North Texas home sales surge 30 percentNorth Texas home sales surge 30 percenthttps://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=74332013-05-09T10:51:00Z2013-05-09T09:00:00Z

NORTH TEXAS - North Texas home sales continued to rebound in April 2013 as the number of homes sold jumped 30 percent from a year ago.

In the 29-county region 8,288 houses were sold in April, according to the Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University. Median sales prices in April 2013 also rose 14 percent, to $176,000, from April 2012.

The number of area listings in April totaled 22,277, a 22 percent drop from April 2012. Sales were pending on 7,825 homes, a 20 percent increase. The number of new listings jumped 11 percent, to 11,898 homes, as the more active spring selling season began.

The monthly figures enhance what has been a strong year for home sales so far. In all, 25,548 houses have been sold in North Texas, up 22 percent from the first four months of 2012. The median sales price was $164,000, a 9 percent jump.

Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
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