The strong start to Illinois’ spring housing market continued in April with gains in year-over-year home sales and median home prices, according to the Illinois Association of REALTORS®. Statewide home sales totaled 12,822 homes sold, up 6.6 percent from last year and the statewide median price rose to $170,000, a 9.7 percent gain over April 2014. Read today’s news release.