Bethesda home prices fall in September 2020

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The median sale price of a home sold in September 2020 in Bethesda fell by $35,531 while total sales increased by 12.5%, according to

In September 2020, there were 63 homes sold, with a median sale price of $1,099,000 - a 3.1% decrease over the $1,134,531 median sale price for the same period of the previous year. There were 56 homes sold in Bethesda in September 2019.

The median sales tax in Bethesda for the most recent year with available data, 2016, was $9,814, approximately 0.9% of the median home sale price for September 2020.

The following table compares Bethesda to other Montgomery County cities with similar median sales prices in September 2020:

CitySept. 2020 Home SalesSept. 2019 Home Sales% change (Total Home Sales)Sept. 2020 Median Sales PriceSept. 2019 Median Sales Price% change (Median Sales Price)
Chevy Chase1218-33.3%$1,235,000$1,059,50016.6%
Cabin John21100%$1,207,500$880,00037.2%
Garrett Park220%$1,112,000$567,50095.9%
North Potomac1517-11.8%$790,000$687,50014.9%
North Bethesda271850%$765,500$592,00029.3%
Takoma Park10825%$690,500$577,50019.6%

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