PARAGOULD, AR (KAIT) - The housing market is seeing gains in Greene County, according to a July report from the Arkansas Realtors Association.
Compared to July, 2008, Greene County saw a 40% increase in houses sold. In July 08, the report says 30 houses were sold. This year, 42 were.
Home prices actually rose about $1,800 in Greene County too, on average.
The county is only 4 house sales behind from 2008 for this time last year.
Other counties are seeing a mixed bag. Craighead County reported a 10% decline from the previous year, while Crittenden and Independence Counties were up 5% and 17% respectively.
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