NWA Home Sales Dip in April, Prices Rise

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Realtors across Northwest Arkansas have seen the busiest spring they can remember in several years despite a dip in closed sales during the month of April. Total sales volume averaged $79.204 million, down 2.29% from a year ago.

There were 463 sales in April in Benton and and Washington counties, as reported MountData.com. Unit sales were down 16.72% from the same month in 2011.

For the first four months of the year there were 1,706 total sales in the two counties, up 5.92% in Benton County and falling 6% in Washington County.

Agents blame the warm winter for the slight pullback in April. Vicki Briolat, agent with Crye-Leike in Bentonville, said the market is definitely stronger than a year ago, even if the April sales don’t concur. Click here to read the full story from our partners at TheCityWire.com.