Westchester Real Estate: Good Time to Buy in 2020?

Westchester Real Estate

Updated January 2020. Are you looking to buy or sell your home in Westchester? Is this a good time to buy a home in Westchester? Or is this a good time to sell your Westchester home? We looked at home sales data from January to December 2019 to determine if it’s a buyer or seller’s market. We also broke down our search by Westchester school districts. As you know, Westchester can get confusing because there are PO and non-PO homes and these homes are districted to different school districts. It’s hard to look at the Westchester real estate market without breaking it down by school districts because school districts affect home sales. Buyers find top-ranking school districts more desirable, that’s why we broke down the home sales data by school districts. Below you will find our Westchester real estate market report by school districts.

How can you tell if you are in a buyer’s or seller’s market? A good indicator is the Months Supply of Homes for Sale, which is computed as the number of homes currently for sale divided by the average number of homes sold. A balanced market usually has 5-6 Months Supply of Homes for Sale, a Buyer’s market has more than 6 Months Supply of Homes for Sale and a Seller’s market has less than 5 Months Supply of Homes for Sale. The data below is based on January-December 2019 home sales data and Niche 2020 Best School Districts in Westchester County Ranking. We will be updating this report as new sales data become available.

Scarsdale Real Estate Market

Homes districted to Scarsdale Union Free School District are in a mild buyer’s market. The months of supply of inventory is 7.3 (which is just slightly over our cut-off of 6.0) and it is taking 55 days to sell a home (median days on market). Homes in Scarsdale Union Free School District has one of the highest median sales price in Westchester with a median sales price of $1,347,500. Scarsdale is attractive because of its top-performing school district (ranked #1 in Niche.com 2020 Best School Districts in Westchester County) and the Metro-North commute to midtown is short (approximately 34 minutes from the Scarsdale station).

Not all homes in Scarsdale are districted to Scarsdale Union Free School District. Some homes are districted to Edgemont Union Free School District. Homes districted to Edgemont Union Free School District are in a balanced market. The months of supply of inventory is 5.2 and it is taking 53 days to sell a home (median days on market). One thing to note is that compared to homes districted to Scarsdale Union Free School District, the homes in Edgemont Union Free School District has a significantly lower median sales price of $859,500 (compared to homes in Scarsdale Union Free School District at $1,347,500).

School DistrictNiche.com 2020 Best School Districts in Westchester County RankingMonths of Supply of HomesMedian Days on MarketMedian Sales Price (Single Family, Condo, Coop)Metro-North Train to Midtown Manhattan (Minutes)
Scarsdale Union Free School District17.355$1,347,50034 Minutes from Scarsdale Station
Edgemont Union Free School District55.253$859,50037 Minutes from Hartsdale Station

Bronxville Real Estate Market

Homes districted to the Bronxville Union Free School District are in a mild buyer’s market. The months of supply of inventory is 7.5 and it is taking 62 days to sell a home (median days on market). Similar to homes in the Scarsdale School District, Bronxville homes have one of the highest sales price in Westchester (median sales price of $1,295,000). Bronxville is attractive to buyers because of its top ranking school district (ranked #2 in Niche.com 2020 Best school districts in Westchester County) and is only 31 minutes away from midtown via Metro-North train.

School DistrictNiche.com 2020 Best School Districts in Westchester County RankingMonths of Supply of HomesMedian Days on MarketMedian Sales Price (Single Family, Condo, Coop)Metro-North Train to Midtown Manhattan (Minutes)
Bronxville Union Free School District27.562$1,295,00031 Minutes from Bronxville Station

Chappaqua Real Estate Market

Homes districted to the Chappaqua school district are in a mild buyer’s market. Months of supply of inventory is 7 and it takes 50 days to sell a home (median days on market). Chappaqua homes in Chappaqua school district is attractive to buyers because it has great schools (ranked #3 Niche.com 2020 Best School Districts in Westchester County). Homes districted to Chappaqua Schools are homes located in Mt. Kisco and Chappaqua.

