Friday, January 17, 2014

Fourth Quarter Numbers are in

ROCHESTER, NY - January 17, 2014 - Fourth Quarter 2013 statistics were released today by the Genesee Region Real Estate Information Services (GENRIS), the information subsidiary of the Greater Rochester Association of REALTORS® (GRAR).

The momentum from the three earlier quarters offset a sluggish fourth, ending 2013 with solid gains overall.  The Greater Rochester Multiple Listing Service (MLS) saw a 4.7% increase in the number of homes, condos and townhouses sold to 11,267 units as compared to 10,765 the previous year.  Pending sales also grew by 4.1% year-over-year to 11,350, up from 10,904 in 2012.

Area homes steadily continued to gain value, indicated by a modest 1.8% climb to $127,200 overall.  Median home prices in the City of Rochester specifically posted a 5.3% gain to $78,900.  Neighboring counties generally followed suit, with Wyoming and Steuben outpacing the norm, reporting sales increases of 21.1% and 16.7% respectively.
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