Sunday, April 25, 2004

California Housing Prices reach new high!
..... are you surprised?

DataQuick reports that "the median home and condominium price in California rose 21.7 percent from $290,000 to an unprecedented $353,000 during the year-over-year period ended in March. "

And, "Meanwhile, sales jumped 16.4 percent from 48,250 last March and 39 percent from 40,400 in February to a record 56,150. Experts attribute the gains between February and March to a supply-and-demand imbalance, noting that the frenzy will continue as the summer approaches. Marin County recorded the highest median of $672,000; while Los Angeles County posted the largest gain--29.3 percent, which landed the market at a median home price of $375,000."


Read the press release of the National Association of Realtors here.

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