North Texas home sales were up 15 percent in April as housing activity rose to the highest level since last summer, according to Steve Brown over at The Dallas Morning News. Real estate agents sold 9,178 preowned single-family homes through the Multiple Listing service last month.
Almost 30,000 homes have changed hands during the first four months of 2016, a 14 percent increase over the same period last year.
And prices of North Texas homes continue to reach new levels. In April, the median price of a single-family home sold by real estate agents in Dallas-Fort Worth was a record $220,000. That’s up 7 percent from a year earlier.
May is already on track to be another big month for home sales. More than 10,000 homes are under contract for purchase – 17 percent more than a year ago.