Central Penn Business Journal has reported Harrisburg homes sales in October were the highest since 2009. Take a look:

harrisburg homeThe Harrisburg region posted its best October in five years with 761 home sales last month, according to the Greater Harrisburg Association of Realtors.

That was up 12.2 percent from last year. The median sale price was $156,500, which was down 2.1 percent from October 2013.

Cumberland County led the way with 303 homes sold, a 25.2 percent increase from last year. It’s the first time this decade that the county cracked 300 home sales in October, according to the association.

The median-sale price in Cumberland County was $175,000 in October, a 4.2 percent decrease from last year.

Dauphin County home sales dipped 5 percent to 229 for the month. The median sale price fell by 7.4 percent to $138,000, according to the association.

The Harrisburg area saw an increase across all price points in October. There were 39 homes sold at $400,000 or more, an increase of 21.9 percent from last year, while the $199,999-and-under range posted a 13.8 percent increase with 529 homes sold.

The latter was the most since October 2009, according to the association.

Information courtesy of Harrisburg Realtor Don Roth.