Homebuying in Orange County in October decreased as new home prices rose by 21 percent to $1.078 million, according to CoreLogic.
For the month, countywide sales of all residences totaled 2,890 — down 7 percent in a year compared with the six-county region where sales fell 7.5 percent. The countywide median selling price was $720,000 — up 3.9 percent in 12 months vs. Southern California pricing rising 6.1 percent.
Here’s how key market niches performed for October vs. a year ago …
New homes: 408 sold, down 2.4 percent vs. regionally where sales fell 0.5 percent. Median sales price? $1,077,500 — up 20.8 [READ MORE HERE]
Source: OC Register