After falling in November, home sales in Nashville surged last month, helping top off a strong year for the region.

The Greater Nashville Association of Realtors announced today that there were 3,194 closings in December, up 12.5 percent compared to December 2014. In November, home sales were down 3.1 percent compared to a year ago, the first decline in Nashville since April 2014.

For the year, the Nashville area saw 36,873 closings, up 10.8 percent compared to 2014. It’s the most homes sold in the Nashville area since 2006.

“December proved to be a strong month for home sales in the Nashville area. This marks the strongest December home sales our area has experienced since closing 3,109 units in 2006,” GNAR President Denise Creswell said in a news release. “The number of pending sales is a good indicator for January. This is also the highest number of pending units, over 2,600, we have seen since 2006.”


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