Last year is in the history books, ending a busy year for the real estate market in the Lake Gaston area. In 2016 we closed 222 waterfront home transactions, average of $405,146 each totaling $89,942,487 or an increase of 10.35% over 2015 sales just in waterfront homes. Offshore homes showed a slight decrease of 1.98% over 2015 with 112 closed, averaging $107,173 each totaling $12,003,367. Waterfront lot sales showed a slight decrease with 42 sold, averaging $140,622 each totaling $5,906,125. Offshore lots sales increased 62.21% from 2015 levels averaging $16,012 each. Total homes and land (lots) all firms all around the lake closed 416 transactions totaling $109,965,968, an increase of 8.91% above the same period in 2015.