Berkshire Market Watch Report

There is good news to be found in the Berkshire County Real Estate 2017 Year End Market Watch Report.  Year-to-date sales reflect positive market momentum.  The dollar volume of real estate sales is up 13% and the number of transactions sold is up 8%. The number of residential homes, multi-family homes, land parcels, condos and commercial properties sold rose compared to sales last year.

2016 2017
All Sales $ Sold # Sold $ Sold # Sold
North $52,010,146 329 $59,108,843 362
Central $154,044,816 785 $156,494,270 829
South $204,459,804 578 $250,059,154 642
Grand Total $410,514,766 1692 $465,662,267 1833

Read the full report: 2017 Quarter Market Watch

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2017 Year End Market Watch Report

Past Editions:2016 Year End Market Watch Report | 2015 Year End Market Watch2014 Year End Market Watch | 2013 Year in Review Report | 2012 Year in Review Report| 2011 Year in Review Report 



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