Vermont real estate trends (May 2022)
How is the real estate market in Vermont?
🏠 Average home value: $370,790
📈 1.11% home value increase month over month
💰 Median sale price: $376,600
⏳ 61 days on the market
🔑 Homes on the market: 1,335
📆 2.0 months of housing inventory
🏦 30-year mortgage rate: 5.61000%
💵 Average income: 63477
State of the market: B-
Home values in Vermont continue to increase steadily, and the market is seeing some measure of activity. However, with the large inventory and ambitious listing prices, it may take a while for the state’s market to heat up.
*Data last updated May 2022
From fresh maple syrup to sharp cheddar — not to mention Ben and Jerry's ice cream — Vermont is known for its artisanal foods. A quintessential New England state with an independent spirit, Vermont has stunning foliage in autumn and dozens of snowy ski slopes all winter long.
Notable areas in Vermont include Burlington and Montpelier, but even the state's largest cities are relatively small. Quaint towns such as Norwich, Charlotte, and Shelburne are popular destinations for families due to their small town feel and outstanding public schools.
If you're thinking of buying or selling in Vermont, these Vermont housing predictions and stats can help you make an informed decision.
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Selling a home in Vermont
Vermont real estate market forecast for sellers
⏰ Homes are selling 2 days slower than the annual average
💰 Homes are selling for $27,594 more than the annual average
💸 Average listing commission: 2.66%
💸 Average buyer's commission: 2.46%
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Buying a home in Vermont
How much home you can buy with $300,000 in...
🏠 Burlington: 1,210 sq ft
🏡 Barre: 1,442 sq ft
🏡 Rutland: 1,508 sq ft
🏠 Bennington: 1,345 sq ft
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Best of Vermont
Each month, we compare locations in Vermont based on different criteria. This month, we're looking at levels of happiness and ranking the best counties in the state.
Happiest Counties in Vermont
1. Addison County
2. Chittenden County
3. Washington County
4. Grand Isle County
5. Windsor County
Worst of Vermont
Each month, we compare locations in Vermont based on a different criteria. This month we're looking at levels of happiness data. These are the counties that ranked the worst in the state.
Least Happy Counties in Vermont
1. Essex County
2. Orleans County
3. Windham County
4. Caledonia County
5. Orange County
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- Vermont's disclosure forms
- Transfer taxes in Vermont
- Home buying assistance programs in Vermont
Frequently asked questions about Vermont real estate
It is currently a seller’s market in Vermont, but things are cooling off quickly. Ambitious sellers have been listing their properties for too high a price, causing homes to sit on the market for longer periods. However, each city and town has its own trends, so it’s best to consult a real estate agent to figure out the state of your local market.
Investing in Vermont real estate is a good idea, especially in a city like Burlington, where there's consistent demand for housing. To maximize your investment, take the time to prepare a financial plan and research up-and-coming neighborhoods. Find out more in our guide to real estate investing.
Although listing prices are a bit higher than normal, it might be a good time to buy a house in Vermont right now. The slow market and high inventory can help you negotiate a better price. Plus, low mortgage rates will help you save thousands over the years. To find out all your options, work with one of the top real estate agents in Vermont.
Clever's analysis of state market trends is based on local data from Zillow, realtor.com, Redfin, Bankrate, the U.S. Census, and Clever surveys. Our team of over 20 real estate analysts from across the country research local markets and data to compile our "Best" and "Worst" rankings.