Soft prices but brisk sales for Palm Beach County homes

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Palm Beach County home price growth slowed a bit in September, but sales volumes picked up.

The median price for a single-family home was $285,000 last month, down 3.4 percent from August but up 5.9 percent from a year ago.

Closed sales totaled 1,529, up slightly from last month and up 12.8 percent from a year ago, the Realtors Association of the Palm Beaches said Thursday.

Houses are selling briskly, Realtors said. The median days on market fell to 35, down from 36 in August.