Market activity in the Windsor-Essex region increased 7.13 per cent in April compared to a year earlier. Sales increased 16.67 per cent year-over-year to 679 homes.

The data from the Windsor-Essex County Association of Realtors shows that the price of a home has also surged in the past year, up 14 per cent to an average of $227,520.

Central Windsor/Downtown, South Windsor and East Windsor saw the largest number of listings and sales.

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