The April 2012 report shows that rate of housing sales for April 2012 increased strongly on an annualized basis over a year ago. Overall, April 2012 new and existing unit sales were up 11.2 percent from a year ago. The annual rate for April of 2012 was 4.86 million up from 4.374 million in March of 2012.
The average price of homes sold increased significantly rising 3.6 percent from April 2011 to April 2012.
May 10, 2012 – The REAL Trends Housing Market Report showed that the combination of new and existing home sales in April 2012 continued to strengthen from the prior year. The annualized rate of the combination of new and existing home sales increased to 4.86 million from the 4.37 million recorded in April 2011.
The average price of homes sold in April 2012 was up 3.6 percent from the average price of homes sold in April 2011 marking the best price results on home sales in the last nine months.