Markets & Economy

Fewer homes for sale in most markets

Listings down in 86 of 144 markets tracked by

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The number of homes listed for sale on 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: 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 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...