Home sales in the San Francisco-Bay area grew to their highest year-over-year level in six years during the month of April, real estate analytics firm DataQuick said Thursday.

The region had 7,675 new and resale home sales in the nine-county Bay Area last month, compared to 7,694 the previous month and 6,789 a year earlier.

DataQuick said sales last month were at their highest April level since 2006 when 9,129 homes were sold in April.

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