POSTED: 10:16 a.m. HST, Mar 7, 2013
LAST UPDATED: 11:48 a.m. HST, Mar 7, 2013
The volume of sales and median price for existing single-family homes on Oahu fell in February from the same month a year ago, the Honolulu Board of Realtors reported today.
There were 201 single-family homes sold during the month, down 7.4 percent from 217 sold in February 2012. The median sales price fell to $600,000, a 4 percent decline from $625,000 a year earlier.
Sales volume and median prices for condominiums, meanwhile, rose from a year ago. There were 279 condos sold last month, up 22.9 percent from 227 in February 2012. The median price rose to $340,000 from $315,000, an increase of 7.9 percent.
The Board of Realtors also reported that both single-family homes and condos sold at a faster pace in February compared with a year earlier. Single-family homes and were on the market for 25 days in February, down from 32 days a year earlier. Condos were on the market for 34 days, down from 43 days a year earlier.