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LI home sales fell in March, but prices up

Home prices, sales rise in Nassau, but Suffolk lags

A "for sale" sign stands outside a home

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Nassau County’s housing market is on the rise, more than a year after superstorm Sandy devastated the region.

Homes in Nassau fetched a median price of $430,000 in January, up 7.5 percent from a year earlier, according to a report Friday by the Multiple Listing Service of Long Island.

Suffolk’s real estate market, which wasn’t hit as hard by Sandy, did not show the same strength. There,...

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LI home prices remain steady, despite rise in sales: MLS report

Long Island home prices were nearly flat last

(Credit: Randee Daddona, 2012)

Long Island home prices were nearly flat last month, despite an end-of-year uptick in sales activity. Nassau County homes sold for a median price of $407,000 in December, up 1.8 percent from the same period in 2012, according to a report released Monday by the Multiple Listing Service of Long Island. Home prices hit their lowest monthly level since June, when the median price was $425,000.

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LI home sales surge by 41 percent, and prices tick up

Long Island?s housing market posted strong gains last

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Long Island’s housing market posted strong gains last month, with sales surging by 41 percent compared to a year earlier.

In Suffolk County, the median closed sale price was $331,145 in October, 5.1 percent higher than a year before, and 1,187 homes changed hands, a rise of more than 46 percent compared to a year earlier, according to a report released Thursday by the Multiple Listing Service...

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