The Real Deal New York

November’s median home prices tick up over 2017, but uncertainty abounds

December 18, 2018 11:35AM

The median home price for Long Island last month was $457,500, representing a 5.2 percent increase over the same time last year, according to data compiled by the Multiple Listing Service of Long Island, which recently issued a similar October report that includes numbers for Nassau, Suffolk and Queens counties. Suffolk ended November with a median price of $380,000, representing a 7 percent increase over November 2017. Nassau closed November with a median home price of $525,000, a 7.8 percent increase over the $487,000 reported for November 2017. There were 16,483 houses for sale this past November, 11.2 percent more than the same time last year. Despite the increases, Long Island Business News reported that sales remained mostly flat, while Newsday noted that rising inventory could foreshadow a housing slowdown that is already affecting neighboring New York City[MLSLI]