In August, Manhattan sales ticked up 6% from the previous month, while other metrics continued to trend down year-over-year. New listings on the market slowed, with 27% fewer listings than in July, and 18% fewer than in August 2021. The number of contracts signed increased 2% from July but was down 29% from this time last year. Inventory remains low; down 6% month-over-month and 5% year-over-year. Prices continue to rise; the median listed price was up 6% and the average price per square foot increased by 7% compared to August 2021.
In August, the Brooklyn market saw a slowdown from the previous month. Sales and median listed price were both down 4% month-over-month and 29% and 18% year-over-year, respectively. New listings on the market dropped by 31% but were still up from the previous year by 2%. Contract activity increased by 1% from July, while price per square foot ticked down 3% month-over-month and 17% year-over-year. Inventory also remains low in Brooklyn, with a 7% decrease from July.
Queens sales saw a 2% increase in August compared to July, a 14% decrease from August 2021. Though median listed price and median sales price were down 6% and 8% month-over-month, prices remain high compared to August 2021, with both figures up 2% year-over-year.
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