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Baldwin County's May 2023 Housing Report


ROBERTSDALE, Ala. – The real estate market continued to stabilize in Baldwin County this past month. Baldwin REALTORS® Multiple Listing Service (MLS) reports year-over-year increases for May 2023 in Average Days on Market (DOM), but the number of New Listings and Closed Sales decreased for both Traditional Residential and Resort/Island-based properties in the county. Additionally, the Traditional Residential properties in the county continued to see slight Average Sales Price increases, while the Resort/Island-based properties experienced a slight dip in sold prices in May.


In the Resort area of Baldwin County (all of Orange Beach, Fort Morgan, and anything in Gulf Shores south of Canal Rd/180), average sales price saw a 1.9% decrease from May 2022, resulting in an average of $719,985. Listings spent more time on the on market at an average of 68 days, compared to just 25 days the year prior. A decrease was reported in Total Closed Sales as 198 properties solid in May 2023, compared to 248 in May 2022.


In Baldwin County’s Traditional Residential area, average sales price experienced a 4.3% increase from May 2022 at $399,695. Properties stayed on market longer with an average of 51 days, which is 28 more days than the average a year ago. There were 132 less new listings and 123 less properties sold in this area of the county than last year.


For previous months’ housing reports, click here.


Residential MLS Stats by Area:


Central Baldwin

  • Residential Properties sold in May 2023: 174

  • Average Sales Price: $351,840

  • Average Days on Market: 58

  • Average Sales Price Change from May 2022: Increased 18.3%

Coastal Condos

  • Residential Properties sold in May 2023: 112

  • Average Sales Price: $552,377

  • Average Days on Market: 66

  • Average Sales Price Change from May 2022: Decreased 13.1%

Coastal Homes

  • Residential Properties sold in May 2023: 115

  • Average Sales Price: $812,786

  • Average Days on Market: 71

  • Average Sales Price Change from May 2022: Increased 11.7%

Eastern Shore

  • Residential Properties sold in May 2023: 235

  • Average Sales Price: $441,365

  • Average Days on Market: 45

  • Average Sales Price Change from May 2022: Decreased 4.1%

North Baldwin

  • Residential Properties sold in May 2023: 18

  • Average Sales Price: $310,622

  • Average Days on Market: 56

  • Average Sales Price Change from May 2022: Increased 18.1%

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