Five Real Estate Stats For Beltsville, MD

Handing house keys to new ownerYou would think that with a name like Beltsville, MD there would be a huge belt factory. Or, maybe, it has something to do with the Washington Beltway.  It is neither.

According to Wikipedia – the arbiter of all things – Beltsville history goes back to 1649 and evolved into the nice suburban enclave of single family homes, town houses and condos it is today.

Beltsville is, indeed, situated just north of College Park, MD and the Washington Beltway. It has easy access to great commuter routes (RT 95 for the north to south route and RT 495 for around Washington, DC). It’s not too far from METRO. It also has great bargain shopping with a local IKEA and Costco as well as a number of restaurants and parks.

Beltsville is also home to a large Federal Government research facility – the Agricultural Research Service of USDA – with lots of farmland for both crops and livestock. It’s also a short drive (about 5 minutes) to the University of MD.

So, without further ado, here are five stats for Beltsville, MD.

Market Activity for Beltsville, MD

This chart shows the average number of Active listings in the 20705 zip codes. Active Listings are the homes available for sale.

Pricing Trends for Beltsville, MD

This chart will show the average sale price – the price the home actually sold for – in the 20705 zip code.

Pricing Ratios for Beltsville, MD

This chart shows the finale sold price as a percentage of the original list price.

Days On Market for Beltsville, MD

This chart shows how long the house stayed on the market until the seller accepted an offer.

Supply and Demand for Beltsville, MD

This shows an “absorption rate” or the number of months of housing inventory available if no other new listings came on the market. Six months is an equilibrium. Under six months is considered a “seller’s market”. Over six months is considered a “buyer’s market”.

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About Ken Montville

Ken Montville is a Realtor® and Associate Broker with RE/MAX United Real Estate in the beautiful Maryland Suburbs of Washington, DC. He has been selling nice homes since 1999. Way back in the 20th Century.

When Ken Is not doing the real estate thing he can be found all over social media in places too numerous to mention and he listens to jazz, reads a little (mostly non-fiction), hangs out with the Rotary Club of College Park, MD and can be found blogging at