Is Benton County, IA a buyer’s or seller’s market?

Housing Market Conditions



Gauge showing Benton County is a neutral's market


Difference Since February 2022

At the same time last year, Benton County was a Seller's Market.

Key Takeaway

Benton County is a Neutral Housing Market, which means prices tend to be reasonable and homes stay on the market for a typical length of time.

How much do homes in Benton County, IA cost?

Median Sold Price



Based on all homes sold in the last 12 months.

Difference Since February 2022


Key Takeaway

Homes in Benton County have sold for 13% more than they did a year ago.

Median Sold Price By Bedroom Count

# BEDSFeb 2022Feb 2023%
1 $50K$94.4K
2 $82.4K$102.5K
3 $150K$170K
4 $207.5K$191.8K
5+ $314K$291K

Median Sold Price Compared To Nearby Counties

Iowa County
Benton County
Linn County

How many homes are available in Benton County, IA?

Number of Homes For Sale

Jan 2023Feb 2023%

Homes For Sale By Bedroom Count

# BEDSJan 2023Feb 2023%
1 11
2 813
3 3228
4 129
5+ 34

Number of Homes Sold

Jan 2023Feb 2023%

Asking Price vs. Sold Price

6 Homes Were Sold
Under Asking

2 Homes Were Sold
At Asking

0 Homes Were Sold
Over Asking

Asking vs Sold - buyer

Key Takeaway

If you're buying a home in Benton County, you may be able to get a good deal. 75% of homes here sold below asking price last month.

Average Sale Time

Feb 2022Feb 2023%
63 Days58 Days-7.2%

Breakdown of Home Sale Times

3 Homes Were Sold
Under 30 Days

4 Homes Were Sold
In 30 - 90 Days

1 Home Was Sold
Over 90 Days

Breakdown of Home Sale Times

Key Takeaway

Avg time on Rocket Homes in Benton County has remained consistent over time.

Housing Market Reports are calculated by Rocket Homes Real Estate and based on information from the MLS.

About Benton County, IA

Benton County, IA has 55 homes for sale to choose from. The inventory of homes for sale in Benton County, IA between January 2023 and February 2023 decreased by 1.8%. The median list price of listings available in February 2023 was $170,000, while the average time on the real estate market was 58 days. This housing market listing prices have changed between January 2023 and February 2023: the cost of 1 bedroom properties went up by 88.9%, 2 bedrooms properties became 24.3% more expensive, 3 bedrooms properties prices increased by 13.3%, prices of 4 bedrooms properties decreased by 7.6%, the cost of 5 bedrooms properties went down by 7.3%. Volume of homes for sale changed: number of 1 bedroom homes remained the same, 2 bedrooms homes became 62.5% more available, number of 3 bedrooms homes decreased by 12.5%, number of 4 bedrooms homes decreased by 25%, 5 bedrooms homes became 33.3% more available. Benton County, IA housing market in February 2023 saw over 0 listings sold above listed price, more than 2 sold at listed price and over 6 sold below.

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