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McHenry County home sales up 47.3% in March

McHenry County home sales totaled 274 in March, up 47.3 percent from 186 homes sold in March 2011.

According to the Illinois Association of Realtors, the median home sale price in March was $140,000, down 11.3 percent from a median price of $157,750 in March 2011.

For the first three months of 2012, 707 homes sold in McHenry County, compared to 471 the first three months of 2011.

In Kane County, 491 homes sold in March, compared to 371 in March 2011. For the first three months of 2012, 1,141 homes sold, compared to 885 for the first three months of 2011.

The median sale price of a home in Kane County in March was $140,000, down from $149,000 in March 2011.

These numbers reflect all home sales. March home sale numbers reported in Friday’s Northwest Herald included only condo sales.

–From local reports

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