Realtors: July Home Sales Up Nearly 11 Percent

by Arkansas Business Staff  on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014 10:41 am  

Arkansas home sales rose nearly 11 percent in July compared to the same month last year, according to a report Thursday by the Arkansas Realtors Association.

The report said 2,875 home sold in the 46-county area that the association surveys. That’s up 10.8 percent from the 2,594 homes sold in July 2013.

Meanwhile, the average price of the home sales fell to $163,573 from $167,407 in July 2013.

Here’s a look at sales for the state’s most active counties in July:

  • Pulaski County reported 479 home sales in July, up 9.4 percent from 438 homes sold in the same month last year.
  • Benton County reported 447 sales, up 1.4 percent from 441 sales in the same time last year.
  • Washington County reported 282 sales, up 6 percent from 266 sales in the same time last year.
  • Faulkner County reported 182 sales, up 31.9 percent from 138 sales in the same time last year.
  • Saline County reported 164 sales, up 5.8 percent from 155 sales in the same time last year.



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