Opinin piece in July 17 Tompkins Weekly:
Article from Realtor.com. Posting here to note there are college towns more expensive than Ithaca!
For reference, according to realtor.com at this moment:
Median closing price: Ithaca $275K, Trumansburg $195K.
Unfortunately it’s not immediately clear what timeframe that data is for, so please use it as a ballpark estimate.