August is a peak time to buy a home in the High Country, according to the High Country Association of Realtors latest monthly report.

279 homes worth $91.78 million were sold by Local Realtors, making this past month the second highest amount of homes sold in a month since at least 2005.

August of 2018 still holds the record in the past 14 years, with 295 homes sold.

The median price for sales this past month was $240,000, which is two percent higher than August of last year.

Realtors sold 13 homes last month for over $1 million, 5 of which were over $1.6 million.

A full report can be found at