chi-mchenry (4) In March, buyers purchased 468 homes in McHenry County, a 31.1% increase year-over-year, the most of any metro county.

CHICAGO—The state’s housing market had its customary spring jump in March, but buyers were also much more active than they were one year ago. Home sales climbed 9.6% over previous-year levels and the statewide median price surged 10.7%, according to Illinois REALTORS®.