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Arkansas, USA: Home Sales Up 6% in October

Sales of new and previously owned homes in Arkansas rose almost 6 percent in October compared with the same month last year, the Arkansas Realtors Association said Tuesday. Home prices in the state also rose at a healthy pace in October. The average home price last month was more than $157,200, up 7.8 percent from… Read more »

Northwest Arkansas Home Sales Strong in October

Local real estate agents possibly put 17.13% more money in their pockets in October, thanks to active buyers and higher home prices from the same month in 2011. Agents across Benton and Washington counties sold 470 homes in October with a value of $84.44 million, compared to $69.973 million for 420 sales in the year-over-year… Read more »

Home Prices Improving in Arkansas

Opening the door to possible buyers for six years as a realtor in Arkansas, Tammy Tompkins has experienced his experienced first hand the changes in the housing market. “We’ve had some good times, and some pretty tough times,” said Tompkins. Negotiating the price of a home between the buyer and seller she said lately has… Read more »

AR: Home Sales Up 15% in February

Home sales in Arkansas rose 15.4 percent in February compared with the same month last year, the Arkansas Realtors Association reported today. The association said 1,610 homes sold in the state in February, compared to 1,395 during the same month in 2011, while the average price of a home rose just over .04 percent to… Read more »

AR: Higher Population Counties See Home Sales Dip in January

Information in the inaugural The City Wire’s Arkansas Home Sales Report indicates that Arkansas’ housing market continues on a slow pace toward recovery, with low interest rates and economic uncertainty competing for the attention of potential home buyers. The City Wire’s Arkansas Home Sales Report captures home sales data in the state’s 14 most populated… Read more »

The Advocate’s 11th Gayest City: Little Rock, Arkansas

The River Market District is the main gay area, and many businesses that don’t advertise as specifically LGBT are friendly and open. The compact city has Backstreet (1021 Jessie Rd.) and U.B.U. ( for the over-18 crowd, and those of legal drinking age can check out SixTen Center Street Bar, TraX, Miss Kitty’s/Saloon (all three… Read more »

Arkansas Home Sales Climbed in September

Home sales in Arkansas were up more than 10 percent in September over the same month a year ago, according to the Arkansas Realtors Association. The report showed 2,103 homes sold statewide during the month, up 10.28 percent compared to a year ago. The average price of a home rose 0.67 percent to $146,694. Pulaski… Read more »

AR: August Home Sales Rose 20%

Home sales in Arkansas were up nearly 20 percent in August compared to last year, the Arkansas Realtors Association said Thursday. The jump was fueled partly by declining average sales prices, which were 7 percent lower than in August 2010. So far this year, the number of homes sales statewide is down 3.5 percent compared… Read more »

AR: Home Sales Down in June

A report released this week shows home sales in Arkansas jumped from May to June but fell slightly short of reaching 2010 levels. Data compiled by the Arkansas Realtors Associations show about 2,300 homes were sold last month, a 4% decline compared to last year. Amy Glover Bryant with the association says the 2010 homebuyer’s… Read more »

AR: Real Estate Prices On Roller Coaster in 2011

Arkansas traditionally bucks the trend when it comes to declining economies and the same holds true for our housing market. “It is about location; it’s about what people are looking for at a given time,” says Amy Glover Bryant, Director of Communications for the Arkansas Realtor Association. Glover Bryant says the real estate industry has… Read more »