The housing market in the Capital Region finished out with third quarter of the year on a high. The demand for inventory has remained high throughout the first 9 months of 2019. The number of new listings increased 4 percent last month to 1,740 from 1,677 in September 2019. Demand has helped prop up sales and prices, despite heavy reductions in inventory and months supply across the region. The median sale price rose 2 percent to $215,000. The month’s supply of inventory fell 3.3 percent to 5.9.