Home values are dropping, are you making a profit?
For detailed county by county breakdowns, use the Single-family homes and Condos menus above.
Selling at a Loss
Virtually everyone selling a house during the real estate boom years did so at a profit, but since 2007 many have been selling at a loss. In the first quarter of this year, almost two-thirds of sellers got less than what they paid.
Percentage of sellers making a profit on their house
For residential homes bought since 2000 and resold
Median Value of Single-Family Homes
At their peaks, median sales prices in Maryland and Virginia more than doubled from 2000, but now they are up about 80 percent. D.C. is still more than three times as high as 2000.
Change in median value of single-family homes, with 2000 as baseline year* (2000=100)