New findings out this week show home sales are on the rise throughout Arkansas.
Officials with the Arkansas Realtors Association say there was a 16 percent increase in the number of homes sold in the state in April, when compared to the same month a year ago.
Additionally, the average price of homes sold in April 2013 increased by over three percent.
After surveying 43 counties, the Association discovered the average price of homes sold increased from $153,591 in April 2012 to $158,887 in April 2013.
Statewide valuations in April rose by almost 21 percent from last year.