After rising for three months in a row, Lafayette and Acadiana home sales were down in August. In Lafayette parish, home sales went from 263 home sold in July to 194 in August and in Acadiana, 363 homes were sold in July compared to 264 in August.
There are currently 351 pending home sales in Lafayette Parish and 497 pending home sales in Acadiana.
If we take Lafayette Parish and compare this year’s home sales to 2008, we see that sales were up last year in August after being down in July. So far this year, between January 1st and August 31st, 1507 homes have sold in Lafayette Parish. In 2008, for the same period, 1672 home sold in Lafayette parish.