Bethlehem Real Estate & Homes for Sale in Pennsylvania
Bethlehem: The historical city of Bethlehem is a unique combination of old and new. Known for its rich colonial and industrial history, "Christmas City USA" is experiencing an unparalleled economic and cultural revival that continues to bring a steady flow of jobs and money into the area. From its humble beginnings as a Moravian settlement to the arrival of European immigrants desirous of work at Bethlehem Steel Corporation to the advent of the Industrial Revolution, Bethlehem offers a vibrant quality of life. Three centuries of time are on display between Broad Street and Church Street in Historic Bethlehem. The original facades of colonial, Victorian and hand-hewn log buildings stand in stark contrast with modern buildings built from factory-made steel, glass and brick. Safe, tree-lined neighborhoods -- such as the ethnically diverse Southside and well-preserved Historic District -- offer residents a variety of affordable housing in family friendly areas. The Bethlehem Area School District includes two high schools, four middle schools and 16 elementary schools and serves more than 14,000 students. Institutions of high learning include Lehigh University, Moravian College and Northampton Community College.
Home prices range from $85,000 to more than $1.5 million in communities such as Brodhead Manor, Fountain Hill and Highland Park. The Vineyard at Wagner Farms is a premier residential community located in the rolling hills and gentle farmland of Northampton County. A variety of floor plans from ranch style homes to two-story houses are available at the Vineyard from $175,000 to $235,000.
Bethlehem Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of August 15th, 2016: homes priced around $267,271 compared to $366,286 the previous week, showing a decrease of less than -37%. For Saturday, August 27th, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 3.40%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 2.67%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 3.80%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 3.49%. You can calculate your mortgage rate with our mortgage calculators. Get local info and homes for sale in Bethlehem PA. View active real estate listings for different types of properties including new homes, houses for sale, foreclosures, short sales, and price reduced listings. Find information and property resources including prices of recently sold homes, neighborhood information, crime stats, home values, and schools in Bethlehem to help you find the best home!