MEMPHIS, Tenn., Aug. 8, 2017 – Memphis-area home sales for July increased 4.5 percent from a year ago, with 1,747 total sales recorded in the Memphis Area Association of REALTORS® MAARdata property records database. Sales were down 7.4 percent from June when there were 1,887 total sales. Average sales price from July-to-July was down 0.7 percent, at $180,432. Inventory increased 0.8 percent, with 4,815 units listed for sale. Yearto-Date sales volume was up 12.7 percent at $1.86 billion.
“Another strong month,” said MAAR President Tommie Criswell. “We’re well ahead of last year’s pace.” Serving the Mid-South for more than 100 years as the Voice for Local Real Estate, the Memphis Area Association of REALTORS® serves and represents real estate professionals as well as provides real estate information to the general public. About 3,400 members unite to make up one of Tennessee’s largest local REALTOR® organizations with real estate expertise stretching throughout the greater Memphis area. The MAARdata system includes records of all property transactions in Shelby, Fayette and Tipton counties. The MLS includes listings in Shelby, Fayette, Tipton, Hardeman, Hardin, McNairy, and Lauderdale counties in Tennessee; DeSoto County in Mississippi; and Crittenden County in Arkansas. MAAR members subscribe to the National Association of REALTORS® Code of Ethics. For more information, visit MAAR’s Web site at www.maar.org.
Courtesy of The Memphis Area Association of REALTORS®