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A home for sale is pictured Monday along South State Street in St. Joseph. Home sales and prices increased from February to March throughout Southwest Michigan.

ST. JOSEPH — Through the first three months of the year, the Southwest Michigan housing market has remained a hot bed for home sellers.

Alan Jeffries, association executive for the Southwestern Michigan Association of Realtors, said selling prices increased and set new records in the year-over-year comparison dating back to 2006.

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