The New Hampshire Association of Realtors says the nearly 13,000 sales of single-family residential properties last year was a 21 percent increase over sales in 2011.
Last year brought in $3.2 billion in sales, also a 21 percent increase over the year before.
Home prices remained below 2011 levels for the first seven months of the year. In August, the median price of $210,000 was equal to that of August of 2011. The median price at the end of the year was $202,000, slightly ahead of the year before.