Wednesday, June 28, 2006

Orlando Real Estate Market Remains Strong

Compared to the rest of Florida, Orlando real estate market remains strong with median price of homes at $267K which is a 22% increase from last year. Statewide sales slowed down by 24% while Orlando down by 21%. Orlando sales down 12.2%. Condo sales fell 31% statewide, but Metro Orlando condo sales are up 10%. Median price of Orlando condo is $163,300 compared statewide at $220,000. Nationally home sales have declined but new home sales rose 4.5%. Other areas that remain flat are Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers-Cape Coral, Sarasota-Bradenton, and Naples. Courtesy of Orlando Sentinel 6/28/06.