MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 8, 2016 – Memphis-area home sales for August increased 12.6 percent from a year ago, with 1,738 total sales recorded in the Memphis Area Association of REALTORS®MAARdata property records database. Sales were up 7.2 percent from July, when there were 1,621 total sales. Average sales price from August-to-August was up 6.0 percent, at $175,423. Inventory decreased 1.2 percent, with 5,666 units listed for sale. YTD sales volume increased by 10.8 percent, at $1.95 billion.
“The August numbers were up across the board,” said MAAR President Joe Steffner. “The market has remained very active late into summer.”