May 27, 2023 5:43 pm

Local News

National House Prices See Slight Rise as PA House Prices Drop


Staff Writer

Recent data from Redfin shows that the U.S. median sale price in February was $386,527 which is up about $4,000 from January. Even with this slight rise, the rate at which house prices continue to rise has slowed and list prices could drop as soon as this summer. 

In Pennsylvania, the average house price was $244,500 in February which is roughly a $5,000 decrease from January and on par with prices a year ago.

As prices decrease, it may be a good time for potential home buyers to look out for their future home.

Doula Nonprofit Offers Financial Assistance for State Certification

As state lawmakers in Harrisburg work to combat Pennsylvania’s maternal mortality crisis, an advocacy organization is helping doulas with the cost of obtaining a state certification, a move they hope will bring more people into the field and improve maternal health outcomes across the commonwealth.