Home Sales, Prices Up

Posted: January 16, 2013 at 5 a.m.

Area home sales ended 2012 strong as transactions and prices increased. Realtors sold 421 Benton and Washington county homes in December, up from 417 a year earlier, according to MountData, a real estate marketing firm. A bigger jump came in prices as the median prices jumped from $139,00 to $152,500.

By The Numbers

Regional Home Sales

The recorded home sales in Benton and Washington counties the past three Decembers.

Year Value Of Homes Sold Units Median Home Price

2010 $70.9 million 454 $125,000

2011 $71 million 417 $139,000

2012 $75.4 million 421 $152,500

Source: MountData

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