If you can’t find a sales agent to help you at new housing projects in the county, don’t be surprised.
Sales are up 17 percent over year-ago levels, and there’s not much inventory of unsold units available, according to the New Housing Monitor published by the Hanley Group in Oceanside.
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As of March 31, 775 homes — 519 detached and 256 attached — had been sold since the beginning of year, compared with 661 for the same period last year. That’s the highest for this time of the year since April 2007’s 2,119 sales in the pre-bust cycle.
The number of weeks of inventory at the current sales pace dropped to only 5.6 weeks, the lowest for the same week of the year since the five-week level in 2004. Inventories rose to as…