The median sales price for a house in Weston in April 2012 was $725,000, down 3.3% from $750,000 a year earlier. The average sales price was $749,350, down 16% from $891,813 in 2011 but up 3.% from the previous month.

Five properties sold in April 2012 down 37.5% from eight in April of 2011. April 2012 sales were at their lowest level compared to April of 2011 and 2010. The year-to-date sales (as of April) of 22 are running 33.3% behind 2011’s year-to-date sales of 33.

The total inventory of properties available for sale as of April 2012 was 187, up from 168 month and up 14.7% from a year ago. Inventory was at its highest level compared with April 2011 and 2010. The number of new listings in April 2012 was 41.

The days on market (DOM — how many days the average property is on the market before it sells) for April 2012 was 152, up 108.2% from 73 days the previous month and up 20.6% (126 days) in April of 2011. An upward trend in DOM tends to indicate a move towards more of a buyer’s market.

This information was supplied by Westonite Gail Lilley Zawacki of Coldwell Banker Riverside in Westport. www.SouthernCt.com; gail@southernct.com; 203-682-9444.