Brooklyn housing market

Median housing prices re-mained the highest in North Brooklyn throughout 2019. Peaking in the first quarter at $1.26 million, the market finished the year at $1.15 million. Northwest Brooklyn was its closest competitor, with prices ranging up to $1.25 million. By contrast it is relatively inexpensive South Brooklyn, whose median price never exceeded $692,410. This sector saw the highest number of sales during the year with 6,374 from the last quarter of 2018 to the last quarter of 2019.

Median housing price

 Q4 2018Q1 2019Q2 2019Q3 2019Q4 2019
North Brooklyn$1,034,125$1,261,303$1,201,535$1,225,000$1,150,000
South Brooklyn$670,000$660,000$665,000$675,000$692,410
East Brooklyn$779,500$730,000$784,000$735,991$765,000
Northwest Brooklyn$1,147,334$1,150,775$1,225,000$1,220,000$737,306

Number of sales

 Q4 2018Q1 2019Q2 2019Q3 2019Q4 2019
North Brooklyn$170$140$275$205$205
South Brooklyn$1,371$1,147$1,254$1,325$1,277
East Brooklyn$466$479$509$523$524
Northwest Brooklyn$467$450$523$543$539
All Housing types

Median housing Price

All Housing types

Number of sales

New development 

Median sales price

New development 

Number of sales

Red Hook was once again (surprisingly) the most attractive neighborhood for buyers in 2019, with median sales prices at $1.9 million. Cobble Hill and Carroll Gardens were not far behind with median sales prices of $1.8 million and $1.6 million, respectively. Williamsburg saw the most transactions through the year, ending with 621. 

Brooklyn Sales in Selected Neighborhoods

RankNeighborhood2019 Median Sales PriceNo. of Sales
North Brooklyn$170$140$275
1Red Hook$1.9M$24
2Cobble Hill$1.8M$151
3Carroll Gardens$1.6M$203
4Downtown Brooklyn$1.5MN/A
6 (tie)Dumbo$1.3M$74
6 (tie)Gowanus$1.3M$68
6 (tie)Manhattan Beach$1.3M46
6 (tie)South Slope$1.3M$146
6 (tie)Boerum Hill$1.3M$98
6 (tie)Fort Greene$1.3M$158
12Park Slope$1.2M$412
13 (tie)East Williamsburg$1.1M$168
13 (tie)Borough Park$1.1M$336
13 (tie)Vinegar Hill$1.1M$25
13 (tie)Prospect Heights$1.1M226
18Sunset Park$982.5K280
19Dyker Heights$975K168
20Windsor Terrace$907K134


sales transactions
in Williamsburg,
the highest
in the borough


Sales transactions in park slope, the second highest in the borough