The Dallas-Fort Worth area had the biggest home sales jump of any major Texas market in August, according to the latest statewide data and Steve Brown at The Dallas Morning News.
Home sales in Fort Worth were up 14 percent last month from a year ago and in the Dallas area sales were 13 percent higher year-over-year.
The North Texas increase is almost twice the 7 percent statewide gain in home sales last month compared with August 2014.
Home sales in the Houston area were flat in August. Sales were 7 percent higher in Austin and up 4 percent in San Antonio.
In August real estate agents sold 29,685 homes were sold statewide, 1,900 more than in August 2014.
The Dallas-area also led the state in median home price increases, up 9.7 percent from August 2104.
Statewide median prices were up 7.4 percent