The Lynchburg News & Advance quoted data from VAR’s quarterly Home Sales Report in its October 22 article, “Va. home sales soar; Lynchburg-Blacksburg-Roanoke leads pack“:

The report, released Tuesday, shows a 17.8-percent jump in that region’s home sales during July, August and September, compared to the same time period last year.

The Central Virginia region, anchored by Richmond, recorded the second highest increase, with a 15.8-percent jump.