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Home prices up, sales slip in the Harrisburg area in June

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Home sales slipped while prices rose in June, according to the latest report on previously owned houses in the Harrisburg area.

For the three-county region, a total of 770 houses sold, compared to 826 in June 2021, as the median price rose to $264,050 from $230,000 last year, said the Greater Harrisburg Association of Realtors (GHAR).

In Dauphin County, sales dipped to 349 homes versus 389 last June, but the median price increased to $230,500 from $209,000, GHAR said.

Similarly, in Cumberland County, sales slipped to 374 houses, compared to 404 in June 2021, as the median price rose to $315,000 versus $256,750 in the year-ago period, according to GHAR.

Perry County had 43 homes sell in June, an increase of 10 houses from a year ago, as the median price rose to $219,950 from $200,000 in June 2021, GHAR said.

Houses also were selling quickly, as “average days on the market” decreased to 13 days versus 16 days the prior June, according to GHAR.

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