A home for sale sign is shown in a Toronto west end neighbourhood May 8, 2020. (THE CANADIAN PRESS / Graeme Roy)

House prices continue to climb in Windsor and Essex County.

The Windsor and Essex County Association of Realtors reports the average sale price in the area was more than $430,810 in August.

The average price in the same month last year was $336,472 a difference of more than $90,000.

Also in August 728 properties sold, which was an increase of 17.1 per cent compared to August 2019.

However, the total listings for August were 936 — a dip of 1.27 per cent for the same period last year.

The most popular style of home in August was the Bungalow.