The Wasatch Front’s appealing economy and quality of life are boosting the sales of million-dollar homes, according to new numbers from the Salt Lake Board of Realtors.

In the first eight months of 2019 there were 268 sales of million-dollar homes along the Wasatch Front (Salt Lake, Davis, Tooele, Utah and Weber counties), a 23 percent increase compared to 218 sales in the same January through August period last year. In comparison, sales of homes priced under $500,000 in the same period were flat (down 0.2 percent).

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