Markets & Economy

Fewer homes for sale in most markets

Listings down in 86 of 144 markets tracked by realtor.com

The number of homes listed for sale on realtor.com was down 2.7 percent from a year ago in September, to 1.87 million, as inventories fell in 60 percent of 144 markets tracked, according to statistics released today.   September 2014 Change from a year ago Change from August 2014 Number of listings 1.87 million -2.65% -7.87% Median age of inventory 90 days -3.23% 4.65% Median list price $214,900 7.72% 0.00% Source: realtor.com Seasonal factors contributed to a 7.9 percent decline in national inventory from August to September. The median age of inventory was up 4.6 percent from August, to 90 days. At $214,900, median list price was up 7.7 percent from a year ago but unchanged from August. Top 10 markets with greatest annual increase in realtor.com inventory, September 2014 Market Change from year ago Number of listings Honolulu 27.5% 3,574 Orlando, Florida 25.8% 14,989 Miami 22.0% 16,967 Charles...