BOSTON (AP) — Sales of single-family homes in Massachusetts took a huge jump in February when compared to the same month last year, evidence that potential buyers are feeling more confident about the economy.

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The Boston-based Warren Group reported Tuesday that sales of single-family homes jumped 33 percent year over year, and the 2,350 homes sold statewide is the largest February volume since 2007.

The Massachusetts Association of Realtors in Waltham reported a 27 percent jump in sales volume compared to February 2011, one of the biggest February increases since the organization began tracking the numbers.

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One reason sales are up is because median prices continues to fall. Both organizations say median prices dropped about 4 percent in February compared to the year-ago month.

Consumer confidence and low interest rates are also driving sales.

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