According to Patch, who quoted data from OneKey MLS, 2,121 properties were sold in Suffolk County in December, an increase of 33 percent over the same period last year.
Prices have also risen. The publication states that the average selling price in Suffolk County was $ 480,000 last month, up 16.5 percent from last year.
In neighboring Nassau, the average sale price in December was $ 606,500 – the first time it was over $ 600,000, Patch said.
Expected sales prices in Suffolk fell from $ 477,000 to $ 468,650. But even with the decline, this number was 17 percent higher than in the same period last year.
[Patch] – Sylvia Varnham O’Regan