School DistrictNiche.com 2020 Best School Districts in Westchester County RankingMonths of Supply of HomesMedian Days on MarketMedian Sales Price (Single Family, Condo, Coop)Metro-North Train to Midtown Manhattan (Minutes)
Chappaqua Central School District37.050$823,50053 Minutes from Chappaqua Station

Armonk Real Estate Market

Homes districted to the Byram Hills Central school district are in a buyer’s market. Months of supply of inventory is 9.0, it takes 72 days to sell a home (median days on market) and the median sales price is $975,000. Homes in Byram Hills Central school district is attractive to buyers because of the schools (ranked #4 Niche.com 2020 Best School Districts in Westchester County). Homes districted to the Byram Hills Central school district are homes primarily located in Armonk and some homes in Pleasantville, Bedford and Chappaqua.

School DistrictNiche.com 2020 Best School Districts in Westchester County RankingMonths of Supply of HomesMedian Days on MarketMedian Sales Price (Single Family, Condo, Coop)Metro-North Train to Midtown Manhattan (Minutes)
Byram Hills Central School District49.072$975,00043 Minutes from North White Plains Station

Rye Real Estate Market

Homes districted to the Rye City school district are in a mild buyer’s market. Months of supply of inventory is 7.8 and it takes 51 days to sell a home (median days on market). The Median sales price is on the high side at $1,488,500. Homes in Rye City school district are attractive to buyers because of the schools (ranked #6 Niche.com 2020 Best School Districts in Westchester County), easy commute to NYC (42 minutes to midtown) and proximity to Long Island Sound (near the public beach and private beach clubs).

School DistrictNiche.com 2020 Best School Districts in Westchester County RankingMonths of Supply of HomesMedian Days on MarketMedian Sales Price (Single Family, Condo, Coop)Metro-North Train to Midtown Manhattan (Minutes)
Rye City School District67.851$1,488,50042 Minutes from Rye Station

Pelham Real Estate Market

Homes districted to the Pelham Union Free school district are in a balanced market. Months of supply of inventory is 5.3, it takes 42 days to sell a home (median days on market) and the median sales price is $860,000. Homes in Pelham Union Free school district are attractive to buyers because of the schools (ranked #8 Niche.com 2020 Best School Districts in Westchester County) and the short commute to NYC (33 minutes metro-north train ride to Grand Central Terminal from Pelham).

School DistrictNiche.com 2020 Best School Districts in Westchester County RankingMonths of Supply of HomesMedian Days on MarketMedian Sales Price (Single Family, Condo, Coop)Metro-North Train to Midtown Manhattan (Minutes)
Pelham Union Free School District85.342$860,00033 Minutes from Pelham Station

Katonah Real Estate Market

Homes districted to the Katonah Lewisboro Union Free School District are in a buyer’s market. Months of supply of inventory is 8.4, it takes 55 days to sell a home (median days on market) and the median sales price is $620,000. Homes in Katonah Lewisboro Union Free School District are attractive to buyers because of the schools (ranked #9 Niche.com 2020 Best School Districts in Westchester County). Homes districted to Katonah Lewisboro Union Free School District are homes located in Katonah, South Salem, North Salem, Goldens Bridge, Pound Ridge and Waccabuc.

School DistrictNiche.com 2020 Best School Districts in Westchester County RankingMonths of Supply of HomesMedian Days on MarketMedian Sales Price (Single Family, Condo, Coop)Metro-North Train to Midtown Manhattan (Minutes)
Katonah Lewisboro Union Free School District98.455$620,00071 Minutes from Katonah Station

Briarcliff Manor Real Estate Market

Homes districted to the Briarcliff Manor Union Free school district are in a balanced market. Months of supply of inventory is 6.1, it takes 56 days to sell a home (median days on market) and the median sales price is $793,500. Homes in the Briarcliff Manor Union Free school district are attractive to buyers because of the great schools (ranked #10 Niche.com 2020 Best School Districts in Westchester County).

School DistrictNiche.com 2020 Best School Districts in Westchester County RankingMonths of Supply of HomesMedian Days on MarketMedian Sales Price (Single Family, Condo, Coop)Metro-North Train to Midtown Manhattan (Minutes)
Briarcliff Manor Union Free School District106.156$793,50052 Minutes from Scarborough Station

Mamaroneck Real Estate Market

Homes districted to the Mamaroneck Union Free school district are in a seller’s market. Months of supply of inventory is very low at 3.6, it only takes 35 days to sell a home (median days on market) and the median sales price is $910,000. Mamaroneck Union Free school district is ranked #11 Niche.com 2020 Best School Districts in Westchester County. Homes districted to Mamaroneck Union Free School district are homes located in Larchmont and Mamaroneck.

