Last year in Jericho, the [average listing price was $399,040], a 2.5 percent increase from the year prior. At the same time, inventory marginally declined by 4.5 percent to reach 21 listings in this year. Some of the homes in the area come with sleek, polished hardwood floors, which many prefer to carpet. If you are trying to avoid the city rush then you will find what you want in this locale, where you can enjoy all the good things about country living. Hot summers will not be a worry anymore as many of the properties in Jericho have wonderful below-ground pools, which are perfect areas for barbecues and other fun social events.