You choose, we deliver
If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette. Go to www.journalgazette.net/newsletter and pick the subjects you care most about. We'll deliver your customized daily news report at 3 a.m. Fort Wayne time, right to your email.

Business

  • Billionaire’s house arrest sends stocks crashing
      MOSCOW – The arrest of a Russian billionaire has sent shares in his holding company into a tailspin.
  • 2 firms to expand, add jobs
    A pair of companies will look to improve their operations with an investment of nearly $3 million combined, according to tax abatement ­requests filed last week with the city.
  • CEOs' optimism falls for hiring, spending
    WASHINGTON – Optimism among CEOs at the largest U.S. companies fell in the July-September quarter after reaching a two-year high in the previous quarter.
Advertisement

Area existing-home sales up 10% again

For the second consecutive year, existing-home sales in the Fort Wayne area increased more than 10 percent, according to figures released Friday by the Upstate Alliance of Realtors.

The organization said 7,313 homes sold last year, up from 6,634 in 2012. Upstate tracks data from Allen, Adams, DeKalb, Huntington, Noble, Wells and Whitley counties.

Additionally, the average sales price increased a bit, to $126,782 in 2013 from $126,424 a year earlier.

For more on this story, see Saturday’s print edition of The Journal Gazette or visit www.journalgazette.net after 3 a.m. Saturday.

pwyche@jg.net

Advertisement