Looking at our County's real estate picture year-to-date through the third quarter, some interesting sales statistics present: 1. TOTAL number of real estate transactions grew 8.5%, as reflected by 1/1/2017-9/30/2017 total real estate transactions of 1166 compared to the 1075 real estate transactions 1/1/2016-9/30/2016. 2. Number of sold properties priced over $900,000 sold within these same nine months in 2016-a whopping 37% increase of sales in this price range. These figures encompass sales in all categories-residential, farm/ranch, commercial, vacant land and are not reflected in the table below.