A preview of a monthly real estate report shows a snapshot of the local housing market that remains stable.
Local appraiser Gary Crabtree says the median asking price dropped $9,000 last month for a 3 percent dip.
Meanwhile, the median closing price $4,900 for a 2 percent drop.
The median home price in Bakersfield, with concessions, is $240,000 in June
Crabtree says the median marketing times remain at 20 days, which he says is another indicator of a strong and active market.