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Ossining - the roaring river townsOssining is a river town located north of the Tappan Zee Bridge. It is a great commuter town because it is an express stop during the morning rush.  Some trains can make the trip to Grand Central Station in as little as 46 minutes.

Median Home Prices in Ossining..

Like most moderately priced Westchester towns, Ossining has enjoyed a strong housing recovery over the past two years. Median home prices are up 16.5% since 2015.

In the early phases of the recovery, southern towns along the sound shore got the lions share of the price gains.  The river towns have come roaring back over the last three years and the more The more northern locations are now catching up and getting their due. This is a normal part of the housing cycle. With more and more people leaving the NYC, Brooklyn, Queens and their high prices behind, the push to the river towns shows no signs of letting up.

Ossining - Median Housing Prices

Days-on-market are down to 40 days..

Days on market are down to 40 days in Ossining. That’s down from 167 days-on-market in 2012 when the recovery was just getting started. That’s fairly consistent with the current listings and contracts. At this moment there are 95 active listings and 66 contracts. That works out to be about 2-3 months of inventory currently on the market. This is definitely a seller’s market with rising prices and low inventory.

Ossining - Days-on-market

Although this is a seller’s market, buyers need to realize that this is also a good opportunity. Prices are in the process of rising and show no signs of peaking. Other municipalities to the south and east are taking a bit of a breather, giving these areas room to run and catch up.

For more general information about Ossining:

Town of Ossining
Ossining Union Free School District

Other entries in this river town series:

Focus on Briarcliff Manor
Focus on Dobbs Ferry
Focus on Hastings-on-Hudson
Focus on Irvington
Focus on Tarrytown & Sleepy Hollow

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