School DistrictNiche.com 2020 Best School Districts in Westchester County RankingMonths of Supply of HomesMedian Days on MarketMedian Sales Price (Single Family, Condo, Coop)Metro-North Train to Midtown Manhattan (Minutes)
Mamaroneck Union Free School District113.635$910,00045 Minutes from Mamaroneck Station

Hastings-On-Hudson Real Estate Market

Homes districted to the Hastings-on-Hudson Union Free school district are in a seller’s market. Months of supply of inventory is at 4.5, it only takes 48 days to sell a home (median days on market) and the median sales price is $685,500. Hastings-on-Hudson homes are attractive to buyers because of the schools (Hastings-on-Hudson Union Free school district is ranked #12 Niche.com 2020 Best School Districts in Westchester County) and the short commute to NYC (metro-north train ride from Hastings-on-Hudson to Grand Central is 39 minutes).

School DistrictNiche.com 2020 Best School Districts in Westchester County RankingMonths of Supply of HomesMedian Days on MarketMedian Sales Price (Single Family, Condo, Coop)Metro-North Train to Midtown Manhattan (Minutes)
Hastings-on Hudson Union Free School District124.548$685,50039 Minutes from Hastings-On-Hudson Station

Yorktown Heights Real Estate Market

Homes districted to the Yorktown Central Union Free school district are in a seller’s market. Months of supply of inventory is low at 3.4, it only takes 47 days to sell a home (median days on market) and the median sales price is $518,750. Yorktown Heights homes are attractive to buyers because of the schools (Hastings-on-Hudson Union Free school district is ranked #13 Niche.com 2020 Best School Districts in Westchester County) and affordable homes (median sales price is $518,750).

School DistrictNiche.com 2020 Best School Districts in Westchester County RankingMonths of Supply of HomesMedian Days on MarketMedian Sales Price (Single Family, Condo, Coop)Metro-North Train to Midtown Manhattan (Minutes)
Yorktown Central School District133.447$518,75059 Minutes from Mt. Kisco Station

Eastchester Real Estate Market

Homes districted to the Eastchester Union Free school district are in a seller’s market. Months of supply of inventory is low at 3.4, it only takes 38 days to sell a home (median days on market) and the median sales price is $512,000. Eastchester homes are attractive to buyers because of the schools (Eastchester Union Free school district is ranked #14 Niche.com 2020 Best School Districts in Westchester County), affordable homes (median sales price is $512,000) and the short commute to NYC (metro-north train ride from Crestwood station to Grand Central is 36 minutes).

School DistrictNiche.com 2020 Best School Districts in Westchester County RankingMonths of Supply of HomesMedian Days on MarketMedian Sales Price (Single Family, Condo, Coop)Metro-North Train to Midtown Manhattan (Minutes)
Eastchester Union Free School District143.438$512,00036 Minutes from Crestwood Train Station

Harrison Real Estate Market

Homes districted to the Harrison Central Free school district are in a buyer’s market. Months of supply of inventory is at 8.1, it takes 66 days to sell a home (median days on market) and the median sales price is $1,100,000. Harrison Central school district is ranked #15 Niche.com 2020 Best School Districts in Westchester County. Homes districted to Harrison Central School district are homes located in Harrison, West Harrison, Rye and Purchase.

School DistrictNiche.com 2020 Best School Districts in Westchester County RankingMonths of Supply of HomesMedian Days on MarketMedian Sales Price (Single Family, Condo, Coop)Metro-North Train to Midtown Manhattan (Minutes)
Harrison Central School District158.166$1,100,00048 Minutes from Harrison Station

Rye Brook Real Estate Market

Homes districted to the Blind Brook-Rye Union Free school district are in a balanced market. Months of supply of inventory is at 5.4, it takes 50 days to sell a home (median days on market) and median sales price is $865,000. Blind Brook-Rye Union Free school district is a top-ranking school in Westchester (ranked #16 Niche.com 2020 Best School Districts in Westchester County). Aside from the schools, buyers are attracted to Rye Brook because of its close proximity to Long Island Sound (near the public beach and private beach clubs). Homes districted to the Blind Brook-Rye Union Free school district are homes located in Rye Brook.

