Homes for Sale in Lancaster
Lancaster, Pennsylvania Real Estate & Homes for Sale
The oldest inland city in the country, Lancaster, Pennsylvania was originally settled in 1718. Lancaster today is an "All-American City" that typifies the rich history and cultural diversity of the Keystone State. Located some 70 miles west of Philadelphia, it is bordered on the north and west by the mighty Susquehanna River.
Outdoor enthusiasts will savor the beauty and variety of the many parks in Lancaster County. State game lands beckon hikers, hunters, horseback riders, and mountain bikers alike. Visitors can witness the annual migration of the tundra swans and Canadian geese at Middle Creek or walk among the spectacular wild-flower growth at Shenk's Ferry. If there's romance on your mind, the Pinnacle Point overlook of the Susquehanna River was voted the #1 romantic spot by county residents.
The largest local National Historic District can be found in Lancaster, PA. Residents and visitors can enjoy a downtown walking tour that showcases some of the oldest and most distinctive buildings in the region, including Trinity Lutheran Church. The "Old Town" residential district, the Heritage Center of Lancaster County, and the Central Market - the oldest publicly owned farmers' market in the United States - can also be found in the downtown district. Historic charm blends with a diverse economy and a wealth of natural beauty, making Lancaster a lovely hometown for families of any shape or size.
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Lancaster PA Housing Info
Lancaster, PA home prices are affordable and the local housing market offers a wide variety of condominiums, townhouses and single-family homes to choose from. Traditional multi-level condominiums and townhouses in communities such as Valleybrooke start under $100,000. Condo & townhome prices range up to $400,000 and more for newer contemporary Colonial and Tudor-style models with additional amenities in communities including Crossgates and Willow Valley. Single-family homes in Lancaster start at just under $100,000 for traditional and style properties in West End Hill and West Lancaster. Prices for larger, traditional and Colonial estate properties in areas such as Manheim Township, Hempfield, Lititz and School Lane Hills range into the millions. Many of these homes include large lots, beautifully landscaped yards, swimming pools, fireplaces, and basements. Those looking for historic homes for sale in Lancaster Pa can find properties dating back 250 years with gorgeous interiors and custom details. New construction homes can be found in Lancaster, starting around $150,000s. Buyers can also find plenty of land for sale ranging from below $100,000's to $7 million.
Lancaster Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of April 19th, 2020: homes priced around $292,694 compared to $292,694 the previous week, to remain steady with no change in listing price. For Sunday, April 19th, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 4.51%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 3.90%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.41%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 4.12%.