Below are the statistics for real estate in Ashland, Oregon.  The number of home sales decrease in the same 3 month period comparing 2010 to 2011, but the median price increase for the month of July.

 

       Number of Homes Sold              Median Price
  2010 2011 2010 2011
  May 1 to July 30 May 1 to July 30 July July
         
Ashland 80 61 $300,000 $231,500
         
% of Increase   -24%   23.0%
         
         
The median price means the midpoint, with half of the sales being above and
  half being below the listed number; and is not the same as average price.