Median price of county home rises for first time in five years

WHATCOM — The county’s median price of homes sold last year rose 3.2 percent in comparison to 2011, to $250,000. Also, the number of residential units sold increased by 12.8 percent to 2,077, the county’s most sales since 2007, according to Lylene Johnson, real-estate agent at The Muljat Group. Johnson analyzes data from the Northwest…

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