Brunswick Realtors report uptick in first-quarter home sales

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The residential real estate market in Brunswick, Bladen and Columbus Counties saw a “noticeable uptick” in activity during the first quarter of 2015 compared to the same period in 2014, according to statistics recently released by the Brunswick County Association of Realtors.

The first three months of the year saw a spike in the number of single family units sold, average sales price and total sales volume, according to Steve Candler, CEO of the Brunswick County Association of Reatlors.

“These numbers reinforce the fact that the real estate market in Brunswick, Columbus and Bladen Counties is trending in the right direction,” Candler said. “Brunswick County has consistently been ranked among the fastest growing counties in the state, and we expect this trend to continue.”

Single-family units sold in Brunswick, Columbus and Bladen counties increased from 151 in the first quarter of 2014 to 181 in the first quarter of 2015, which is a 20 percent increase. Average sale price for the same time period increased from $202,203 to $234,517, which was a 16 percent increase.

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