(WWLP) – The Realtor Association of the Pioneer Valley has released its report on the housing market for July.

Home closings have decreased in Hampden County however, they’re still selling for more money compared to July 2021. The median sale price for homes was $300,000, which is about 7% higher than last year of $280,000.

There were 343 homes sold in July this year, which is down 16.5% over July 2021 with 411 homes sold in Hampden County. The average time on the market decreased by 11.1% year-over-year, down to just 24 days.

There are currently 232 homes for sale in Hampden County under $300,000 as of Monday. The top ten homes closest below the median price for sale according to Zillow are the following:

  1. 1244 Northampton Street in Holyoke: $299,987
    • 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, 2,399 square feet
  2. 8 Bonneta Circle in Chicopee: $299,900
    • 3 bedrooms, 1 bath, 1,132 square feet
  3. 11 Saint Joseph Drive in East Longmeadow: $299,900
    • 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, 1,040 square feet
  4. 220 Lower Westfield Road in Holyoke: 299,900
    • 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, 1,344 square feet
  5. 22 Wellesley Street in Springfield: $299,900
    • 4 bedrooms, 3 baths, 2,090 square feet
  6. 121 Overlook Drive in West Springfield: $299,900
    • 3 bedrooms, 1 bath, 1,008 square feet
  7. 605 Northampton Street in Holyoke: $299,800
    • 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, 1,512 square feet
  8. 67 Fairhaven Drive in Springfield: $299,000
    • 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, 1,206 square feet
  9. 15 Island Pond Road in Southwick: $299,000
    • 2 bedrooms, 1 bath 976 square feet
  10. 58 Wood Avenue in East Longmeadow: $298,999
    • 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, 1,384 square feet

A 30-year mortgage averaged 5.41% with an average .8 points for the last week of July. According to the report, a 30-year mortgage averaged 2.87% with an average .7 points in 2021.