MADISON, Wis. -

Realtors are hoping spring-like temperatures heat up home sales since they’ve been down for the last two cold-winter months.

Existing home sales in February dropped 10.1 percent compared with last year. In Dane County, sales fell 5.7 percent.

No real change was recorded in Rock County home sales, but sales fell 35 percent in Sauk County. Sales did go up 12.1 percent in Columbia County.

There is some good news for sellers, the median home price in February was $130,000 statewide, which is 7 percent higher compared with last year.