Home sales up in Johnson County

Home sales surged in August in Johnson County and across central Indiana.

Last month, 233 local homes sold, a nearly 24 percent increase from the same time last year.

And for the year, local home sales are up more than 6 percent, according to a report from Indianapolis real estate firm F.C. Tucker Co.

Across central Indiana, home sales were up 15 percent last month, and are also up 6 percent for the year so far, the report said.

The price those homes are selling for also is up. Last month, the average sales price in Johnson County was $186,250, which was up 5 percent from last year.

Across central Indiana, the average sales price was $187,372, which was an increase of nearly 2 percent from last year, the report said.

By the numbers

Here is a look at home sales in August:

County;August 2015;August 2016;Change









SOURCE: F.C. Tucker Co.

Annie Goeller is managing editor of the Daily Journal. She can be reached at agoeller@dailyjournal.net or 317-736-2718.