Swansea home prices rise in March 2020

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The median sale price of a home sold in March 2020 in Swansea rose by $35,375 while total sales increased by 38.9%, according to BlockShopper.com.

In March 2020, there were 25 homes sold, with a median sale price of $185,000 - a 23.6% increase over the $149,625 median sale price for the same period of the previous year. There were 18 homes sold in Swansea in March 2019.

The median sales tax in Swansea for the most recent year with available data, 2018, was $3,735, approximately 2% of the median home sale price for March 2020.

The following table compares Swansea to other St. Clair County cities with similar median sales prices in March 2020:

CityMar. 2020 Home SalesMar. 2019 Home Sales% change (Total Home Sales)Mar. 2020 Median Sales PriceMar. 2019 Median Sales Price% change (Median Sales Price)
Millstadt28-75%$415,500$146,700183.2%
Smithton56-16.7%$212,500$191,50011%
O'Fallon4350-14%$207,000$180,95014.4%
Swansea251838.9%$185,000$149,62523.6%
Mascoutah1216-25%$174,000$188,000-7.4%
Shiloh191346.2%$169,000$225,000-24.9%
Briar Hill10-$154,000$0-
Freeburg84100%$142,000$314,500-54.8%
Lebanon57-28.6%$137,000$175,000-21.7%
Fairview Heights1821-14.3%$113,750$141,000-19.3%
Belleville1148829.5%$99,750$98,2001.6%

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