Is Barnstable County, MA a buyer’s or seller’s market?

Housing Market Conditions



Gauge showing Barnstable County is a seller's market


Difference Since August 2021

Since last year, Barnstable County has remained a Seller's Market.

Key Takeaway

Barnstable County is a Sellers Housing Market, which means prices tend to be higher and homes sell faster.

How much do homes in Barnstable County, MA cost?

Median Sold Price



Based on all homes sold in the last 12 months.

Difference Since August 2021


Key Takeaway

Homes in Barnstable County have sold for 12.7% more than they did a year ago.

Median Sold Price By Bedroom Count

# BEDSAug 2021Aug 2022%
1 $234K$269.4K
2 $389.1K$442.5K
3 $531.7K$623.2K
4 $715.4K$840K
5+ $1.1M$1.5M

Median Sold Price Compared To Nearby Counties

Barnstable County
Plymouth County

How many homes are available in Barnstable County, MA?

Number of Homes For Sale

Jul 2022Aug 2022%

Homes For Sale By Bedroom Count

# BEDSJul 2022Aug 2022%
1 3738
2 272247
3 526498
4 247232
5+ 104106

Number of Homes Sold

Jul 2022Aug 2022%

Asking Price vs. Sold Price

102 Homes Were Sold
Under Asking

34 Homes Were Sold
At Asking

123 Homes Were Sold
Over Asking

Asking vs Sold - buyer

Key Takeaway

If you're buying a home in Barnstable County, you could pay more than the asking price. 47.5% of homes here sold above asking price last month.

Average Sale Time

Aug 2021Aug 2022%
31 Days25 Days-18.7%

Breakdown of Home Sale Times

188 Homes Were Sold
Under 30 Days

58 Homes Were Sold
In 30 - 90 Days

12 Homes Were Sold
Over 90 Days

Breakdown of Home Sale Times

Key Takeaway

Many homes in Barnstable County are selling fast, if you're buying plan to act quickly.

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

About Barnstable County, MA

Homes for sale in Barnstable County, MA have reached 1,121. In August 2022 in Barnstable County, MA there were 5.5% less homes for sale than in July 2022. The median list price of listings available in August 2022 was $590,068, while the average time on the real estate market was 25 days. Real estate listing prices changed between July 2022 and August 2022: prices of 1 bedroom properties went up by 15.1%, the cost of 2 bedrooms properties went up by 13.7%, prices of 3 bedrooms properties increased by 17.2%, prices of 4 bedrooms properties went up by 17.4%, the cost of 5 bedrooms properties went up by 36.6%. This housing market inventory have changed: number of 1 bedroom homes increased by 2.7%, 2 bedrooms homes inventory decreased by 9.2%, volume of 3 bedrooms homes went down by 5.3%, volume of 4 bedrooms homes went down by 6.1%, volume of 5 bedrooms homes went up by 1.9%. While more than 123 listings in Barnstable County, MA in August 2022 were sold above asking price, there were more than 34 listings sold at asking price, and more than 102 were sold below.

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