Closed sales of single family detached homes for the month of December increased 16.06% over December 2011 and 9.96% over November 2012. Closed sales for December were 607. Each month in 2012 showed increases over the same month the previous year and marked the 18th consecutive month with year over year increases in closed sales of single family detached homes.

Home sales prices also saw improvements with the median sale price of $169,500 rising 5.94% from the previous year and the average sale price of $211,191 increasing 7.83% from December 2012. Inventory at December 31 is at the lowest amount of homes since June 2006 at 3, 587 homes.