Some good news from Central Pennsylvania regarding homes sales for the third quarter of 2011. The Greater Harrisburg area (Dauphin, Cumberland and Perry Counties) saw a 17.1 percent increase in the number of homes sold during the third quarter. The increase is measured against home sales for the third quarter of 2010.
The median sale price was 4.1 percent lower than the same period last year. It also took an average of 5 days longer for those homes to sell over last year.
Nationally home sales rose 18.6 percent when compared to August of 2010. The median sale price was down 5.1 percent nationally.