Did you know? Facts about Rochester’s housing market – Democrat & Chronicle

Did you know? Facts about Rochester’s housing market

by: Sean Lahman

An analysis of statewide data by USA TODAY Network journalists across New York found that upstate’s housing market is still trying to recover value lost during the Great Recession. But even when the market hit bottom upstate, buyers and sellers were still finding each other, and there are plenty of stories in the numbers and in the market.

The data includes some fascinating statistics about the housing market in Monroe County.

Rising values

► Did you know that home values are rising fastest in Clarkson?

Five towns where home values are rising

(median sales price 2016 vs 2015, GRAR)
+13.1% Clarkson
9.9% Ogden/Spencerport
7.8% Mendon/Honeoye Falls
7.4% Henrietta
5.7% Penfield

Most expensive home sales

► Did you know that the most expensive home sold in Monroe County in 2016 was in Brighton?

(2016 transactions in Monroe County, staff research)
$2,685,000 195 Sandringham Road (Brighton)
$1,750,000 630 Rock Beach Road (Irondequoit)
$1,400,000 3 Taylors Rise (Brighton)
$1,250,000 2185 Manitou Road (Ogden)
$1,185,000 49 Knollwood Drive (Pittsford)

Sales prices by town

 Did you know that the highest median sales price for homes in Monroe County was Pittsford?

Median sales price for local towns (Q1 2017, Greater Rochester Area Realtors, aka GRAR)

$285,000 Pittsford
250,000 Mendon/Honeoye Falls
209,900 Rush
206,500 Riga/Churchville
173,250 Webster

Hottest markets

► Did you know that the highest sales volume was in the city of Rochester?

(based on 2016 sales volume, GRAR)
1,538 City of Rochester
1,363 Greece
917 Irondequoit
733 Perinton/Fairport
549 Penfield

Hottest city neighborhoods

► Did you know that the hottest city neighborhood for home sales is Culver-Winton? ​

(Median listing prices, Q1 2017, Zillow Research)
$99,900 Culver-Winton
59,900 19th Ward
58,000 Maplewood

Most expensive towns for renters

Did you know that Webster is the most expensive town for renters?

(median monthly rent for single family home, Zillow)
$1,718 Webster
1,456 Henrietta
1,359 Greece
1,309 Irondequoit

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