School DistrictNiche.com 2020 Best School Districts in Westchester County RankingMonths of Supply of HomesMedian Days on MarketMedian Sales Price (Single Family, Condo, Coop)Metro-North Train to Midtown Manhattan (Minutes)
Blind Brook-Rye Union Free School District165.450$865,00045 Minutes from Port Chester Station
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Ardsley Real Estate Market

Homes districted to the Ardsley Union Free school district are in a seller’s market. Months of supply of inventory is at 4.9, it only takes 39 days to sell a home (median days on market) and the median sales price is $745,250. Ardsley is attractive to buyers because of schools (ranked #17 Niche.com 2020 Best School Districts in Westchester County) and the short commute to NYC (metro-north train from Scarsdale to Grand Central is 34 minutes). Homes districted to Ardsley Union Free School district are homes located in Ardsley, Scarsdale, Hartsdale and Dobbs Ferry.

School DistrictNiche.com 2020 Best School Districts in Westchester County RankingMonths of Supply of HomesMedian Days on MarketMedian Sales Price (Single Family, Condo, Coop)Metro-North Train to Midtown Manhattan (Minutes)
Ardsley Union Free School District174.939$745,25034 Minutes from Scarsdale Station

Dobbs Ferry Real Estate Market

Homes districted to the Dobbs Ferry Union Free school district are in a balanced market. Months of supply of inventory is at 5.0, it takes 52 days to sell a home (median days on market) and the median sales price is $810,000. Dobbs Ferry Union Free School District is ranked #18 Niche.com 2020 Best School Districts in Westchester County and the Metro-North train commute from Dobbs Ferry to Grand Central is 41 minutes.

School DistrictNiche.com 2020 Best School Districts in Westchester County RankingMonths of Supply of HomesMedian Days on MarketMedian Sales Price (Single Family, Condo, Coop)Metro-North Train to Midtown Manhattan (Minutes)
Dobbs Ferry Union Free School District185.052$810,00041 Minutes from Dobbs Ferry Station

Irvington Real Estate Market

Homes districted to the Irvington Union Free school district are in a mild buyer’s market. Months of supply of inventory is at 7.2 (our cut-off is 6.0), it takes 57 days to sell a home (median days on market) and the median sales price is $752,000. Irvington Union Free School District is ranked #19 Niche.com 2020 Best School Districts in Westchester County and the Metro-North train commute from Irvington to Grand Central is 45 minutes. Homes districted to Irvington Union Free School district are homes located in Irvington and Tarrytown.

School DistrictNiche.com 2020 Best School Districts in Westchester County RankingMonths of Supply of HomesMedian Days on MarketMedian Sales Price (Single Family, Condo, Coop)Metro-North Train to Midtown Manhattan (Minutes)
Irvington Union Free School District197.257$752,00045 Minutes from Irvington Station

Bedford and Pound Ridge Real Estate Market

Homes districted to the Bedford Central School District are in a buyer’s market. Months of supply of inventory is 9.0, it takes 60 days to sell a home (median days on market) and the median sales price is $610,000. Homes in Bedford Central School District are attractive to buyers because of the schools (ranked #20 Niche.com 2020 Best School Districts in Westchester County). Homes districted to the Bedford Central School District are homes located in Bedford, Pound Ridge, Bedford Hills, Bedford Corners and Mount Kisco.

School DistrictNiche.com 2020 Best School Districts in Westchester County RankingMonths of Supply of HomesMedian Days on MarketMedian Sales Price (Single Family, Condo, Coop)Metro-North Train to Midtown Manhattan (Minutes)
Bedford Central School District
209.060$610,00067 Minutes from Bedford Hills Station

White Plains Real Estate Market

Homes districted to the White Plains City school district are in a seller’s market. Months of supply of inventory is at 4.0, it only takes 44 days to sell a home (median days on market) and the median sales price is $432,500. White Plains City School District is ranked #21 Niche.com 2020 Best School Districts in Westchester County and the Metro-North train commute from White Plains to Grand Central is only 39 minutes.

