Sales of Existing Single-Family Homes in Maine Fall 

A real estate group says sales of existing single-family homes in Maine fell 21 percent last month from a year ago, while the median sales price inched up slightly. The Maine Real Estate Information System said real estate agentssold 899 homes last month, down from 1,139 in September 2009. Themedian sales price statewide rose 1.7 percent, to $169,900. For the three-month period from July through September, homes inCumberland County had the highest median sales price of $230,000.Piscataquis County had the lowest median home price, at $85,000. (AP)