Swansea home prices rise in the third quarter of 2020

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The median sale price of a home sold in the third quarter of 2020 in Swansea rose by $12,450 while total sales increased by 67.2%, according to BlockShopper.com.

From July through September of 2020, there were 102 homes sold, with a median sale price of $182,450 - a 7.3% increase over the $170,000 median sale price for the same period of the previous year. There were 61 homes sold in Swansea in the third quarter of 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 the third quarter of 2020.

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

CityJuly - Sept. 2020 Home SalesJuly - Sept. 2019 Home Sales% change (Total Home Sales)July - Sept. 2020 Median Sales PriceJuly - Sept. 2019 Median Sales Price% change (Median Sales Price)
Smithton25244.2%$240,000$215,00011.6%
Shiloh80773.9%$240,000$220,0009.1%
O'Fallon23417930.7%$230,500$212,5008.5%
Lebanon2429-17.2%$196,450$131,40049.5%
Miller4333.3%$193,450$195,000-0.8%
Swansea1026167.2%$182,450$170,0007.3%
Mascoutah625512.7%$180,000$179,0000.6%
Millstadt261936.8%$178,500$158,00013%
Freeburg221729.4%$174,950$215,000-18.6%
Collinsville2311109.1%$150,000$127,00018.1%
Fairview Heights1108627.9%$129,750$130,500-0.6%

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