Housing market remains hot as weather cools


HANCOCK COUNTY — Bucking the typical trend of a quieter market in the fall and winter months, October’s residential real estate market in Hancock County continued to see increased sales and home prices, fueled by an increase in inventory.

According to F.C. Tucker Company, Hancock County saw a 6.8% increase in pended home sales compared to October 2020. Home sale prices increased, up 16.3% year-to-date, to an average sale price of $280,530. Housing inventory increased in October, up 27.8% compared to this time last year.