Largest increases, decreases in home sales
Jan.-Sept. home sales, 2009: 61
Jan.-Sept. home sales, 2010: 105
Increase in sales: 72 percent
This vacation destination has seen a jump in sales so far this year over the same period last year, however the median price for single-family homes over the same period has fallen 10 percent, from $1.25 million last year to $1.13 million this year.
Pictured: Smith's Point on Nantucket Island.