Orlando home sales were 2807 for the month of October. Generally, the month of October shows a drop in closed sales from September, but this year there was a slight increase. The available inventory also increased a little as well yielding an approximately 4.5 months supply. The Median and Average List and Sales Prices all decreased from the previous month, but are still higher than the year over year trend. According to ORRA (Orlando Regional Realtor Association), “Orlando’s overall median price has now recorded year-to-year gains for 40 consecutive months and has risen 38.53 percent since July 2011.” And the Average Days on the Market increased slightly to 72 days.
A couple of definitions are in order. The median sales price means that 50% of the homes sold for more and 50% of the homes sold for less during a certain period of time – in other words, it’s the midpoint of sale prices. So basically what this means, is that the median sales price is showing market activity in that it’s specifically indicating which price range is more active.
The average sales price, as opposed to the median sales price, is the total volume of sold properties divided by the number of properties sold.
There needs to be a disclaimer here. These stats are only telling us what it being purchased and happening at a certain period in time. It needs to be fully understood that not only is real estate local, but it is hyper-local. What this means is that the trends that we hear about are overall. Let’s put it this way, what’s happening in one neighborhood may not be realized in the neighborhood next door.
Additionally, these are only monthly statistics and to get a better scope of what is happening, you need to look at a longer period of time. More high-end homes might be sold in one month as opposed to another. By looking at a longer period, you will get a better overall picture. It is all relative and this has to be understood when utilizing these stats.
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