New Athens home prices fall in the third quarter of 2020

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The median sale price of a home sold in the third quarter of 2020 in New Athens fell by $14,500 while total sales increased by 116.7%, according to

From July through September of 2020, there were 13 homes sold, with a median sale price of $90,000 - a 13.9% decrease over the $104,500 median sale price for the same period of the previous year. There were six homes sold in New Athens in the third quarter of 2019.

The median sales tax in New Athens for the most recent year with available data, 2018, was $2,373, approximately 2.6% of the median home sale price for the third quarter of 2020.

The following table compares New Athens to other St. Clair County cities with similar median sales prices in the third quarter of 2020:

CityJuly - Sept. 2020 Home SalesJuly - Sept. 2019 Home Sales% change (Total Home Sales)July - Sept. 2020 Median Sales PriceJuly - Sept. 2019 Median Sales Price% change (Median Sales Price)
Fairview Heights1108627.9%$129,750$130,500-0.6%
Briar Hill72250%$127,500$64,95096.3%
New Athens136116.7%$90,000$104,500-13.9%
Crest Hill35-40%$68,500$60,00014.2%
Fairmont City440%$63,250$40,00058.1%
North Dupo21100%$47,500$12,000295.8%

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