2016 – Another Big Year for Sarasota Real Estate! The year ended with strong sales in all 3 Counties, Manatee, Sarasota and Charlotte. Sarasota and Charlotte Counties were slightly off from 2015, a record year, and Manatee County was up slightly from 2015. Inventory levels were below 6 months of Inventory in all 3 Counties. Therefore, we continue to see Median prices increasing because of low Inventory in the range of +4 % to +7% per year depending upon the County. Now the three County news…….
In Sarasota County the Year to Date Median Price change is an increase of +7.3%. New Listings decreased -9.6% from November and Closed Sales increased +13% from November. Inventory Level increased +10.3% and is still at a low of 4.9 months of Inventory. Remember, a Balanced Real Estate Market or a Normal Market has an Inventory of 6 months. For Sarasota County, the Average Days on Market increased to 75 Days.
Manatee County experienced an increase of +4.2% Year to Date Median Price. New Listings decreased -16.8% from November and Closed Sales increased +21.1% from November. Inventory increased +7% from November and the Inventory Level in December for Manatee County is a low of 4.2 months. For Manatee County, the Average Days on Market increased to 71 Days.
Charlotte County saw an increase of +6.4% in the Year to Date Median Price. New Listings decreased -17.3% from November. Closed Sales increased +5.8% from November and the Inventory Level increased +13.4% from November. The Inventory Level in December was a low of 4.9 months of Inventory. For Charlotte County, the Average Days on Market was 68 Days.
Take a look below, at the Real Estate Activity by County in Manatee, Sarasota and Charlotte Counties to see specific changes to New Listings, Sold, Inventory Levels as well as the Year to Date Median Price Change.
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Published on 2017-01-30 17:13:37