Real Estate Market Report in Effort PA - December 2014

Real Estate Market Report in Effort PA - December 2014


It’s a pleasure to report that the Real Estate Market in Effort PA is one of the few areas in the County to see their average sale price rise this Month and also to end the year on a positive note. Their average sold price actually rose by 9.4% whereas the average sold price County wide fell 3.1%.


Effort PA Real Estate Market Report - December 2014




The Average Sold Price for homes sold in Effort PA was $119K, UP 20% from $100k for December 2013, and up from $115k for November 2014.


Foreclosures accounted for 60+% of the homes sold for the Month.


The Average Sold Price in the Poconos for December was $133k.




The Number of Homes Sold in Effort PA was 9, DOWN 25% from 12 for December 2013 but the same as November of 2014.


The Number of Homes Sold in the Poconos for November was 226.




The Average Sold Price YTD for 2014 in Effort PA is $136k, UP 9.4% from $124k for 2013 and The Number of Homes sold YTD for 2014 is 115, UP 26% from 91 for YTD 2013. Love to see this continuing trend in the Effort PA Real Estate Market Report.


Other Important Statistics to consider in the Effort PA Real Estate Market Report are:


The Absorption Rate dropped to 6 months. Very Good - Now A Balanced Market!


The Sale To List Price Ratio rose to 97%. Good!


The Number of Pending homes is currently at 4.


The Number of Active Listings dropped by 30% to 61. Good!


The Average Days On The Market dropped to 99 days. Good!


In Summary we are so pleased to see that Effort PA is in a balanced market. A feat we have been trying to reach for over 6+ years here in the Poconos. The average sold price rose for the year which is Fabulous news even though the foreclosure rate remains well above normal.


Enlist the Services of your Effort PA Realtor©, Bobbie Smith, and take advantage of the Best Market that Effort PA has seen in years.  Give me a Call Right Now!


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Comment balloon 9 commentsBobbie Smith • January 17 2015 06:33AM


Good Morning Bobbie Smith,  Always great to see your reports of what is happening in your area.  Hope you have a great day!

Posted by Will Hamm, "Where There's a Will, There's a Way!" (Hamm Homes) almost 6 years ago

Hi Bobbie, you have done a fine job in your Effort PA Market report. Everything one would want to know is there. Well done and pleasing to the eye.

Posted by Noah Seidenberg, Chicagoland and Suburbs (800) 858-7917 (Coldwell Banker) almost 6 years ago

Bobbie: You have your finger on the real estate pulse in Effort PA. Another quality real estate report that consumers will benefit from. Well done!

Posted by Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA (Coldwell Banker Access Realty ~ 478.960.8055) almost 6 years ago

Bobbie- that's such good news about the Real Estate Market in Effort, PA.  Things keep looking up. 

Posted by Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224 (Room Service Home Staging) almost 6 years ago

Bobbie, nice to read the good news about the Effort PA real estate market.  Thanks.

Posted by Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate (Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales) almost 6 years ago

Hi Will, Nice to hear from you. Thanks. Have A Great Day!

Hi Noah, Thanks for dropping by and offering your support.

Hi Anita, It was a great market in 2014 in Effort PA. I sure hope consumers can use the info to their advantage. Thanks.

Hi Kathy, It is good to see the great news in the Effort market. We sure hope this trend continues.

Hi Gabe, It is great news! Thanks.

Posted by Bobbie Smith, 570-242-1891 almost 6 years ago

Bobbie, glad to see Effort, PA doing so well during the last month of the year, and all year for that matter. I'm betting all of the markets will heat up as we head into the months of Spring. Have a great Sunday. 

Posted by Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD, REALTORS® in Clark County, WA (ViewHomes of Clark County - Nature As Neighbors) almost 6 years ago

Bobbie, that's a great upward market trend in Effort, PA. This is good news for a friend of mine who want's to sell a home in the Poconos. 

Posted by Nick T Pappas, Madison & Huntsville Alabama Real Estate Resource (Assoc. Broker/Broker ABR, CRS, SFR, e-Pro, @Homes Realty Group, @HomesBirmingham & Providence Property Mgmnt, LLC Huntsville AL) almost 6 years ago

Hi Debb, It is great news for Effort. The spring market should be a great one. Thanks.

Hi Nick, It is. Hopefully your friend will have much success (depending on when they bought their home of course) Let me know if I can help in any way. Thanks.

Posted by Bobbie Smith, 570-242-1891 almost 6 years ago