(OBA®) – Robertsdale, AL – While real estate continues to move quickly on and off the market in Baldwin County, the number of sales is showing a slight slowdown.
Baldwin REALTORS® Multiple Listing Service (MLS) reports a major year-over-year decrease in average days on market (DOM) in August 2021 for both resort and traditional residential areas, as well as decreases in both areas in the total number of closed sales.
The resort area of Baldwin County (which includes all of Orange Beach and Fort Morgan, plus everything in Gulf Shores that is South of AL-180) saw an 81.6 percent decrease in average DOM, going from 189 days in August 2020 to just 36 days last month. The traditional residential market (which encompasses everything in Baldwin County outside of the resort market) also saw a drop at only 22 DOM this past month – a 69.4 percent decrease from 2020.
But where August 2020 saw 860 properties sold, there were only 814…