By B.J. Weyer, Watson Realty Corp. REALTORS®

 October is here! With the holidays around the corner, now is a great time for projects around the home. Paint the front door, trim the landscaping, or pressure wash the sidewalks & driveway to freshen up your home as you prepare for a busy time of year.

Real estate activity in Deercreek remains steady even with the summer selling season over. Two homes are under contract waiting to close and 10 homes are currently for sale in Deercreek. 13 homes sold and closed over the last three months. There is also a For Sale By Owner home on the market.

The 2 homes under contract are 11167 Chester Lake Rd, a 3098 square foot, 5 Bedroom/4 Bath home listed at $409,900; and 10127 Bishop Lake Rd, a 3073 square foot, 4 Bedroom/3 Bath home listed at $438,000.

Homes listed for sale in Deercreek are priced from $319,900 - $689,500 (NEFAR MLS 9/4/15). The List Price per Square Ft varies from $129.63 to $162.44, with the average at $148.81, up from $141.60. These homes range in size from 2155 to 4771 square feet, offering a size for everyone.

Prices range from $315,000 to $875,000, with an average of $463,662, for the 13 homes sold over the three-month period ending September 4. The average price per square foot is $138.96, up from $136.93. The smallest home sold was 2050 square feet while the largest was 6190. The 13 homes were on the market on average 93 days, up from 75 days.

As the weather cools in October, walk around Deercreek and gain inspiration for your next project. Consider what you can do to enhance the appearance and the value of your home. Who knows, maybe your project will be the one to inspire the next project your neighbor tackles