Iceland’s Property Sales Fell 17% in Week Through Feb. 23

Iceland’s property sales fell 17 percent last week, Registers Iceland said.

There were 80 homes and commercial properties sold in the week through Feb. 23, compared with 96 sales a week earlier, according to an e-mailed statement today from the Reykjavik- based registry. The value of the properties sold fell 2.4 percent to 2.2 billion kronur ($17.9 million), the office said.

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