SPRINGFIELD — The Realtor Assoc. of Pioneer Valley reported that single-family home sales in July were up 30.8% compared to the same time last year. The median price is up 3.8%, from $199,750 last year at this time to $207,250 this year.
In Hampden County, July sales were up 31.9% from a year earlier, and the median price was up 5.6%. In Hampshire County, the increases were 38% in sales and 5.9% in median price. In Franklin County, however, while sales were up 10.8% from July 2014, the median price fell by 11.4%.