Home sales in the Tulsa area dipped 8.53 percent in April compared to the same month a year ago, according to data released by the Greater Tulsa Association of Realtors.

A total of 1,222 closed listings were posted last month, which was more than 100 fewer than the 1,336 logged in April 2016.

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But average days on the market dropped by 7.61 percent in April, going from 47.45 a year ago to 43.83, and the average sale price of a home grew from $171,745 to $177,640, a jump of 3.43 percent.

The end-of-month inventory rose from 4.37 to 4.53, an increase of 3.78 percent.

The Greater Tulsa Association of Realtors publishes the information monthly based on the Northeast Oklahoma Real Estate Services multiple listing service data.

The statistics are based on residential properties in the Tulsa metropolitan statistical area, a standard government-based area that includes Creek, Okmulgee, Osage, Pawnee, Rogers, Tulsa and Wagoner counties.

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