The Salt Lake housing market, along with 21 other markets, sees double digit home showings per listing in March. Find the details here.

Salt Lake housing market sees double-digit home showings per listing in March

Salt Lake City— The number of markets seeing double-digit showings per listing jumped 46 percent in the past two months as buyer demand continues to outpace slightly rising inventory, according to the latest data from ShowingTime, one of the residential real estate industry’s leading technology providers of showing management and market stats. That’s despite March seeing a slight slowdown in showing traffic nationwide compared to last year’s unprecedented numbers.

March’s showing activity stands in contrast to March 2021’s torrid pace, in which each of the four regions in the US saw year-over-year growth in foot traffic of at least 40 percent. The 25 busiest individual markets averaged more than 16 showings per listing, including Burlington, Vt.; Bridgeport, Conn.; Fort Collins, Colo.; and Bloomington-Normal, Ill. The growth in the number of markets with double-digit showings jumped from 83 in January to 109 in February and 121 markets in March of this year.

“We are sensing a slight slowdown in the Western region of the US in year-over-year Showing Index values, although there is still very strong activity,” says ShowingTime VP and General Manager Michael Lane. “The demand per listing is still at historically unprecedented levels, but for the first time in the last 12 months it is neutral.”

The ShowingTime Showing Index is compiled using data from more than 6 million property showings scheduled across the country each month on listings using ShowingTime products and services. It tracks the average number of appointments received on active listings during the month.

By region, the Midwest’s 5.9 percent year-over-year increase in showings per listing led the country, while demand in the South was flat compared to March 2021. The Northeast dropped slightly by 0.9 percent, with the West’s 18.5 percent year-over-year dip in traffic marking the third consecutive month the region has recorded a decline, attributable in large part to its heavy activity in March 2021.

Metropolitan AreaMarch 2022 Ratio of Showings to ListingsYear-Over-Year ChangeMonth-Over-Month Change
Denver, CO22.36-12%-10%
Burlington, VT21.8741%6%
Seattle, WA18.30-25%-21%
Richmond, VA17.882%-2%
Grand Rapids, MI16.81-10%2%
Boulder, CO16.396%-4%
Rochester, NY16.31-6%15%
Manchester, NH16.30-16%2%
Bridgeport, CT16.1017%6%
Dallas, TX16.060%2%
Fort Collins, CO15.9722%24%
Orlando, FL15.668%-4%
Columbus, OH15.48-10%17%
Bloomington-Normal, IL15.4863%29%
Hartford, CT15.4413%8%
Salt Lake City, UT15.25-23%-12%
Cleveland, OH15.20-5%20%
Virginia Beach, VA15.087%0%
New Haven-Milford, CT14.9310%11%
Buffalo, NY14.73-9%10%
Akron, OH14.72-5%25%
Detroit, MI14.65-6%19%
Washington, DC14.64-10%-4%
Kansas City, MO-KS14.57-13%6%
Trenton, NJ14.56-2%4%

About ShowingTime
ShowingTime is an industry leader in home touring technology and a proud affiliate of Zillow Group, Inc. ShowingTime’s technology and services simplify the tour scheduling process for buyers, sellers, and agents across the industry. ShowingTime products are used in hundreds of MLSs representing more than 1 million real estate professionals across the US and Canada.