Deming-area home prices rise 9.7% in May, with houses for sale in high demand

One of many homes for sale in Plymouth and around Metro Detroit on Thursday, April 14, 2022.

A typical Luna County home listed for $170,000 in May, up 9.7% from a month earlier, an analysis of data from Realtor.com shows.

The median list home price in May was up about 6.2% from May 2021. Luna County’s median home was 1,800 square feet for a listed price of $91 per square foot.

The Luna County market was busy, with a median 46 days on market. A month earlier, homes had a median 51 days on market. The market added 16 new home listings in May, compared with the 20 added in May 2021. The market ended the month with some 28 listings of homes for sale.

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Across all of New Mexico, median home prices were $350,000, rising 2.1% from a month earlier. The median New Mexico home for sale had 1,996 square feet at list price of $175 per square foot.

Across the United States, median home prices were $446,950, up 5.2% from a month earlier. The median American home for sale had 1,861 square feet, listed at $226 per square foot.

The median home list price — the midway point of all the houses or units listed over a period of time — is used more often in this report instead of the average home list price because experts say the median offers a more accurate view of what’s happening in a market. In finding the average price, all prices of homes listed are added and then divided by the number of homes sold. This measure can be skewed by one low or high price.

The USA TODAY Network is publishing localized versions of this story on its news sites across the country, generated with data from the Realtor.com residential listings database.. The story was written by Mike Stucka and Sean Lahman.

This article originally appeared on Deming Headlight: Deming-area homes for sale rise to $170,000 median price