Home sales and prices continue to trend in the right direction for York County.
In its latest report, released today, the Realtors Association of York and Adams Counties said May sales were up 22 percent compared with the same month a year ago. There were 378 homes sold in May.
The median sale price for the month was $147,500 compared with $146,500 last May.
For the year, York County home sales totaled 1,558 compared with 1,397 through the first five months of 2012, according to the association. That is up 12 percent.
The year-to-date median-sale price was $139,000 compared with $138,000 in 2012, according to the association.
Eastern and Red Lion school districts posted the highest percentage growth in sales for the year at 47 and 43 percent, respectively. Red Lion was No. 2 in total sales through May at 160, according to the association.
Central and Dallastown tied for the top spot with 168 home sales.