August 2023 Connecticut Market Stats

by | Sep 14, 2023 | Community | 0 comments

The Connecticut real estate market is a dynamic and ever-changing landscape that impacts buyers, sellers, and investors alike. In today’s stats report, we will delve into the most recent market statistics for both single-family homes and condominiums in the state. Understanding these statistics is crucial, as they offer valuable insights into the current state of the real estate market and can help you make informed decisions.

Single-Family Homes

2022 2023 +/-
Active Listings 6,014 4,742 -21%
Number of Sales 3,652 2,817 -22%
Average Days to Sell 30 29 -3.3%
Median Sale Price $395,000 $424,500 +7.5%

Active Listings: In 2023, there are 4,742 active listings, representing a 21% decrease from the previous year. This decline in inventory suggests a more competitive market for buyers.

Number of Sales: The number of single-family home sales also saw a decrease, down 22% from 2022. This may indicate that some potential sellers are holding off, creating a more selective market.

Average Days to Sell: Homes are spending slightly less time on the market, with the average days to sell decreasing from 30 to 29, a 3.3% improvement. This suggests that well-priced and desirable properties are moving relatively quickly.

Median Sale Price: The median sale price for single-family homes in Connecticut increased by 7.5%, reaching $424,500 in 2023. This rise demonstrates a healthy appreciation in home values over the past year.

What It Means for Buyers, Sellers, and Investors:

Buyers: With fewer active listings, buyers may face increased competition, making it crucial to act swiftly and have financing in order. However, the stable median sale price means that buyers can still find value in the Connecticut market.

Sellers: Despite the decrease in the number of sales, the rising median sale price indicates that well-presented homes are fetching higher prices. Properly preparing your home for sale can be more rewarding in this market.

Investors: Investors may find opportunities in the current market conditions. A strong appreciation in median prices suggests potential for long-term returns, and with the right strategy, investors can identify undervalued properties.


2022 2023 +/-
Active Listings 1,257 1,014 -19.32%
Number of Sales 955 791 -17.17%
Average Days to Sell 28 28 0%
Median Sale Price $240,000 $270,000 +12.5%

Active Listings: In 2023, there are 1,014 active condominium listings, representing a 19.32% decrease from the previous year.

Number of Sales: Condominium sales decreased by 17.17% from 2022.

Average Days to Sell: Condominiums are spending the same amount of time on the market, with the average days to sell remaining at 28 days.

Median Sale Price: The median sale price for condominiums in Connecticut increased by an impressive 12.5%, reaching $270,000 in 2023.

What It Means for Buyers, Sellers, and Investors:

Buyers: A decrease in active listings may lead to increased competition among buyers. However, the stable average days to sell suggests that well-priced condominiums are still in demand.

Sellers: The significant increase in median sale price is excellent news for sellers. Properly staging and pricing your condominium can help you capitalize on this trend.

Investors: The strong appreciation in median prices makes condominiums an attractive investment option, potentially offering robust returns over time.

Tips and Recommendations

  • Stay Informed: Keep a close eye on market trends, as they can change rapidly. Work with a local real estate agent who has up-to-date information and can guide you effectively.
  • Preparation is Key: Whether you’re buying or selling, ensure your finances and property are in order to capitalize on opportunities in the market.
  • Negotiate Wisely: Buyers may still have room for negotiation, while sellers should be prepared to make informed decisions regarding offers.


The Connecticut real estate market is experiencing significant changes in 2023, with decreased inventory, a slight dip in sales, and rising median prices. These statistics provide valuable insights for those looking to engage in real estate transactions.  Whether you’re a buyer, seller, or investor, contact us for personalized advice tailored to your specific goals and explore the available properties in this evolving market.

**All statistics pulled from SmartMLS on 9/14/23, with no exclusions.