San Antonio record activity for AugustSan Antonio record activity for Augusthttps://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=95982012-09-17T09:36:00Z2012-09-17T08:00:00Z

SAN ANTONIO - Local home sales reached a new high last month, according to a report released by the San Antonio Board of Realtors.

The number of single-family homes sold in August jumped nearly 17 percent to 2,070, compared to 1,771 during August 2011. The previous four-year high was 2,018 homes sold, which was set in June 2012.

The average price of a home in the greater San Antonio area stood at $200,760 as of August 31, 2012. For the same month in 2011, the average price was $188,485.

The median price of homes sold grew nearly 4 percent to $159,100 from $153,200 in August 2011. Homes spent an average of six and a half months on the market.

For the year, there have been 54,230 homes sold from January through August, an 8 percent jump from the 49,998 sold during the same time last year.

Read more at the San Antonio Express-News.

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