It's the dog days of summer here in the Friendly City and we're seeing the spring's pending listings turning into sales (with a significant change of 23% above last June). New listings have fallen slightly (by 6%), but the average days on market continue to drop and the average price per square foot is on the upswing ($126 as compared to $119 from last June). The median sales price has shot up to $210,250 - 9% from 2017!
We here at Harrisonblog love the Agora Market in downtown Harrisonburg. It has candy, clothing, candles, coffee, hardware, running shoes...the list goes on. We've done a bit of sleuthing and found some unusual items you wouldn't expect to find in Agora Market...
We are halfway through 2018 already! We are seeing a significant rise in listings (29%) as compared to May 2017, as well as a slight increase from year-to-date (7%). However, sales have dropped by 19% from last May. We are seeing contracts climb by quite a bit - 27% to be exact! days on market continue to drop across the board and the average price per square foot is on a consistent upswing. The median sales price has shot up to $205,950 - 7% from 2017!
It's time to start planning for your summer! With the warmer weather, we're dreaming of summer festivals and time by the water. We've scouted out some of the best summer activities in the Harrisonburg and Rockingham area to keep you entertained all summer long! Read on for just a taste of some of our favorite area summer events and music festivals! Mark you calendars and buy your tickets now - these events tend to fill up quickly!
We are excited to host some of Allen Litten's favorite images in the Wilson Downtown Gallery in June and July! Allen Litten worked as a photojournalist for almost 54 years at the Daily News-Record and currently works as a freelance photographer for the Heritage Museum in Dayton and the Auxiliary Unit of the Harrisonburg Homes Team. Join us for our First Fridays Artist Reception June 1st from 5-8pm.
It's almost summer, folks! Lounging by the pool, vacation, and time with friends and family...we can hardly wait! Another great way to celebrate the nice weather with friends? Mini-golfing and disc-golfing! We've compiled a list of area courses to go mini and disc golfing - so grab the kids, your favorite visor, and head outside! Let us know what your favorite course is in the comments!