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[18 Mar 2011 | One Comment | 2,374 views]
Homes sales up again in northwest Arkansas

February represented the third straight month of improved homes sales in northwest Arkansas.
There were 320 single-family, new and existing homes sold in Benton, Carroll, Madison and Washington counties in February — up slightly from 315 sales in the same month a year ago. In the first two months of 2011, 661 homes were sold in northwest Arkansas — up 19.31 percent over 554 sales in January and February last year. The average sales price in February was $158,900, an increase of 11.39 percent over $142,655 in the same month last …

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[17 Jan 2011 | No Comment | 2,608 views]
December home sales up in northwest Arkansas

Considering how homes sales across Arkansas slumped in the second half of 2010, here’s a bit of a surprise — sales were up in northwest Arkansas in December.
According to statistics pulled from Arkansas Regional MLS (ARMLS), there were 456 homes sold in December in Benton, Carroll, Madison and Washington counties — up 10.68 percent from 412 sales during the same month in 2009.
Sales in northwest Arkansas — and just about everywhere else — have been in decline since tax credits for home buyers expired in April. Specifically, sales fell sharply …