After a record-breaking 5.6 million homes sold in 2020, the highest in 14 years, the U.S. housing market is heating up even more as it enters the traditional homebuying season in April. The time frame between March and August accounts for 56% of existing home sales.
Reclaiming the top spot as the hottest market in the country is the Manchester-Nashua metro area in New Hampshire after last holding the title in October 2020. Half of all homes in Manchester, which is about 46 miles from Boston, were selling in under 19 days in March — 10 days faster than last year, and 35 days faster than is typical in the rest of the country, according to a report by Realtor.com.
The second-hottest market is also in the Granite State. That title went to Concord, New Hampshire, where half of all homes spent just 20 days on the market.
The median listing price of homes in the Manchester-Nashua area was $420,000 in March, up 8.4% year over last…