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Climbing interest rates continue to have an impact on closed sales and new contracts. Closed sales dropped 27.8% with 2,716 homes of all types closing compared to 3,760 a year ago. New contracts declined over 50% from 3,583 to 1,788 compared to October 2021. Slowing sales have pushed the inventor...
11/29/2022
If you are waiting on #OrlandoRealEstate prices to collapse, keep waiting. This is not the 2008 recession. A lot of buyers in 2004-2006 were speculating on the rapid rise in real estate prices to flip properties. The increases were further fueled by crazy financing such as 105% financing with no ...
10/25/2022
Once again inventory rose significantly compared to a year ago, but the 6,884 homes available for sale was up only 1.8% from August. Close sales were down 28.3% compared to a year ago with just 2,717 compared to 3,789 in September of 2021. New listings and new contracts were also down compared to...
10/19/2022
Sales are down compared to a year ago, but the median sales price is still way up from 2021. Inventory has climbed dramatically since this year's low in February. Sales have declined 17% to 3,324 compared to 3,999 a year earlier. Prices are up 18% over the same time period, rising from $320,000 t...
09/15/2022
The Orlando real estate market is shifting. Higher interest rates are having a significant impact on purchasing power. Buyers that were qualified to purchase a $500,000 home, may only qualify for $400,000 now. This drop in purchasing power has fueled a sharp decrease in sales, leading to a dramat...
08/22/2022
The 11 year trend of falling inventory is definitely reversing. New listings shot up nearly 12% pushing our inventory of homes available for sale up over 36% compared to a year ago. Our upward sales trend has not quite reversed course, but may be heading that way. In April we saw sales slip sligh...
06/15/2022
Two notable changes may indicate a couple of new trends in the #OrlandoRealEstate market.First, inventory actually ticked up compared to a year ago. Last month we had 2,670 homes of all types available for sale compared to 2,655 a year earlier. Since 2011, this is only the third time we have seen...
05/17/2022
Let me start by saying, 'I am not a home inspector, and none of this is intended to replace a home inspection.' There, that is my disclaimer for this post. If you are selling or purchasing a home in the Orlando real estate market, I recommend you know a little about four point inspections.First, ...
11/04/2021
Inventory remains low with 39% fewer homes of all types available for sale compared with a year ago. We did see a very small, 1% increase in inventory from August to September however. Even with the lower inventory, total sales continued to climb by 9% compared to September of 2020. Based on the ...
10/18/2021
Up 13%, up 16% and down 39%. If you read my blog regularly, you already know what these are, because we have been in this trend for quite some time. The first number represents the increase in home sales last month compared to a year ago. Sales were up 13% with 3,999 closed transactions compare w...
09/20/2021
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