The Triangle housing market showed signs of recovery in January with sales, pending sales and showings all up compared to the same period a year ago.
But the market continued to be rough on sellers. The average sales price of the homes that sold was down 7 percent while the percentage of deals that involved financial concessions from the seller increased.
There were 926 homes sold in Durham, Johnston, Orange and Wake counties in January, up 7 percent from the same period a year ago, data from Triangle Multiple Listing Services show.
Pending sales were up 30 percent and showings were up 10 percent.