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View the hottest Ellicott City, MD homes for sale and real estate below! With a population of more than 65,000 people, Ellicott City is a large suburban area, but most people are surprised to find out that it's an unincorporated community. In fact, as the county seat of Howard County in Maryland, it's the largest unincorporated county seat in the country. To request up-to-date information, including sales history and prices in Ellicott City's best neighborhoods, property disclosures and more about Ellicott City properties for sale, or to arrange a private showing of any property listed below, contact your LOCAL real estate experts today. Read more about Ellicott City real estate.

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Ellicott City Real Estate Market

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Those looking to move to Ellicott City will find its real estate market is filled with potential. The cost of living and home prices in Ellicott City vary widely, ranging from $25,000 in affordable neighborhoods to upwards of $24 million, with luxury homes and waterfront homes in expensive neighborhoods being on the higher end.

Home styles vary from mid-century modern homes developed during the suburban sprawl that took place after World War II to historic-styled townhomes built in recent years to honor the town's past. Many people will find that the exact home and architectural styles will vary based on the neighborhood and subdivision. The home designs in the community also have been heavily influenced by the time period in which they were built. Ellicott City also has a great variety of dog-friendly neighborhoods with dog-friendly locations and amenities.

Buyers can expect there to be some competition as they search for a home in Ellicott City. New homes are added to the market regularly, but they often sell quickly. Real estate professionals find that most buyers have to place full-price offers on the homes for sale in Ellicott City.

Ellicott City Community Amenities

Many residents find that they can get everything that they need in historic downtown Ellicott City. This area, which looks like a relic from an era gone by, is filled with things to do and local businesses that thrive in a strong economy due to the support from those in the community and those just passing through. From rug shops and music stores to florists and book stores, there are shops that appeal to every interest and need in Ellicott City.

Those who do need to get to other areas in Maryland for appointments or other business needs can use several modes of public transportation in Ellicott City. The Regional Transportation Agency of Central Maryland and the Maryland Transit Administration both have bus routes that service the people who live and work in this community. Additionally, there is a Maryland commuter train station about 10 miles away from the city, which is convenient for those who commute from Ellicott City to Baltimore or the surrounding region.

Ellicott City Local Highlights

  • The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Museum: Ellicott City Station is a living history museum located in the heart of the community. This train station is the oldest surviving railroad station in the country.
  • Residents who enjoy staying active outdoors walk, jog or bike along the Trolley Line #9 Trail, which includes a boardwalk path near the historic downtown area and a paved path that winds its way past babbling streams in wooded areas.
  • Spacious Patapsco Valley State Park features a picturesque river, hiking trails, playgrounds, and picnic areas. It is one of Ellicott City's many water recreation areas and best parks.
  • Ellicott City has earned a reputation as an artist's community, and there are more than 10 studios and galleries located in town. These include Bill Knapp Arts, Jack of Arts, and more.
  • Main Street is the place to go for fun. It has restaurants, independently owned shops, museums, entertainment, and more!
  • There's a variety of locally owned coffee shops and cafés to go to get a morning coffee, like Old Mill Café and Shilla Bakery.

Ellicott City School Information

The Howard County Public School System provides public education opportunities to students living in Ellicott City. There are more than 20 public schools within the community, ranging from elementary schools to high schools. There also are several educational learning centers in the community, such as the Applications and Research Lab.

In addition to having an extensive public school system, there also are several private schools based out of Ellicott City. Glenelg Country School, Our Lady of Perpetual Help School, and Ellicott City Children's House are just a few of the private schools located in this community.

Known for its charm and authentic character, Ellicott City is the type of community where people want to settle down and establish roots. Located in proximity to Baltimore and connected by public transportation, this is a place where convenience meets appeal. Ellicott City may not be an incorporated town, but its residents feel invested in the community and are engaged with what is happening locally.

Ellicott City MD Real Estate Agents

Looking to purchase a home in Ellicott City? Let our Ellicott City real estate experts guide you through the sale of your current residence or the purchase of your new Ellicott City property. As local real estate agents, we have up-to-date information on the Ellicott City, Maryland, real estate market's unique dynamics.

Contact The Bob & Ronna Group of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty to learn more about representation for buyers and sellers. Preparing to sell your Ellicott City home? View our market analysis page for a home value estimate within moments.

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