Sales of single-family homes in Maine showed a double-digit increase in July over the same month last year, but prices inched up only slightly.

Maine Listings reported that 1,749 single-family existing homes sold last month, a 20.21 percent jump from July 2014. The statewide median sales price for homes sold during the month of July was $188,900 – an increase of 4.08 percent compared to last July.

Nationally, sales of single-family homes are up 11 percent from last July. According to the National Association of Realtors, the national price rose 5.8 percent to $235,500. The regional Northeast experienced a rise in sales of 9.4 percent and a 1.3 increase in the regional price to $277,200.

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