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Columbus Real Estate Market Heats Up

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Houses and condos in Central Ohio are selling at a quick pace.

Houses and condos in Central Ohio sold at a brisk pace in May.

Columbus Realtors reports nearly 3 thousand units changed hands last month, that's nearly an 18 percent increase over April.

It's 8 percent more than were sold during the same period last year.

Columbus Realtors says the median sale price in May was nearly $170,000.

That's nearly a 10 percent increase over last year.

The realtor's group says the market is likely to be very active with home prices increasing during the next year.