Empire State home sales, prices climb as inventory continues to fall

    Empire State home sales, prices climb as inventory continues to fall

    Albany, NY – May 22, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — The New York State housing market continued to build on its early 2013 momentum with April gains in closed sales, median price and pending sales, according to the housing market report released today by the New York State Association of REALTORS. April 2013 closed sales for existing single-family homes, townhomes and condos were up 8.5 percent compared to April 2012, while the median price and pending sales rose 10 percent and 19 percent, respectively. Year-to-date closed sales are 5.4 percent ahead of the first four months of 2012

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    The New York State Association of REALTORS (NYSAR) is a not-for-profit trade organization representing more than 56,000 of New York state’s real estate professionals. The term REALTOR is a registered trademark, which identifies real estate professionals who subscribe to a strict code of ethics as members of the National Association of REALTORS. These REALTORS are also members of the New York State Association of REALTORS as well as their local board or association of REALTORS.

    Contact:

    Salvatore I. Prividera Jr.
    Director of Communications
    and Marketing

    Phone: 518.463.0300
    Fax: 518.462.5474

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