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Baton Rouge home sales post slight drop in September

2 years 58 minutes ago October 22, 2014 Oct 22, 2014 Wednesday, October 22 2014 October 22, 2014 8:17 AM in News
Source: Associated Press
By: Hunter Robinson

BATON ROUGE - Home sales in metro Baton Rouge were down by 1 percent in September, despite increased sales in Ascension and Livingston parishes.

According to figures released Tuesday by the Greater Baton Rouge Association of Realtors, there were 725 home sales that closed in September in the eight-parish area. That compares with 732 closed sales in September 2013.

The biggest monthly gainer was Ascension Parish, where sales were up 4.2 percent, from 143 to 149. Livingston Parish had a slightly smaller increase, going up 3.6 percent, from 140 to 145 closed sales during the month.

The median sales price for the metro area was up 5.9 percent from $169,900 to $180,000 last month.

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