Like summer temperatures, home prices continue to inch up in most housing categories and geographic submarkets. Meanwhile, hopeful buyers are wishing for more options to fulfill the perfect fit. As we reach deeper into summer, dips in home sales are not unexpected. Even while people search for homes in which to move or start a family, summer is also about family time in other ways.

In the Twin Cities region, for the week ending June 18:
• New Listings decreased 4.2% to 1,967
• Pending Sales increased 1.9% to 1,389
• Inventory decreased 19.0% to 14,085

For the month of May:
• Median Sales Price increased 5.8% to $236,900
• Days on Market decreased 21.1% to 60
• Percent of Original List Price Received increased 1.1% to 98.6%
• Months Supply of Homes For Sale decreased 26.3% to 2.8