(Crain’s) — Apartment sales in both Brooklyn and Queens rose during the first quarter, according to a market report released Thursday. But prices in both boroughs, especially in Queens, are still falling. In Queens, the median sales prices fell 12.2% to $345,000 for the quarter, compared with the year-earlier period, according to Prudential Douglas Elliman and appraisal firm Miller Samuel Inc. The median sales price in Brooklyn slipped just 1.8% to $466,000 during the quarter, versus the same time last year. Prices in Brooklyn have been nearly static for the last three quarters, noted Jonathan Miller, chief executive of Miller Samuel.