Thursday, March 8, 2012

Utah home sales up for 8th straight month, report states

Utah home sales climbed for the eighth consecutive month in January, up more than 6 percent from a year ago, according to a new report from the Utah Association of Realtors. UAR reported that 120 more homes sold this year than in January 2011, closing 1,985 transactions — the highest total in five years. Activity was especially strong in Salt Lake, Uintah and Davis counties, where sales were up 30 percent, 29 percent and 6 percent, respectively. Deseret News