Houses in Fort St. John still most expensive in Northern B.C.

Its 15 northern member communities, including Fort St. John and Fort Nelson, recorded 3,443 property sales, worth about $740 million.That compares to 3,441, worth $697 million, during the same period in 2010.

Here in Fort St. John 572 properties worth just over $161 million were reportedly sold. That compares with 523, worth just over $140 million, in the first three quarters of last year.

Last month, Fort St. John still had the highest average price for a residential detached house among the 15 member communities. However, at $319, 691, that was down nearly $2,000 from September of 2010.

Fort Nelson was next at just under $315,000, but in all the other communities, the price was under $250,000, with Mackenzie recording  the low end price at less than $105,000.

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Erica is a reporter for Moose FM and energeticcity.ca in Fort St. John, B.C. She grew up in Victoria, B.C. and received her Bachelor's Degree in Journalism from Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec.