MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES — Real estate prices in and around eastern Madera County have continued their slow but steady climb over the past decade, according to Ed Bailey of Ed Bailey Realty in Oakhurst.
Between 2010 and 2019, the overall gain in the median price of an area home rose 43 percent, Bailey reported this week.
The price tag on properties that sold in Oakhurst, Coarsegold and Mariposa rose the most, with both Oakhurst and Mariposa homes increasing in value by 77 percent during the past decade — and properties in Coarsegold gaining 67 percent, according to Bailey.
Ahwahnee’s median price went from $303,250 to $343,000, for a gain of 19 percent while Bass Lake prices gained 22 percent, rising from $424,000 in 2010 to $519,500 in 2019.
Coarsegold’s median price went from $180,000 to $299,900.
In North Fork, properties rose just 7 percent, from a median price of $269,900 in 2010 to $288,500 last year.
Oakhurst’s median price soared from $177,500 to $314,750 during the past decade and median home prices in Mariposa recorded similar leaps in value, going from $208,875 to $370,000 over the past ten years.