Despite a 19 percent drop in July home sales, Lebanon County transactions are still ahead of last year's pace through seven months.
At the end of the July, county home sales totaled 679 for the year — a 6.8 percent increase over 2013, according to the Lebanon County Association of Realtors.
There were 101 residential and farm properties sold in July, with an average sale price of $170,863. Total sales volume for those transactions was $258.4 million, a 2 percent increase from last July.
Cornwall-Lebanon School District led the way with 39 sales in July. That was up from 35 July sales in 2013. The average sale price was $209,190, according to the association.
Annville-Cleona School District had the fewest July sales with eight, according to the association. That was up from six a year ago.