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.
► 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)
7.8% Mendon/Honeoye Falls
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)
250,000 Mendon/Honeoye Falls
► 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
Hottest city neighborhoods
► Did you know that the hottest city neighborhood for home sales is Culver-Winton?
59,900 19th Ward
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)