Best July For Real Estate Sales In 7 Years

Real estate sales in Sarnia-Lambton were the best they have been in the last seven years for the month of July.

Board Vice President Jane Baker says dollar volume of nearly $39.9-million was the highest since 2007.

197 properties sold compared to 180 in 2013, up 9 per cent over last year.

July listings were up 1 per cent at 340, compared to 336 in 2013.

47 properties sold last month in the $150,000 to $199,000 range and 45 in the $100,000 to $149,000 range.

The average price of a single family home so far this year is about $219,000, compared to $202,000 last year.