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October 15, 2009
New September home sales data from MDA DataQuick

We've received September sales and price numbers from MDA DataQuick, showing that 3,454 homes changed hands in Amador, El Dorado, Nevada, Placer, Sacramento, Sutter, Yolo and Yuba counties.

That's up slightly from August, but down from 4,369 the same month in 2008.

The median price for new and existing homes combined fell slightly in Sacramento County - to $176,000. It was $180,000 in August.

September regional highlights for new and existing homes combined:

 Sacramento County: 2,068 sales with a median price of $176,000. That price is down 12.4 percent from September 2008.

Placer County: 581 sales with a median price of $292,000. Prices are down 11.5 percent from the same time last year.

Yolo County: 196 sales with a median price of $250,000. It's down 8.9 percent from September 2008.

 E Dorado County: 229 sales at a median price of $288,000. Prices are 23.2 percent lower than the same time last year.

 Yuba County: 114 sales with a median price of $155,000. It's down 11.4 percent from a year earlier.

 Nevada County: 137 sales with a median price of $350,000. That's 2.4 percent less than September 2008.

Sutter County: 96 sales with a median price of $160,000. Prices are down 15.8 percent from September 2008.

Amador County: 33 sales at a median price of $200,000. That's down 21.6 percent from September 2008.

Here is what the property researcher posted for the Los Angeles area.

And here is the same for the 

Bay Area.


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