BAY RIDGE RESIDENTIAL REAL ESTATE SALES IMPROVE IN 2019 

The median price of homes increase as does the days on the market  

BrooklynNew York (December 03, 2019 Brooklyn MLS, the premiere platform for real estate agents offering unique properties for rent and sale in Brooklyn, New York, issued today their latest report focused on the sale of residential homes in Bay Ridge, as well as the overall median days on the market in Brooklyn. 

In 2017, the single-family home median sale price in Bay Ridge was $1.23 million, decreasing by 14.63% in 2018 to $1.05 million. From 2018 to 2019, the sale of single-family homes increased by 21.9% to $1.28 million. For multi-family homes in 2017, the median sale price in Bay Ridge was $1.37 million which decreased by 5.84% to $1.29 million in 2018. In 2019, the median price increased by 3.1% to $1.33 million.  

Overall in Brooklyn, the median days on the market for residential real estate continueon an upward spiral. In 2017, the median days on the market was 57 days while in 2018, it increased to 75 days and in 2019, the median was 80 days on the market. 

“Brooklyn residential real estate continues to evolve as we see the popularity of neighborhoods change each year,” said Rich SchulhoffCEO of Brooklyn MLS. “With a focus on Bay Ridge, we noticed a dip in 2018 for sales with the market recuperating in 2019 to similar prices we saw in 2017. It is interesting to note that although the median prices for Bay Ridge in 2019 are similar to those in 2017, the days on market have increased 23 days to 2019.”  

The neighborhood of Bay Ridge is located in the southwest corner of Brooklyn, bound by Sunset Park and Dyker Heights. Bay Ridge is known for its views of the Verrazzano Bridge and the New York Harbor. It is also home to Owl’s Head Park and Fort Hamilton, an active military base.  

About Brooklyn MLS 

Brooklyn MLS is the premiere platform for real estate agents offering unique properties for rent and sale in Brooklyn, New York. Brooklyn MLS is one of the most high-trafficked real estate websites for residential home sales and apartment rentals in Brooklyn yet maintains the lowest yearly dues in the Greater Metro Area. The fully computerized online listing system offers sellers, buyers and real estate agents the most accurate, relevant data. As of 2019, approximately 3,500 brokers and agents from more than 300 offices throughout Brooklyn are members of Brooklyn MLS.  

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