RE/MAX DENVER – As the popular home buying season approaches, February sales saw a jump from both January and last February. The year-over-year change was 4.8% and the increase over January was 5.8%, which is in line with the 5.2% average seen in each month of February since 2009. Over the last 12 months, the average year-over-year increase in home sales has been 5.8%, and only two months, November and October, experienced sales that were not above year-ago sales. The Median Sales Price of all homes sold in February was $198,000 or 5.9% higher than the price in February 2015. Price increases have moderated over several months, with month-over-month declines seen in 6 of the last 12 months. The inventory of homes for sale remains very tight in many markets across the country, with February seeing a level that is 13.3% lower than a year ago. At the rate of home sales in February, the national Months Supply of inventory was 4.0, down from 4.7 in February 2015.