November 17, 2021
Real Estate

Competitive housing market continues in Northeastern and Central PA

Some homes in our area are selling for tens of thousands of dollars over the asking price.

LACKAWANNA COUNTY, Pa. — “For sale” signs dot properties across Lackawanna County, but it’s not easy to edge out the competition and get the keys to the front door.

Mariah Deibert has been looking for a home in the Clarks Summit area for more than a year. She’s put in five offers but hasn’t had any luck just yet.

“You have to move really fast. As soon as it’s posted, you have to try to get in and look, and offers are in very quickly,” Deibert said.

Marilee Barone is a realtor in Dunmore. She said this boom in the housing market began about eight…

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