SALT LAKE CITY — Home sales along the Wasatch Front rose significantly during
the first three months of the year.
The Salt Lake Board of Realtors reported Thursday that the number of
previously owned single-family homes sold in Salt Lake County in the first
quarter of 2012 increased 18 percent compared to the same period last year.
The number of single-family homes bought and sold in Salt Lake County in the
January-February-March period totaled 2,156 sales compared to 1,830 home sales
during the same period in 2011.
More people purchased single-family homes in the Kearns-Taylorsville ZIP code
of 84118 during the first quarter than any other area along the Wasatch Front.
Sales of single-family homes in the area were up 9 percent in the first quarter
over the last year.