Regional Homes Sales Up for 2013

The Philadelphia region saw a series of positive trends in the residential market last year with boosts in sales and prices and a decline in inventory and days a home lingered on the market before being sold.

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For the overall region, the number of sales rose by 14.5 percent last year, according to the latest HomeExpert Market Report conducted by Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Fox & Roach. Year-end median home sale prices nudged up by 2.4 percent to $210,000. Chester County posted the highest median sale price of $297,000, which is a 4.2 percent increase from 2012, followed by Bucks County at $269,900, which is a 3.8 percent increase, and followed by Montgomery County at $255,000, which was a 4.1 percent rise. Read more about this story on

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