Florida isn't the only place experiencing strong home sales, with national home sales moving the fastest pace we've seen in nearly a decade, according to the National Association of Realtors. In fact, it's been so good that the only one area of the country didn't see gains in January... the Midwest.
(Maybe that's because it's flipping cold up there right now and everyone is looking for homes in places like Florida, where the weather is warmer!) Okay, so the NAR didn't say in their January report that all the freezing Midwesterners spent the first month of 2017 flocking south... but we can hope, right?!
Here's how home sales looked in each of the four regions of the United States:
- Northeast: Sales rose 6.7 percent, year over