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Franklin County 2017 Market Statistics

Here’s your look at the 2017 year end statistics for Franklin County PA from Market Stats.  The recovery continued through 2017 with a robust 1,828 properties exchanging hands, up 4% over the previous year. The average price of a detached home rose 4.66% over the previous year to $186,441.  That represents the best number since the market collapsed.  A total of 1,540 detached homes sold with the most popular category being 3 bedroom, 150-199K.

The link below will take you to the detailed report.

Franklin County 2017 Stats

October Market Statistics

October showed a bit of a slow down in the Franklin county housing market with numbers down slightly over the same time last year, and down a bit more over the September numbers.  The average price of all homes to sell in the county sat at $178,228, down 2.06% over the same time last year.  When looking at just detached homes, the average was at $185,107, down 2.4% over the same time last year.  The biggest number is 722.  That’s the number of active listings on the market in October and that represents a 15% DECLINE over last year.  When looking more closely at the number of homes on the market and subtracting out new construction and homes not yet in the ground, the number is closer to 600!!  If you are considering selling, it is not too soon to start talking.  The winter is often a good time to sell, especially with less competition.  As always, contact me if you’d like to know the value of your home.

October 2017 FranklinCountyPA