LITTLE ROCK — The number of homes sold in Arkansas in November decreased by nearly 3 percent compared to a year earlier, and the average price of homes sold increased by 0.4 percent, the Arkansas Realtors Association said Tuesday.

LITTLE ROCK — The number of homes sold in Arkansas in November decreased by nearly 3 percent compared to a year earlier, and the average price of homes sold increased by 0.4 percent, the Arkansas Realtors Association said Tuesday.


The association said 1,827 homes sold in the 43-county area it surveyed in November, down from 1,880 in November 2012. The average price of a home was $151,350, up from $150,777 a year earlier.


Benton County had the most homes sold in November with 295, followed by Pulaski County with 293, Washington County with 169, Saline County with 107 and Faulkner County with 94.


Seventy-two homes were sold in Sebastian County and 27 were sold in Jefferson County.


Average home prices for the month were highest in Izard County at $318,000, followed by Perry County at $285,000, Cleburne County at $192,707, Pulaski County at $188,148 and Washington County at $182,563.


The average home price was $133,022 in Sebastian County and $72,398 in Jefferson County.