Central Indiana home prices are continuing to rise.
Realtor F.C. Tucker reports average home sale prices came within striking distance of $169,000 in May. That‘s up 7 percent compared to May of last year.
Most of the nine counties that Tucker tracks have seen a steady rise in home prices this year compared to the first half of 2013.
Shelby County led the way with a 24.2 percent increase in average home sale prices. Boone followed with a 9.2 percent increase.
Madison and Morgan counties saw decreases.