POSTED: Wednesday, May 18, 2011 - 1:04pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, January 2, 2013 - 5:35pm
BATON ROUGE, LA (NBC) — April 2011 real estate search results are in and Baton Rouge, LA was the #112 most searched market in the country, based on data released today by Realtor.com, the #1 homes for sale real estate web site.
Median list prices for properties in Baton Rouge, LA hit $179,900 in April 2011, a -2.70% decrease from one year ago this month, and 0.00% increase from March 2011. The national median list price in April 2011 was $191,900, a -4.00% decrease compared to April 2010.
Active for sale inventory of homes in Baton Rouge, LA in April 2011 leveled out at 4,042, a 11.57% increase compared to April 2010. National inventory counts for April 2011 were 2,268,656, a -8.25% decrease as compared to a year ago.
The median age of inventory in Baton Rouge, LA in April was 93 days, a 1.09% increase compared to March 2011. Nationally, the median age of inventory was 95 days, a -12.04% decrease compared to March.
For details on all 146 MSAs monitored by Realtor.com in April 2011, click here:
Each month, Realtor.com surveys up to 250 Metro Service Areas (MSA) throughout the nation and monitors real estate trends including consumer search behavior, median list prices on for sale properties, active inventory counts and days on site. The information is released to local markets to help consumers and real estate professionals as they work together to successfully navigate their local market.
On the national level, 3 local Louisiana real estate markets made the top most searched markets in the country in April 2011, according to Realtor.com. The top 10 most searched real estate markets, identified as MSAs, in the United States in April 2011 include:
Chicago, IL 1st
Detroit, MI 2nd
Las Vegas, NV 3rd
Phoenix-Mesa, AZ 4th
Los Angeles-Long Beach, CA 5th
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 6th
Philadelphia, PA 7th
Atlanta, GA 8th
Dallas, TX 9th
Orlando, FL 10th
In addition, the top most searched real estate markets in Louisiana in April 2011, and their national searched rank included:
New Orleans, LA #42
Baton Rouge, LA #112
Shreveport-Bossier City, LA #137