Hilton Head area tops state in July home sales

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Hilton Head area tops state in July home sales

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Published Wednesday, August 15, 2012   |  113 Words  |  

The Hilton Head area's strong 2012 home sales continued in July, with a greater rate of improvement over its July 2011 sales than any of the state's 16 regions. Area sales are up more than 23 percent on the year to date. The Beaufort market lagged the state average in sales rate.

Here are local numbers, according to S.C. Realtors:

Number of homes, condos and villas sold

July 2011 July 2012 Percent change

Hilton Head area: 222 279 25.7

Beaufort: 90 84 -6.7

Average number of days on market

June 2011 July 2012 Percent change

Hilton Head area: 140 124 -11.5

Beaufort: 229 195 -14.8