$299,000 House For Sale
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Based on three metrics—sale-to-list price ratio, the prevalence of price cuts on home listings, and time-on-market—the market temperature provides information on the current balance of bargaining power between buyers and sellers in this city relative to other cities in the same metropolitan area. A particular city may be identified as a good market for buyers in a metro market favorable to sellers overall. Learn more
The median home value in West Babylon is $304,800. West Babylon home values have gone up 9.4% over the past year and Zillow predicts they will rise 2.5% within the next year. The median price of homes currently listed in West Babylon is $309,000 while the median price of homes that sold is $301,185. The median rent price in West Babylon is $1,725, which is lower than the New York Metro median of $2,795.
Foreclosures will be a factor impacting home values in the next several years. In West Babylon 0.8 homes are foreclosed (per 10,000). This is lower than the New York Metro value of 1.1 and also lower than the national value of 4.8
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 West Babylon is 24.9%, which is higher than the national value of 7.2%. 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 West Babylon homeowners underwater on their mortgage is 21.9%, which is higher than New York Metro at 15.7%.more
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.
Homes foreclosed (per 10,000)