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In all of Northern Colorado, more than $1.5 billion worth of homes were sold in 2012, up from $1.1 billion in 2011.
The Loveland-Berthoud area enjoyed the largest increase, according to the latest data from Information and Real Estate Services.
Loveland and Berthoud saw a 32-percent increase in total dollars sold to more than $365 million when compared with 2011. Twenty-three percent more homes were sold in the area in 2012 at a median price of $229,900.
Greeley-Evans, which experienced sizable price increases in nearly every month in 2012, saw a 12.7 percent jump in total dollar volume to $211 million in 2012.
Overall, Greeley’s median home price increased 16.2 percent to $151,000 from 2011, with a slight decrease in the number of homes sold.
In Fort Collins, total dollar volume increased by 25.2 percent to $768 million over 2011.
More homes were sold in Fort Collins in 2012 at a slightly higher price. The number of homes sold increased by 20.6 percent at a median price of $246,000, up 3.7 percent from 2011.