By Payton Guion, staff writer
Published: February 7,2013
Charlotte-area home sales jumped 40 percent in January compared to the same period in 2012, while sale prices remained fairly level, the Charlotte Regional Realtor Association said Thursday. In January, there were 2,163 closings, up from 1,541 in January 2012. Average home prices last month in the Charlotte metropolitan area were $189,007, up just 0.6 percent from January 2012, when the average sale price was $187,803.