Housing
Single-Family Home Sales


Single-Family Home Sales

What does this measure?

Total sales of single-family homes per year.

Why is this important?

Single-family home sales can indicate demand for housing, and by extension, the health of a community's economy. Homeownership is an important factor for neighborhood stability and civic participation.

How is our county performing?

In 2017, there were about 5,330 homes sold in Berks County, an 11% increase over the number sold in 2000 (about 4,800). During this period, home sales steadily increased until they peaked in 2005, at 6,010. Sales then dropped every year until 2011, when home sales were 34% below 2000 levels, at 3,160. Sales steadily increased every year since 2012. The 2017 figure represented the highest number of home sales in a year since 2006.

Notes about the data

Data is from the Reading-Berks Association of Realtors. Comparable information for other geographies was not available.

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Single-Family Home Sales
200020012002200320042005200620072008200920102011201220132014201520162017
Pennsylvania
Berks County4,7955,0055,3785,6545,9006,0135,7235,0093,9353,6883,4523,1643,5613,7973,9984,5354,9495,325
Berks County Regions
Central
Northeast
South
Southeast
West
Reading city
Berks County Peers
Chester County
Lancaster County
Lebanon County
Lehigh County
Montgomery County
Schuylkill County

Source: Reading-Berks Association of REALTORS




No Raw Data
200020012002200320042005200620072008200920102011201220132014201520162017
Pennsylvania
Berks CountyN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Berks County Regions
Central
Northeast
South
Southeast
West
Reading city
Berks County Peers
Chester County
Lancaster County
Lebanon County
Lehigh County
Montgomery County
Schuylkill County

Source: Reading-Berks Association of REALTORS
Notes: No Raw Data




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