There is good news to be found in the Berkshire County Real Estate 2018 1st Quarter Market Watch.First quarter real estate sales were up 18% in the dollar volume of sales transacted, compared to the first quarter of last year. Realtor-assisted sales generated over $80 million dollars in the first quarter of 2018, compared to $68 million last year. The number of total transactions sold fell by 5% countywide, with residential sales consistently down by 14% in each region. A strong condo and multifamily market reflects overall robust growth in sales.
HISTORICAL BERKSHIRE COUNTY 1ST QUARTER SALES: # of ALL TRANSACTION
The dollar volume of sales in the 1st quarter of 2018 rose in
all regions, central Berkshire lagged in number of units sold.
Northern dollar volume, 5up 7%, # sold 5 up 2%
Central dollar volume, 5up 10% , # sold 6 down 11%
Southern dollar volume, 5 26%, # sold the same
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There is good news to be found in the Berkshire County Real Estate 2018 1st Quarter Market Watch. First quarter real estate sales were up 18% in the dollar volume of sales transacted, compared to the first quarter of last year. Realtor-assisted sales generated over $80 million dollars in the first quarter of 2018, compared …