More home sales were recorded last month across the metro-east than the year before.
The local housing market witnessed year-over-year sales increases during July with 254 reported sales in St. Clair County and 297 sales recorded in Madison County.
That gives Madison County 1,766 sales and St. Clair County 1,488 sales for the year. Both counties are slightly below last year's pace. After July 31 of last year, 1,493 home sales had been recorded in St. Clair County and 1,779 sales in Madison County.