Greater Victoria real estate sales picture up and down

Property sales in Greater Victoria picked up between January and February, but median prices fell across the board.

According to the Victoria Real Estate Board, the median price for a single-family house slipped to $564,950 in February from $576,000 in January. The overall average in February was $610,975, up about $7,500 from January.

The condominium median price fell to $285,444 in February from $293,000 the previous month.

Sales went from 339 properties in January to 488 last month. The pace still pales compared to last

February, when 621 properties sold.

editor@oakbaynews.com