Home Sales Down 

According to the Maine Association of Realtors, real estate agents sold 928 existing single-family homes in the state in September, down 9.7% from the same month last year.

The median sales price of those homes was $177,750. Down 6.5% from September 2007.

Between Julyand September, sales fell 21% statewide. Home sale declines were experienced in 14 of Maine’s 16 counties, with only Somerset and Washington counties seeing an increase.