House sales in Cottage Country aren’t as hot as last year.

The Lakelands Association of Realtors posted its March sales numbers for waterfront and non-waterfront properties in the region. Overall 195 units were sold, down by nearly 100 from March 2017.

In Haliburton, non-waterfront property sales took the biggest dip, down six from March 2017 to 22 sales this year. The average price of non-waterfront properties in Haliburton was 27 per cent higher than last March at $232,000.

There were 24 waterfront property sales in March with an average price of $527,500, which is up by $90,000 from 2017.

On average, the price of waterfront properties across cottage country in March was $525,000.