Home Values

Fairfield County Home Prices & Values

Zillow Home Value Index

The Zillow Home Value Index is the median Zestimate valuation for a given geographic area on a given day. Learn more

$388,300

  • 1.4% 1-year change
  • 0.4% 1-year forecast

The median home value in Fairfield County is $388,300. Fairfield County home values have gone up 1.4% over the past year and Zillow predicts they will rise 0.4% within the next year. The median list price per square foot in Fairfield County is $244, which is the same as the Stamford Metro average of $244. The median price of homes currently listed in Fairfield County is $499,900 while the median price of homes that sold is $391,311. The median rent price in Fairfield County is $2,050, which is the same as the Stamford Metro median of $2,050.

Foreclosures will be a factor impacting home values in the next several years. In Fairfield County 2.8 homes are foreclosed (per 10,000). This is the same as the Stamford Metro value of 2.8 and also lower than the national value of 4.5

Mortgage delinquency is the first step in the foreclosure process. This is when a homeowner fails to make a mortgage payment. The percent of delinquent mortgages in Fairfield County is 10.4%, which is higher than the national value of 6.9%. With U.S. home values having fallen by more than 20% nationally from their peak in 2007 until their trough in late 2011, many homeowners are now underwater on their mortgages, meaning they owe more than their home is worth. The percent of Fairfield County homeowners underwater on their mortgage is 18.1%, which is the same as Stamford Metro at 18.1%.

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Fairfield County Market Overview

Data through Oct 31, 2014
  • $388,300 ZHVI
  • 0.4% 1-yr forecast
    The Zillow Home Value Forecast is Zillow's prediction of what the Zillow Home Value Index will be one year from now. Learn more
    (Oct 31, 2015)
  • $499,900 Median listing price
  • $391,311 Median sale price
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Fairfield County Market Health

Data through Oct 31, 2014
  • 1.4/10 Less healthy
    The Market Health Index illustrates the current health of a region's housing market relative to other markets across the country. The Market Health Index is based on up to 10 metrics including those capturing the past and projected evolution of home values, the prevalence of foreclosures, foreclosure re-sales, negative equity and delinquency, as well as whether homes are currently selling faster or slower than in the past.
  • 120 Average days on Zillow (Sep 30, 2014)
  • 18.1% Homes with negative equity (17.0% US Avg) (Jun 30, 2014)
  • 10.4% Delinquent on mortgage (6.9% US Avg) (Jun 30, 2014)

Homes foreclosed (per 10,000)

2.8 homes Fairfield County
2.8 homes Stamford Metro
4.5 homes United States
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Cities in Fairfield County

Name Median ZHVI
Westport $1,072,000
Weston $808,800
Wilton $760,600
Name Median ZHVI
Easton $609,000
Town of Ridgefield $601,100
Redding $525,900
Name Median ZHVI
Fairfield $510,300
Town of Newtown $362,500
Town of Bethel $295,100

Listings & Sales

Data through Oct 31, 2014
  • $244 Median list price / sq ft
  • $222 Median sale price / sq ft
  • 45.7% Listings with price cut
33.6%
Sold below listing
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Fairfield County Rentals

Data through Oct 31, 2014
  • Zillow Rent Index

  • $2,407 Fairfield County
    $2,407 Stamford Metro
    $1,337 United States

    The Zillow Rent Index is the median Rent Zestimate valuation for a given geographic area on a given day. Learn more

  • 4.4 Breakeven horizon
    The breakeven horizon is the number of years after which buying is more financially advantageous than renting. Learn more
    (Jun 30, 2014)
  • $2,050 Rent list price
  • $1.73 Rent list price / sq ft
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