"Home sales in the San Francisco Bay Area reached the highest level for the month of March in five years as an improving economy and low interest rates lured buyers, according to DataQuick.
A total of 7,694 houses and condominiums sold last month in the nine-county region, up 35 percent from February and 9.1 percent from March 2011, the San Diego-based data seller said today in a statement. March sales were last higher in 2007, when they reached 8,317. Condo resales totaled 1,734, the most for any month since August 2006. "
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