
  • Total Sales: $429,600

Columbus County

  • Units Sold: 13
  • Average Sale Price: $84,019
  • Total Sales: $1,092,250

Robeson County

  • Units Sold: 15
  • Average Sale Price: $82,211
  • Total Sales: $1,233,175