It was a bounce back month!
Home sales in August improved well enough to surpass the previous year. There were 1,127 properties sold in Jefferson County for the month. This is a 3.8% increase and pushes the 2016 advantage to 3.38% year-to-date.
Here are the values for January through August.
2015 2016 Jan 651 635 Feb 616 789 Mar 823 942 Apr 962 1,002 May 1,073 1,118 Jun 1,314 1,277 Jul 1,234 1,131 Aug 1,086 1,127
Home sales are starting to slow down from their Summer highs. They will continue to cool as we head now into Fall and then Winter.
Given that we’re so close in sales totals, from this year to last, it will be interesting to see if 2016 can maintain this slim advantage.