The number of homes sold in York and Adams counties increased significantly in March compared with the same month in 2012, but median prices declined, according to the Realtors Association of York & Adams Counties Inc.
York County sales were up about 31 percent to 356 homes and Adams County sales were up about 40 percent to 80 homes last month compared with March 2012.
But the median York County sales price dropped about 3 percent to $131,250, and the median Adams County sales price fell about 2 percent to $151,225, RAYAC said.
For the first three months of this year, all of the numbers are in or around positive territory.
Home sales were up about 10 percent for the first quarter in York County compared with the same period last year. Sales in Adams County, with its lower volume compared with York County, were up about 59 percent in the quarter.
There were 834 homes sold in York County and 207 homes sold in Adams County in the first three months of 2013.
The median price in York County was about 2 percent higher at $135,000. In Adams County, it was about the same at $149,900, down less than $100.