School DistrictNiche.com 2020 Best School Districts in Westchester County RankingMonths of Supply of HomesMedian Days on MarketMedian Sales Price (Single Family, Condo, Coop)Metro-North Train to Midtown Manhattan (Minutes)
White Plains City School District214.044$432,50039 Minutes from White Plains Station

Tarrytown Real Estate Market

Homes districted to the Union Free District of Tarrytowns are in a seller’s market. Months of supply of inventory is at 3.9, it only takes 43 days to sell a home (median days on market) and the median sales price is $546,000. Union Free District of Tarrytowns is ranked #22 Niche.com 2020 Best School Districts in Westchester County and the Metro-North train commute from Tarrytown to Grand Central is 40 minutes. Homes districted to Union Free District of Tarrytowns are homes located in Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow.

School DistrictNiche.com 2020 Best School Districts in Westchester County RankingMonths of Supply of HomesMedian Days on MarketMedian Sales Price (Single Family, Condo, Coop)Metro-North Train to Midtown Manhattan (Minutes)
Union Free School District of the Tarrytowns223.943$546,00040 Minutes from Tarrytown Station

Pleasantville Real Estate Market

Homes districted to the Pleasantville Union Free School District are in a seller’s market. Months of supply of inventory is at 4.4, it takes 52 days to sell a home (median days on market) and the median sales price is $610,000. Pleasantville Union Free School District is ranked #23 Niche.com 2020 Best School Districts in Westchester County and the Metro-North train commute from Pleasantville to Grand Central is 55 minutes.

School DistrictNiche.com 2020 Best School Districts in Westchester County RankingMonths of Supply of HomesMedian Days on MarketMedian Sales Price (Single Family, Condo, Coop)Metro-North Train to Midtown Manhattan (Minutes)
Pleasantville Union Free School District234.452$610,00055 Minutes from Pleasantville Station

Croton-on-Hudson Real Estate Market

Homes districted to the Croton-Harmon Union Free School District are in a balanced market. Months of supply of inventory is at 5.7, it takes 55 days to sell a home (median days on market) and the median sales price is $589,900. Croton-Harmon Union Free School District is ranked #24 Niche.com 2020 Best School Districts in Westchester County and the Metro-North train commute from Croton-Harmon to Grand Central is 53 minutes.

School DistrictNiche.com 2020 Best School Districts in Westchester County RankingMonths of Supply of HomesMedian Days on MarketMedian Sales Price (Single Family, Condo, Coop)Metro-North Train to Midtown Manhattan (Minutes)
Croton-Harmon Union Free School District245.755$589,90053 Minutes from Croton-Harmon Station

New Rochelle Real Estate Market

Homes districted to the New Rochelle City School District are in a balanced market. Months of supply of inventory is at 5.0, it takes 55 days to sell a home (median days on market) and the median sales price is $554,500. New Rochelle City School District is ranked #32 Niche.com 2020 Best School Districts in Westchester County and the Metro-North train commute from Croton-Harmon to Grand Central is only 39 minutes. Homes districted to New Rochelle City School district are homes located in New Rochelle and Scarsdale.

School DistrictNiche.com 2020 Best School Districts in Westchester County RankingMonths of Supply of HomesMedian Days on MarketMedian Sales Price (Single Family, Condo, Coop)Metro-North Train to Midtown Manhattan (Minutes)
New Rochelle City School District325.055$554,50039 Minutes from New Rochelle Station

Ossining Real Estate Market

Homes districted to the Ossining Union Free School District are in a seller’s market. Months of supply of inventory is at 4.8, it takes 52 days to sell a home (median days on market) and the median sales price is $410,000. Ossining Union Free School District is ranked #33 Niche.com 2020 Best School Districts in Westchester County and the Metro-North train commute from Ossining to Grand Central is 50 minutes.

School DistrictNiche.com 2020 Best School Districts in Westchester County RankingMonths of Supply of HomesMedian Days on MarketMedian Sales Price (Single Family, Condo, Coop)Metro-North Train to Midtown Manhattan (Minutes)
Ossining Union Free School District334.852$410,00050 Minutes from Ossining Station

Elmsford Real Estate Market

Homes districted to the Elmsford Union Free School District are in a seller’s market. Months of supply of inventory is at 4.6, it takes 46 days to sell a home (median days on market) and the median sales price is $489,750. Elmsford Union Free School District is ranked #34 Niche.com 2020 Best School Districts in Westchester County and the Metro-North train commute from North White Plains to Grand Central is 43 minutes. Homes districted to Elmsford Union Free School district are homes located in Elmsford, Tarrytown and White Plains.

