Real estate prices in Rockaway increased 1.7 percent this year to reach an average listing price of $324,134 from a previous $318,680. In the meantime, the number of homes on the market slightly dropped 2 percent year-over-year to reach 149 listings in this year. Some residential properties in this area have a swimming pool so you can keep your family and friends cool all summer long. With several fitness centers in the area offering a variety of workouts, you'll enjoy getting in shape and keeping fit. Several properties in Rockaway are built on the lakefront and feature fantastic views so you can enjoy the scenery without having to leave home.