Quality of Life

The Hastings housing market is strong, steady and continues to be active with the low interest rates and a strong agricultural economy. In addition to our residential market, we have townhouses/condos and great space for commercial growth. With the popularity of preservation and renovation on the rise, an amazing transformation has taken place in our vibrant downtown area. It is a welcoming gathering place, with a hub of activity featuring a variety of new businesses, coffee shops, restaurants, tastings breweries, unique boutiques and niche shops. Another attractive feature is the upper living spaces that make our downtown area, often referred to as a “gem,” a desirable place for individuals or businesses to locate.


Whether you prefer historical, traditional or an open concept, housing in Hastings is as diverse as our citizens, offering a wide variety of styles and price ranges. “Neighborhoods in Hastings are safe with schools and city parks conveniently located nearby,” said Sherri Patterson of the Real Estate Group. “People appreciate living in a safe environment without the hassles of a lot of traffic or high crime.” With a focus on education and a great school system, people choose to live in Hastings because of the relaxed and wholesome quality of life.

In the past couple of years, the average sale price of homes in the Hastings area has been around $160,000 with an average market time around 45 days. Home ownership is within most people’s reach. We are fortunate to live in a community of affordable housing which makes buying a home a great investment. People realize the benefits of living in a good solid community.

We have several housing developments, with many quality builders to choose from, with options of choosing between existing homes, new construction or custom-built homes to suits your individual needs.


The commercial real estate market is also active, growing and is as diverse as the residential market. Businesses have discovered that Hastings is a great lower-cost alternative to other larger communities. Businesses can find access to easy transportation as well as the needed utilities to make their companies grow.