July Home Sales in Pittsburgh Region rise over the last year

# Homes Sold up 13.5% July '13 vs. July '12

The amount of homes sold in July 2013 vs the same month last year rose 13.5% in a month, with 3,083 homes changing hands.  Last years July figures showed only 2,717 according to RealSTATS, which is a real estate informatin service based in the South Side.  

Median Sale Price up 1.5%

Steady grow is norm in the Pittsburgh region, which included Allegheny, Butler, Beaver, Westmoreland, & Washington counties and July's figures are pretty much the same.  The Median Sale Price in the Region increased by 1.5% when comparing July of '13 vs. '12, as the Median Price increased from $145,700 to $147,900 in the last year.