Southwest Florida Market Update

By
Real Estate Agent with Schooner Bay Realty

The Reatlor Association of Great Fort Myers and the Beach reports a positive five-month trend in existing single family home sales.  In May, the sale of existing homes increased by 61.9 percent compared to a year ago.  719 existing single family homes were sold in May 2008 vs. 444 existing single family homes in May, 2007. In addition, 1429 single family homes are pending, reflecting a 76.9 percent upswing from a year ago. While the median sales price was down 28 percent from a year ago, it rose slightly last month to $185,900 and is well above 2003 levels,when prices in the market began to inflate.

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Peg Gilliland
Charlottesville Solutions - Charlottesville, VA
Broker, GRI, CDPE

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Jun 26, 2008 01:52 PM