Despite the general downward trend in the housing market throughout the United States, the Austin Business Journal reports that Texas and other southern states are managing to enjoy a slight increase in sales.
The Austin Business Journal sites a report released by the National Association of Realtors, which indicated tat the total home sales in the United States fell by 2.2% while home sales in the South have gone up by 0.5%. The data, which was gathered in August for the month of July, included a number of states considered to be in the South region. These include:
• North Carolina