April Home Sales, Prices Increase

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Home sales jumped nearly 9 percent, and average sales price edged up almost 2 percent across the state in April, compared to the same month last year, according to the Arkansas Realtors Association.

Home sales increased to 2,781, from 2,558. Average sales price for homes rose to $172,922, from $169,968.

Benton County had 491 home sales, an increase of more than 6 percent. Price fell more than 7 percent, to $227,173, from $244,722.

Washington County recorded 310, a nearly 33 percent increase. Price increased more than 14 percent to $212,409, from $185,846.

Sebastian County reported 131, which was an increase of almost 13 percent. Price dropped more than 25 percent to $122,231, from $164,673.

Crawford County closed on 65, an almost 23 percent increase. Price jumped over 12 percent to $131,072, from $116,108.

Carroll County had 16 home sales, which was a nearly 39 percent drop. Price rose more than 15 percent to $177,747, from $154,067.

In Madison County, home sales remained at nine, the same as April 2015. Price tumbled more than 17 percent to $84,333, from $102,111.

Pulaski County had 506 home sales, the most of any county in the state. This was a more than 27 percent increase from 396 in April 2015.