KINGSTON – Home sales in the first nine months of the year in Ulster County rose by 18.2 percent, according the Ulster County Board of Realtors. In 2020, 1,218 single-family homes sold as compared to 1,440 so far this year.
The average selling price increased by 17.8 percent during that nine-month period, going from $357,028 in 2020 to $420,769 this year.
Both are indications of the red-hot real estate market and the desire for people to move north.
Days on the market saw a 38.4 percent dip with homes listed in 2020 for 91 days as compared to 56 days this year.
September saw a 38.6 percent drop in sales, going from 215 in 2020 to 132 this September.
Average prices continued to rise – at nine percent – going from $418,402 in September 2020 to $456,146 in 2021.