School DistrictNiche.com 2020 Best School Districts in Westchester County RankingMonths of Supply of HomesMedian Days on MarketMedian Sales Price (Single Family, Condo, Coop)Metro-North Train to Midtown Manhattan (Minutes)
Elmsford Union Free School District
344.646$489,75043 Minutes from North White Plains Station

Port Chester Real Estate Market

Homes districted to the Port Chester- Rye Union Free School District are in a seller’s market. Months of supply of inventory is low at 3.2, it takes 48 days to sell a home (median days on market) and the median sales price is $449,450. The Metro-North train commute from Port Chester to Grand Central is 45 minutes. Homes districted to Port Chester- Rye Union School district are homes predominantly located in Port Chester and some homes in Rye Brook.

School DistrictNiche.com 2020 Best School Districts in Westchester County RankingMonths of Supply of HomesMedian Days on MarketMedian Sales Price (Single Family, Condo, Coop)Metro-North Train to Midtown Manhattan (Minutes)
Port Chester- Rye Union Free School DistrictNot ranked as a top school3.248$449,45045 Minutes from Port Chester Station

Mount Vernon Real Estate Market

Homes districted to the Mount Vernon City School District are in a seller’s market. Months of supply of inventory is low at 3.8, it takes 51 days to sell a home (median days on market) and the median sales price is $320,000. The Metro-North train commute from Mount Vernon East to Grand Central is only 30 minutes.

School DistrictNiche.com 2020 Best School Districts in Westchester County RankingMonths of Supply of HomesMedian Days on MarketMedian Sales Price (Single Family, Condo, Coop)Metro-North Train to Midtown Manhattan (Minutes)
Mount Vernon City School District
Not ranked as a top school3.851$320,00030 Minutes from Mount Vernon East Station

Westchester School Districts in a Buyer’s Market

In summary, below are the Westchester School districts in a Buyer’s market. The homes in these districts have more homes for sale than being sold (Months Supply of Homes for Sale is high) and it is taking longer to sell homes in these markets (Days on Market is higher).

If you are a buyer in these school districts then you are in luck. You have the upper hand and can negotiate on prices. While if you are trying to sell your home in these markets, then you really should be realistic with your pricing otherwise your home will sit on the market for a long time.

One thing to note is this gives a general overview of the real estate market. There may be desirable neighborhoods within each school districts that are experiencing a seller’s market.

  • Scarsdale Union Free School District
  • Bronxville Union Free School District
  • Chappaqua Central School District
  • Byram Hill Central School District
  • Rye City School District
  • Katonah Lewisboro Union Free School District
  • Harrison Central School District
  • Irvington Union Free School District
  • Bedford Central School District
  • North Salem Central School District

Westchester School Districts in a Seller’s Market

These are the Westchester School districts in a Seller’s market. That means there are not enough homes in the market for sale in these districts (Months Supply of Homes for Sale is low) and homes are selling fast (Days on Market is low).

If you are a buyer in these school districts then you are probably chasing after the same homes that a lot of potential buyers are looking at. You are likely in a competitive market with bidding wars. While if you are a seller thinking of selling your home in these school districts then you are in luck. You have the upper hand. If you price your home right, you can have a multiple offer situation and selling your home will be quick.

  • Mamaroneck Union Free School District
  • Hastings-on Hudson Union Free School District
  • Yorktown Central School District
  • Eastchester Union Free School District
  • Ardsley Union Free School District
  • White Plains City School District
  • Union Free School District of the Tarrytowns
  • Pleasantville Union Free School District
  • Hendrick Hudson Central School District
  • Lakeland Central School District
  • Somers Central School District
  • Mount Pleasant Central School District
  • Valhalla Union Free School District
  • Ossining Union Free School District
  • Elmsford Union Free School District
  • Port Chester- Rye Union Free School District
  • Mount Vernon City School District

Westchester School Districts in a Balanced Market

These school districts are in a balanced market.

