Gastonia-area home prices rise 0.6% in July, with houses for sale in high demand

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A home for sale on South Street in Gastonia on Aug. 2, 2022. A typical Gaston County home listed for $332,000 in July, up 0.6% from the previous month's $330,000, an analysis of data from Realtor.com shows. The median list home price in July was up about 19.1% from July 2021.
A home for sale on South Street in Gastonia on Aug. 2, 2022. A typical Gaston County home listed for $332,000 in July, up 0.6% from the previous month's $330,000, an analysis of data from Realtor.com shows. The median list home price in July was up about 19.1% from July 2021.

A typical Gaston County home listed for $332,000 in July, up 0.6% from the previous month's $330,000, an analysis of data from Realtor.com shows.

The median list home price in July was up about 19.1% from July 2021. Gaston County's median home was 1,727 square feet for a listed price of $191 per square foot.

The Gaston County market was busy, with a median 30 days on market. A month earlier, homes had a median 30 days on market. The market added 356 new home listings in July, compared with the 332 added in July 2021. The market ended the month with some 384 listings of homes for sale.

The median home prices issued by Realtor.com may exclude much, or even most, of a market's homes. The price and volume represent only homes that are single-family homes, condominiums or townhomes. They include existing homes, but exclude most new construction as well as pending and contingent sales.

The Gaston County market was busy in July, with a median 30 days on market. The market added 356 new home listings in July, compared with the 332 added in July 2021. This is a home for sale on Mayflower Avenue in Cramerton on Aug. 2, 2022.
The Gaston County market was busy in July, with a median 30 days on market. The market added 356 new home listings in July, compared with the 332 added in July 2021. This is a home for sale on Mayflower Avenue in Cramerton on Aug. 2, 2022.

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Across metro Charlotte, median home prices fell to $430,000, down 3.4% from a month earlier. The median home had 2,083 square feet, at a list price of $211 per square foot.

Across all of North Carolina, median home prices were $419,000, rising 1.6% from a month earlier. The median North Carolina home for sale had 2,074 square feet at list price of $211 per square foot.

Across the United States, median home prices were $449,024, down 0.2% from a month earlier. The median American home for sale had 1,890 square feet, listed at $227 per square foot.

Home for sale on South York Street in Gastonia Tuesday morning, Aug. 2, 2022.
Home for sale on South York Street in Gastonia Tuesday morning, Aug. 2, 2022.

The median home list price — the midway point of all the houses or units listed over a period of time — is used more often in this report instead of the average home list price because experts say the median offers a more accurate view of what's happening in a market. In finding the average price, all prices of homes listed are added and then divided by the number of homes sold. This measure can be skewed by one low or high price.

The USA TODAY Network is publishing localized versions of this story on its news sites across the country, generated with data from the Realtor.com residential listings database.. The story was written by Mike Stucka and Sean Lahman.

This article originally appeared on The Gaston Gazette: Gastonia-area homes for sale rise to $332,000 median price