Monday, August 31, 2015
Current Weather
Loading Current Weather....
Published: Thursday, 9/10/2009

Local home sales up last month, sales price down


Home sales in Lucas County rose last month from the same month a year ago, but the average sales price declined, according to the Toledo Board of Realtors.

The trade group said Thursday that 387 houses sold in August, up from 374 a year ago but down from 396 in July. The average sales price was $103,000 last month, down from $119,000 a year earlier.

Home sales from January through August for Lucas County are down 1 percent this year, at 2,763 and the sales price is down 18 percent to $93,000.

For the northwest Ohio county region, home sales were up to 634 last month, from 576 a year ago, the Realtors said. The average sales price slumped to $104,000 from $119,000 a year ago. For the first eight months of the year, sales for the region were off 2 percent to 4,271 and the average price was down 15 percent to $99,000, the group said.

Recommended for You

Guidelines: Please keep your comments smart and civil. Don't attack other readers personally, and keep your language decent. If a comment violates these standards or our privacy statement or visitor's agreement, click the "X" in the upper right corner of the comment box to report abuse. To post comments, you must be a Facebook member. To find out more, please visit the FAQ.