August home sales in Illinois up 23.7 percent from a year ago; Statewide median price at $147,000 [infographic]

August 2012 Illinois home sales [infographic]

Home sales in the state rose 23.7 percent over previous year levels, part of a 14-month run of sales increases according to data released today by the Illinois Association of REALTORS®.

“We continue to see strong sales despite uncertainty about the economy,” said Loretta Alonzo, CRB, GRI, president of the Illinois Association of REALTORS® and Broker-Owner of Century 21 Alonzo & Associates in La Grange Park, Ill. “The data speak to pricing levels that continue to bring in homebuyers who are eager to take advantage of interest rates that haven’t budged much from already historically low levels.”

Read today’s news release by the Illinois Association of REALTORS®.

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