Written by Gabriel Dillard
Fresno County bucked a statewide trend in sales of single-family homes in April, according to new data from he California Association of Realtors.
While California sales in April were down 2.4 percent month-over-month and also down 1.7 percent year-over-year, in Fresno County they were up 2.7 percent on the month-over basis and 2.3 percent on the year-over basis.
Fresno County’s median sales price in April was $240,000, down 2 percent compared to March but up 4.8 percent from last year.
Kings County saw its sales slip in April by 5.7 percent compared to March and 3.5 percent year over year.
Kings’ media sales price that month was $232,000, up 9 percent month over month and up 15 percent year over year.
Madera County sales were unchanged in April compared to March, but were down 22.2 percent from a year ago.
Madera’s median price in April was $240,000, up 9.1 percent month-over-month and up 11.6 percent from a year ago.
Tulare County sales in April were down 6.6 percent month-over-month, but up 8.4 percent compared to last year.
Tulare’s median home price for April was $214,900, up 2.3 percent on a monthly basis and also up 3.7 percent on an annual basis.
Statewide, the median sales price was $536,750 in April , up 3.7 percent from March and also up 5.4 percent year-over-year.