Homes Sales Crept Upward In Maine In August
in the region and the nation, sales were down for the month.
Sales of homes inched up slightly in August, bucking what’s happening in the region and the nation.
Sales of single-family homes continued to rise last month, up 3.32 percent compared to August 2013, according to the Maine Association of Realtors. The median sales price slipped by 2.2 percent to $178,000. Nationwide, sales of existing homes dropped 4.9 percent in August, while the median sales price edged up 5.2 percent. In the Northeast, the number of homes sold dropped 4.3 percent. Prices were flat at $265,800.
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