  • Edgemont Union Free School District
  • Rye Neck Union Free School District
  • Pelham Union Free School District
  • Briarcliff Manor Union Free School District
  • Blind Brook- Rye Union Free School District
  • Dobbs Ferry Union Free School District
  • Croton-Harmon Union Free School District
  • Tuckahoe Union Free School District
  • New Rochelle City School District

Conclusion

For the most part, Westchester County is in a Seller’s Market. Inventory remains low and it does not take long to sell a home. There are 17 Westchester County School Districts in a Seller’s Market and 10 Westchester County School Districts in a Buyer’s Market. The good news is if you are a seller, you have the upper hand!

Westchester Real Estate Market Stats

School DistrictNiche.com 2020 Best School Districts in Westchester County RankingMonths of Supply of HomesMedian Days on MarketMedian Sales Price (Single Family, Condo, Coop)Metro-North Train to Midtown Manhattan (Minutes)
Scarsdale Union Free School District17.355$1,347,50034 Minutes from Scarsdale Station
Bronxville Union Free School District27.562$1,295,00031 Minutes from Bronxville Station
Chappaqua Central School District37.050$823,50053 Minutes from Chappaqua Station
Byram Hills Central School District49.072$975,00043 Minutes from North White Plains Station
Edgemont Union Free School District55.253$859,50037 Minutes from Hartsdale Station
Rye City School District67.851$1,488,50042 Minutes from Rye Station
Rye Neck Union Free School District75.057$907,25045 Minutes from Mamaroneck Station
Pelham Union Free School District85.342$860,00033 Minutes from Pelham Station
Katonah Lewisboro Union Free School District98.455$620,00071 Minutes from Katonah Station
Briarcliff Manor Union Free School District106.156$793,50052 Minutes from Scarborough Station
Mamaroneck Union Free School District113.635$910,00045 Minutes from Mamaroneck Station
Hastings-on Hudson Union Free School District124.548$685,50039 Minutes from Hastings-On-Hudson Station
Yorktown Central School District133.447$518,75059 Minutes from Mt. Kisco Station
Eastchester Union Free School District143.438$512,00036 Minutes from Crestwood Train Station
Harrison Central School District158.166$1,100,00048 Minutes from Harrison Station
Blind Brook-Rye Union Free School District165.450$865,00045 Minutes from Port Chester Station
Ardsley Union Free School District174.939$745,25034 Minutes from Scarsdale Station
Dobbs Ferry Union Free School District185.052$810,00041 Minutes from Dobbs Ferry Station
Irvington Union Free School District197.257$752,00045 Minutes from Irvington Station
Bedford Central School District209.060$610,00067 Minutes from Bedford Hills Station
White Plains City School District214.044$432,50039 Minutes from White Plains Station
Union Free School District of the Tarrytowns223.943$546,00040 Minutes from Tarrytown Station
Pleasantville Union Free School District234.452$610,00055 Minutes from Pleasantville Station
Croton-Harmon Union Free School District245.755$589,90053 Minutes from Croton-Harmon Station
Hendrick Hudson Central School District254.355$464,50060 Minutes from Cortlandt Station
Lakeland Central School District263.742$369,00060 Minutes from Cortlandt Station
Somers Central School District274.859$448,00074 Minutes from Goldens Bridge Station
Mount Pleasant Central School District284.852$568,00051 Minutes from Hawthorne Station
Tuckahoe Union Free School District295.754$520,00034 Minutes from Tuckahoe Station
Valhalla Union Free School District304.157$539,00047 Minutes from Valhalla Station
North Salem Central School District3110.980$533,00078 Minutes from Purdy’s Station
New Rochelle City School District325.055$554,50039 Minutes from New Rochelle Station
Ossining Union Free School District334.852$410,00050 Minutes from Ossining Station
Elmsford Union Free School District344.646$489,75043 Minutes from North White Plains Station
Port Chester- Rye Union Free School DistrictNot ranked as a top school3.248$449,45045 Minutes from Port Chester Station
Mount Vernon City School DistrictNot ranked as a top school3.851$320,00030 Minutes from Mount Vernon East Station

Source: Niche.com 2020 Best School Districts in Westchester County and MLS Sales Data from January 2019-December 2019.

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