The New York Association of REALTORS reported that home sales have made a significant increase from February to March both locally and statewide. The increase for New York State is as high as 14 percent and projections look even better. Adding heavily to the state average is Ulster County with a whopping 67% increase from the previous month.
Counties showing an INCREASE from February to March:
- Columbia County: 12% ↑
- Orange County: 27% ↑
- Rockland County: 5% ↑
- Westchester County: 19% ↑
Counties showing a DECREASE from February to March:
- Greene County: 12% ↓
- Putnam County: 16% ↓
- Sullivan County: 23% ↓
Home prices continue to fall in Columbia, Dutchess, Orange and Putnam while slightly increasing in Rockland, Westchester, Greene and Ulster. The most significant jump in sale price was reported by Sullivan County showing 51% increase. Ulster’s sale price increase was 6%.