STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — At a normally slower time for residential real estate, Staten Island’s housing market saw an uptick in sales and listings in September, according to the latest statistics from the Staten Island Board of Realtors (SIBOR).
At a time of year that would normally signal a slowing of activity in the residential sector, new listings for homes on Staten Island increased 15.5% to 678 in September, as compared to 587 in the same month a year ago, according to SIBOR. In addition, pending sales were up 77.4% to 582, versus 328 in September 2019.
During this time, homes for sale fell 15% to 2,191 units, from 2,579 a year ago.
“The Staten Island real estate market is still rebounding from the COVID-19 shutdown,” said Sandy Krueger, CEO of SIBOR. “Sales are being made across the market spectrum as demonstrated by the median sales price of homes on