Washington D.C. Metro

September 2022 | 
Home Demand Index: 101 | 
Tier: Steady

Metro Area Overview

The Bright MLS | T3 Home Demand Index for the Washington Metro area fell 8.2 percent in August to 101, reflecting a Steady pace of demand. The Index had been in the Moderate range for the previous five months and was slightly more than 17 percent lower than the same month one year earlier.
The market trend line, below, provides a high-level monthly overview of the Home Demand Index for each of the metro market areas within the Greater Washington D.C. Metro Area. The Home Demand Index is baselined at 100, with 90-110 indicating a steady market. Index values above 110 indicate moderate and high activity while Index values below 90 indicate slower or limited activity. For more information for a given period of time, click on any point on the map to pull up the monthly report.
Metro Market Trend Data by Bright MLS | T3 Home Demand Index
Each of the market areas listed above are defined as follows:
  • Maryland-West Virginia Panhandle – Allegany, MD; Berkeley, WV; Garrett, MD; Grant, WV; Hampshire, WV; Hardy, WV; Jefferson, WV; Mineral, WV; Morgan, WV; Pendleton, WV; Washington, MD;
  • North Central Virginia – Caroline, VA; Clarke, VA; Culpeper, VA; Fauquier, VA; Frederick, VA; Fredericksburg City, VA; King George, VA; Madison, VA; Manassas City, VA; Orange, VA; Page, VA; Prince William, VA; Rappahannock, VA; Shenandoah, VA; Spotsylvania, VA; Stafford, VA; Warren, VA; Winchester City, VA;
  • Southern Maryland – Calvert, MD; Charles, MD; Saint Marys, MD;
  • Washington D.C. Metro – Alexandria City, VA; Arlington, VA; Fairfax, VA; Falls Church City, VA; Frederick, MD; Loudoun, VA; Montgomery, MD; Prince Georges, MD; Washington, DC;

Washington D.C. | September 2022

Home Demand Index

The Bright MLS | T3 Home Demand Index for the Washington Metro area fell 8.2 percent in August to 101, reflecting a Steady pace of demand. The Index had been in the Moderate range for the previous five months and was slightly more than 17 percent lower than the same month one year earlier.
Demand for homes in August was strongest for higher-priced single-family homes and higher-priced condos each with an Index reading that remained in the High range. Buyer interest was Limited for lower-priced single-family homes and Steady for lower-priced condos and townhouses. Demand for all types of homes in the Washington Metro area was flat or fell over the month. The months supply of inventory fell for higher-priced condos and was flat or marginally higher for all other segments. Inventory levels ranged from a 1.7 months supply for mid-priced single-family homes to three months for higher-priced condos.
Monthly Statistics for September 2022
Home Demand
Index
101
(Steady)
Home Demand Index
from prior month
110
Home Demand Index
from prior year
122
Index change
from prior month
-8.2%
Index change from
same time last year
-17.2%
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