Local Realtors see $13.1 million increase

Published 12:00 am Friday, February 11, 2011

By the numbers, 2010 proved to be a good year for real estate in Covington County.

Numbers published in the Covington Association of Realtors’ newsletter showed that sales were up $13.1 million over the previous year.

In 2010, Covington Realtors had 600 transactions totaling $64.3 million, compared to 532 transactions totaling $51.2 million in 2009.

Coldwell Banker 1st Choice Realty was the top office in sales with $13.3 million. Top-selling agents were Carla Hinote of Wildlife Woodlands Real Estate with $6.6 million in sales and Teresa Sasser, also of Wildlife Woodlands, with $3.4 million.