Thursday, January 10, 2019



Home sales up in Sullivan, plummet in Rockland

HUDSON VALLEY – Sales of single-family homes in Sullivan County increased by almost five percent in 2018 compared with 2017, according to the Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors.

Sales rose by 4.8 percent, increasing from 954 to 1,000. The median sale price rose by 7.8 percent during the same time period, going from $118,750 to $128,000. The activity may be attributed to the economic growth in the county.

Putnam County saw a 2.2 percent increase in home sales between 2017 and 2018, with sales increasing from 1,019 to 1,041. The median sale price rose 3.7 percent, from $337,500 to $350,000.

Home sales in Rockland County fell by 11.5 percent from 2017 to 2018, going from 2,167 to 1,917. Median prices increased by 4.5 percent, going from $440,000 to $460,000.

Sales dipped by 4.7 percent in Westchester County with 6,165 single-family homes sold in 2017 compared by 5,876 in 2018. Median price rose 1.2 percent, going from $642,000 to $650,000.

Orange County saw a modest dip in sales, 0.2 percent, with 3,836 sales in 2017, compared to 3,827 in 2018. The median price rose by 6.4 percent, going from $243,000 to $258,600.


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