Chester's October First-Time Homebuyer Report

Chester is much older than the rest of New York, with a median age of 37. It's affluent as well, with a median income of $71,135 per household. Detached homes account for 58% of the area's current housing market. Heading the list of top schools in the city is S S Seward Institute.


If you're into the outdoors, great attractions in Chester include Frozen Ropes and Chester Heritage Trail, according to Foursquare. You might also try Elite Cinema 6, a popular destination for entertainment. And finally, Chester Diner, G.W.'s American Burgers, and Dunkin' Donuts are frequently visited spots to eat.

Price Range

The housing prices of Chester are close to the state average with a median home value of $195,600 and a current average list price of $182,839.

Out of all the listings in Chester, these have been viewed the most. So be sure to see what all the fuss is about with these fabulous homes.

$239K   $159K   $319K  

Typical Dwelling

A three-bedroom townhouse valued around $169,948 is considered a typical dwelling in Chester. If a buyer was looking for a similar home, they would need good credit and a $33,990 cash down payment to get a mortgage with a 3.95% interest rate. The monthly payments would be $251 and the property tax rate is $24.06 per $1,000 of taxable assessed value.

Get started right now by checking out Chester homes for sale or reviewing Chester real estate trends.

Data reported through 10/13/2016


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