Washington D.C. Metro

January 2023 | 
Home Demand Index: 56 | 
Tier: Limited

Metro Area Overview

The Bright MLS | T3 Home Demand Index for the Washington Metro area fell 25.3 percent in December to a level reflecting Limited demand for homes. The Index was 18.8 percent lower than 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. | January 2023

Home Demand Index

The Bright MLS | T3 Home Demand Index for the Washington Metro area fell 25.3 percent in December to a level reflecting Limited demand for homes. The Index was 18.8 percent lower than one year earlier.
The Index for all types of homes declined in December. Demand for higher-priced single-family homes fell the most, decreasing 37 percent over the month, followed by a 30 percent decline for higher-priced condos. The Index was highest for higher-priced single-family homes and higher-priced condos, although only in the Slow range of demand. Buyer interest was Limited in all other segments. In December, the months supply of inventory fell among all segments except higher-priced condos. The months supply ranged from two months for mid-priced single-family homes to 5.3 month for higher-priced condos.
Monthly Statistics for January 2023
Home Demand
Index
56
(Limited)
Home Demand Index
from prior month
75
Home Demand Index
from prior year
69
Index change
from prior month
-25.3%
Index change from
same time last year
-18.8%
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