Lane County housing market strengthens

Lane County housing market strengthens

Median prices fell slightly and fewer sales closed in July compared to June, but Lane County's housing market still continued to gain strength compared to a year ago.

The median price of a home in the county was $215,000, with half the homes selling for more than that and half for less, RMLS figures showed. That was down 2.2 percent from June, and up 18.5 percent from July a year ago.

Despite the recent dip in median price, Ballenger said, “I think we’ve had better qualified buyers than we’ve had in a long time. I’m seeing more deals in the $300,000 range than we’ve seen in a long time.”

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