Marin median home price up year-over-year at $900,000

Marin home prices jumped and sales dropped in January, a pattern that has been in place for more than a year, a real estate information service reported Wednesday.

The median price of a Marin home was $900,000, a 7.5 percent increase compared with last January, and 118 homes sold in the county compared with 126 the year before, according to Irvine-based CoreLogic DataQuick.