York County real estate market sees double-digit sales slump

Maine Association of Realtors | May 03, 2019

Real estate agents say continued tight inventory and fewer than usual purchases in January contributed to a double-digit decrease in York County housing sales in the first quarter of this year compared to the same period in 2018. Figures released last week by the Maine Association of Realtors show that there were 501 existing single-family homes sold countywide from Jan. 1 through March 31 of this year – down from 560 in 2018, a decrease of 10.5 percent. Statewide, existing home sales were down 5.58 percent for the first quarter.

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