Home prices in Maui County continued to climb in September despite slightly fewer sales, according to data from the Realtors Association of Maui.
The median price for a single-family home went up by 6 percent to $437,500 in September, based on 76 home sales countywide.
That compares to a year ago, when the median price was at $412,000, based on 80 sales.
A for sale sign sits in the yard of a home on Kaohu Street in Wailuku on Thursday afternoon. The Realtors Association of Maui reported that the median price of a single-family home went up 6 percent in September to $437,500, based on 76 sales countywide. A year earlier, the median price was $412,000, based on 80 sales.
The Maui News / MATTHEW THAYER photo
Last month's home price increase marked the fourth straight month of year-over-year increases.
The volume of home sales last month fell slightly in Central Maui, Kaanapali, Kihei and Napili, while Haiku, Lahaina and Lanai saw modest increases, compared to a year ago.
Meanwhile, condominium sales in Maui County last month fell by nearly 23 percent, or 19 fewer condos, compared to last year.
Still, the median price of condominiums was up about 1 percent to $339,563.
The largest drop-off in condo sales was seen in Kihei, where sales dropped by more than half to 14 units last month.
Year to date, median home sale prices are up 7 percent over last year to $460,000, while volume is off by 1 percent.
The median condo price year to date is up 9 percent to $350,000, while volume is flat.