Homes for sale continued to be tight last month in Island County, with only 412 active listings, down 20 percent from April 2015’s 515, according to numbers released May 5 by the Northwest Multiple Listing Service.
The median price among closed home sales was $283,000, up 13 percent from last April’s $250,000.
Countywide, 227 homes sales were pending, up 5 percent from 216 in April 2015.
The county had 3.25 months of housing inventory.
Across the 23-county western Washington market area, in April there was a 1.85-month supply of houses plus condos — a slight improvement from March, when there was a 1.79-month supply, though down from the year-ago level of 2.36 months.