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Home Sales Show Double-Digit Increase In Region

Home Sales Show Double-Digit Increase In Region

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Home sales in the region were up last year. Figures from the Charlottesville Area Association of Realtors show there was a 10% increase in the number of homes sold during 2013 compared to the year before. That’s the second double-digit gain in a row. The median price was up 6%. Home sales in Louisa County were up 35% and were 28% higher in Nelson County. Albemarle County saw an 11% increase, and the gain in Fluvanna County was 6%. The numbers were down slightly in Greene County and the city of Charlottesville.

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This photo released by PBS and Carnival Film and Television Limited shows, from left, Lesley Nicol as Mrs. Patmore, and Sophie McShera as Daisy, in a scene from season four of the Masterpiece TV series, "Downton Abbey." As it returns for its much-awaited fourth season, it remains a series about elegance, tradition and gentility, and the pressures of preserving them. The show premieres Sunday, January 5, 2014 at 9 pm ET on PBS.

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