HUNTSVILLE, Alabama – Home sales were up almost 16 percent in Huntsville and Madison County for the first half of this year, according to data released today by the Huntsville Area Association of Realtors.
There were 2,266 homes sold for the first half – 309 more than in the first half of last year. That’s a 15.79 percent increase.
Home sales were also up in June. There were 462 homes sold in June, compared with 450 in May and 424 last June, the Huntsville Area Association of Realtors said.
“The Huntsville and Madison County housing market contines to show steady and sound growth,” Oscar Gonzales, CEO of the Huntsville Area Association of Realtors, said in a release. “Our market has not experienced the extreme cycles that many of the areas of the country have demonstrated.
“During the recession, at least for the housing market, steady growth was rare. We exceeded that expectation.’