GREENFIELD — Hancock County saw a 25 percent increase in home sales in January compared to the same time last year.
In January 2014, 60 single-family and condominium home sales pended. There were 75 in January.
Other counties in Central Indiana that saw increases were Shelby, which experienced the highest increase at 47.8 percent, Johnson, Madison, Marion and Morgan counties.
Boone, Hamilton and Hendricks counties saw decreases.
Hancock County saw a decline in the number of homes that went up for sale, according to statistics compiled by F.C. Tucker Co. It also saw a decrease in sale prices for January 2015.
In January 2014, 402 homes were listed compared to 366 this year. That’s a 9 percent decrease.
And the average sale price of homes was $139,095 in January compared to $141,425 during the same month last year.
F.C. Tucker Co. is Indiana’s largest independently owned comprehensive real estate firm.