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Friday, August 16, 2013

Median prices fell slightly and fewer sales closed in July compared to June, but Lane County's housing market still continued to gain strength compared to a year ago.

The median price of a home in the county was $215,000, with half the homes selling for more than that and half for less, RMLS figures showed. That was down 2.2 percent from June, and up 18.5 percent from July a year ago.

Despite the recent dip in median price, Ballenger said, “I think we’ve had better qualified buyers than we’ve had in a long time. I’m seeing more deals in the $300,000 range than we’ve seen in a long time.”

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