Columbus, Ohio, home sales hit highest point ever

Housing is not just recovering in high-demand coastal regions. Home sales year to date through August were the highest ever in the Columbus, Ohio, area: 18,834.

“Although we’ve seen positive gains all year, home sales over the summer were off the charts,” said Chris Pedon, 2013 president of Columbus Realtors, in a statement. “There was only one summer — back in 2005 at the height of the housing boom — when we came close to seeing the volume of homes sold this year.”

Source: Columbus Realtors