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Number of homes sold in June highest so far in 2018

Builders work on a new home in the Beacon Hills area after wildfires last year destroyed most of the neighbourhood in Fort McMurray, Alta. Friday, April 21, 2017. The federal housing agency says rebuilding efforts in Fort McMurray, Alta., are going faster than expected, with reconstruction underway on one-third of the homes destroyed in last year's wildfires. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Todd Korol

The number of homes sold in June saw a major increase compared with the same time last year.

Fort McMurray REALTORS® said in their latest report that this is optimistic for both sellers and buyers.

Last month, 70 homes were sold for an average asking price of $573,866. Fort McMurray REALTORS® said that this is the highest number of homes sold so far in 2018 and nearly the highest since 2015.

In 2017, 48 homes were sold throughout the month of June for an average price of $588,810.