According to the Des Moines Business record, Greater Des Moines house sales and prices moved up from March to April, while average days on the market moved down, the Des Moines Area Association of Realtors said. The median price of the 1,186 houses that sold last month was $181,000, compared with $177,000 for 1,081 sales in March. Houses that sold in April had been on the market an average of 63 days, down from 71 in March. Pending sales increased to 1,636 in April from 1,624 the previous month. In April 2016, 1,211 houses sold at a median price of $175,000 after being on the market for 96 days. There were 3,030 active listings last month, 2,959 in March and 2,962 in April 2016.