The familiar sight of the sun rising over the horizon on a frigid morning and its beams reflecting off of the frosty blades of grass tells us that winter is just around the corner, and with it, another year will be in the books for Lancaster County real estate. As we start preparing for the holidays, let’s take a look at the numbers.
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The average sales price shot up over ten percent from last year’s number. This is a function of supply and demand as inventory levels are at some of the lowest levels in a long time which is causing the price of homes to increase. Homeowners’ equity, which plummeted during the Great Recession, has risen and surpassed the 2006 peak which is a welcome development. Continue reading