The median price of a detached, single-family Orange County home rose 15.9 percent from November of last year, to $565,020.
Sales were up 30.1 percent from year-ago levels. The association said 1,531 houses changed hands in November, up from 1,177 closed deals in November 2011.
Realtor numbers track DataQuick Information Systems’ housing numbers reported last week.
According to DataQuick, Orange County’s median detached, single-family house price – or price at the midpoint of all sales — increased 14.1 percent from year-ago levels to $525,000. The sales total was 1,841 units, up 23.1 percent. (The median price for all houses and condos in November was $450,000, DataQuick reported.)
DataQuick sales figures tend to be higher because the research