Cecil County is located in the northeast corner of Maryland and bordered on the east and north of the Mason-Dixon Line. The area was once an important trading center during the colonial days prior to the American Revolution. It was also an important shipping distribution center at that time; exporting local agricultural products.
Cecil County currently contains eight incorporated municipalities, 13 are designated as towns and one (Elkton) is designated as a city. The city of Elkton is designated as the County seat. There are 14 non-census designated places also listed in the county. Current County population estimates are 102,000 residents occupying 417.88 square miles.
Home values in Cecil County have exhibited a 1.0% decline over the last 12 months. Analysts estimate that any further fluctuation over the next 12 months will be gradual. There are a variety of home styles currently available for buyers seeking single-family homes. Home prices are slightly higher than the Maryland/Philadelphia Metro area. The median square foot price has also been slightly higher in this county as well.
Homebuyers looking to jump on the opportunity to suit your real estate in this area should take some time to explore the listings with a real estate agent. There are great buying opportunities in Cecil County whether an investor looking for foreclosures, existing homes or new developments.