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By Steve Vaughan

Saturday, July 28, 2012 9:09 AM EDT

Originally Published: Saturday, July 28, 2012

After years of decline and stagnation, the local housing market picked up in the second quarter of the year.

According to figures offered by two pros and the Williamsburg Area Association of Realtors, sales rose in the greater Williamsburg market, prices were stable and inventory on the market continues to shrink. All three are keys to recovery.

“Increased sales for 9 out of 10 months over the same month the previous year,” reported Realtor Rolf Kramer of Liz Moore and Associates in his emailed newsletter.

Linda Kinsman, executive director of Realtor Association, said that factoring out April when there was an unexplained drop, sales have risen an average of more than 4% a month since September 2011.

According to her figures, which count three Zip codes making up Williamsburg and James City, 516 single-family houses sold in the first half of 2012. That’s a 14% jump over the the same point in 2011, and the highest half-year total since 2008. Read More

Holly Duke Miller is an Associate Real Estate Broker with Liz Moore and Associates in Williamsburg, Virginia.  She is also a certified Senior Real Estate Specialist or SRES®.  She specializes in homes for sale in Williamsburg, James City County, York County, New Kent County, and surrounding areas.  She offers full service real estate support to both buyers and sellers of Williamsburg area homes and land.  As a native to the area, Holly is very knowledgeable about the local market and takes pride in helping each and every client reach their goals.  Whether you are considering buying a home in the Williamsburg area or have a property to sell, she looks forward to working with you.  Please contact her anytime at 757-254-4354 or email her at hollymiller@lizmoore.com for all of your Williamsburg and surrounding area real estate needs.

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