In April of 2019, Ascension Parish saw an average sales price of $244,867 in their detached single-family homes. This was down a slight 2% from April of 2018 which brought $249,813. We found it really interesting that last year 68% of the listings that came on the market sold, whereas this year 79.91% of them sold. Also, those that did sell were on the market for 11 days longer than last year. Sellers were still able to get 98.6% of their asking price so good news there for sure!
East Baton Rouge Parish Market Stats
In April of 2019, East Baton Rouge Parish saw an average sales price of $255,599 in their detached single-family homes. This was up again 3% from April of 2018 which brought $247,240. The biggest increase in price came in the sale of 3 bedroom homes which saw an 8% increase in price. Sellers are still getting their share of 98.09% of their asking price as well.
We thought it may be fun to see what age homes are fueling the market. In East Baton Rouge the homes dating 31-75 years old fueled the sales in April. The majority of these homes were updated with new flooring, new countertops and neutral paint. In Ascension Parish new construction and homes dating 11-15 years old fueled the sales in April. The 11-15 year old homes also saw updates making them comparable to the new construction homes.
Remember, these are broad general numbers for each Parish. The numbers will change in each Parish from subdivision to subdivision. If you have an interest in how your specific area is trending, just let us know. One of our associates will be happy to run the numbers for you!