The Floyd County Board of Realtors said this week that home sales were down in December compared to a year ago.

Reports said that 70 homes were sold last December. That number was 20.5 percent lower than 2017.

Numbers also stated that the average sales price was also down.  Homes in December sold for an average of $126,851 which was down 24.7% from the same time in 2017.

A decrease in active listings also dropped 3.1 percent to 348 homes.  The number of new listings was also down 10.3 percent.