Florida realtors report a home sale increase in Gainesville and Ocala
The housing market is strong across much of North Central Florida.
Numbers released Thursday by Florida realtors show single-family home sales rose in both the Ocala and Gainesville markets in August from a year ago.
The average sales price enjoyed a healthy increase as well.
The Gainesville condo and townhouse market is booming, with sales up more than 23 percent while the average price jumped 10 percent.