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August 2021 Registry Recording Statistics

JOHN F. MEADE, REGISTER OF DEEDS

REPORT OF BARNSTABLE COUNTY REAL ESTATE ACTIVITY

FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2021

SALES VOLUME CONTINUES TO FALL & INDIVIDUAL VALUE RISES!

Barnstable County Register of Deeds, John F. Meade, reports that the volume of real estate sales in August 2021 was down 18.7% from August 2020 volume and the total value of sales was down 9.2% from the previous year.  The median individual property sale value was up 15.9% from the previous year.  There was a 7.3% decrease in the volume of mortgage activity from August 2020 levels.

Year to Date: Volume of Sales is up 14.6%; Total Value of Sales is up 37.8%; Individual Sales Value is up 19%; Mortgage Volume is up 27%.

Register Meade reports that there were 705 deeds recorded at the Barnstable Registry of Deeds in August 2021 with stated sales values above $50,000.00 representing a stated value of $501,174,240.00 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 August 2021 was $527,500.00.

There were 1,566 mortgages recorded with values above $50,000.00 in August 2021 with a total value of $646,928,210.00.  The median mortgage amount, commercial, residential or other, was $314,410.00.

By way of comparison there were 867 deeds recorded at the Barnstable Registry of Deeds in August 2020 with stated sales values above $50,000.00 representing a stated value of $552,226,726.00 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 August 2020 was $455,000.00.

There were 1,689 mortgages recorded with values above $50,000.00 in August 2020 with a total value of $850,067,458.00.  The median mortgage amount, commercial, residential or other, was $313,000.00.

REAL ESTATE ACTIVITY THROUGH AUGUST 2021

AS COMPARED TO THE SAME PERIOD IN 2020.

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

2021 sales volume: 5,514

2020 sales volume: 4,813

2021 total sales value: $3,826,337,266.00

2020 total sales value: $2,777,112,787.00

2021 median sales price: $500,000.00

2020 median sales price: $420,000.00

2021 mortgage volume: 15,003

2020 mortgage volume: 11,814

2021 total mortgage value:  $6,138,430,557.00

2020 total mortgage value:  $4,725,125,794.00

2021 median mortgage amount: $308,000.00

2020 median mortgage amount: $300,000.00

TRAILING TWELVE MONTHS MEDIAN SALES VALUE:

(Sales values above $50,000.00)

M/Y                Value                          % Differential/prior month

Aug             2020:      $455,000.00                                       0%

Sep              2020:      $470,000.00                                    +3.3%

Oct              2020:      $475,000.00                                    +1.1%

Nov             2020:      $493,500.00                                    +3.9%     

Dec              2020:      $475,000.00                                    -3.7%

Jan              2021:      $440,000.00                                    -7.4%

Feb              2021:      $459,950.00                                    +4.5%

Mar             2021:      $470,000.00                                    +2.2%

Apr              2021:      $519,950.00                                   +10.6%

May             2021:      $519,000.00                                    -0.2%

June             2021:      $515,000.00                                    -0.6%

July              2021:      $511,000.00                                   -0.8%

Aug              2021:      $527,500.00                                    +3.2%

FORECLOSURE DEEDS

MONTH                     YTD              

2021    4                                  20

2020    3                                  69       

Chg.  +33%                          -67%