Home sales in metro Baton Rouge increased by 4.8 percent in February, thanks to strong performances in East Baton Rouge and Livingston parishes.
There were 636 home sales that closed in February in the nine-parish area, according to figures released Tuesday to The Advocate (http://bit.ly/1bPzovK) by the Greater Baton Rouge Association of Realtors' Multiple Listing Service. That compares with 607 closed sales in February 2014.
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