Total sales for 2006 were about the same as 2005 but the 4th quarter of 2006 was slightly lower than the 4th quarter 0f 2005. It seems that houses are staying on the market a little longer and the inventory is a little higher. In 2006, there were 3,343 homes sold with an average sales price of $190,991.
In Clarke county, the average sales price was $189,924, Oconee County $312,076, Madison County $157,267, Jackson County $196,081, Oglethorpe County $166,159 and Barrow $147,069.
These statistics were taken from the Athens Area Association of Realtors ILS and do not include sales by real estate companies not in the local board of realtors.