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Sales flat, prices up for Harrisburg area homes in November

This house recently sold in Harrisburg.

Harrisburg area home sales were generally flat in November, though prices showed strength over the three-county region.

For the month, 724 previously owned houses sold, just eight fewer than in November 2020, while the median sales price shot up to $231,000 compared to $215,000 in the year-ago period, according to the Greater Harrisburg Association of Realtors (GHAR).

In Dauphin County both sales and prices were higher, as 371 homes sold versus 353 last year, while the median price rose to $208,500 compared to $185,750 the prior November, GHAR said.

Cumberland County had sales of 299 housing units, a decrease from 327, but the median price increased year-over-year to $245,000 from $238,000, according to GHAR.

In Perry County, sales totaled 46 homes, an increase of 10, while the median price rose to $204,950 versus $165,000 the previous November, GHAR said.

Houses were also selling relatively quickly, as the “days on the market” dropped to 20 days compared to 26 days in November 2020, according to GHAR.

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