Residential sales in Flint & Genesee were down nearly 6 percent in February 2017 from the same period last year, according to the East Central Association of REALTORS®. There were 309 homes sold last month compared to 328 in February 2016.

Meanwhile, the average sales price of homes sold last month rose 11 percent, year-to-year. The average price in February was $123,251 versus $110,993 a year ago. In addition, the February average was higher than January’s average price of $118,297.

Total dollar volume sold year-to-date is $76,321,701.

As of March 8, the number of active listings was off 119 units from January to February, and down 481 units (29.93 percent) from the same time last year.

The monthly housing report is produced by the East Central Association of REALTORS®, an organization of more than 900 real estate professionals serving Flint & Genesee. The report represents the housing activity of the Multiple Listing Service and not necessarily all housing activity in Genesee County.