Wednesday, August 16, 2006

Nationwide Home Sales

According to National Association of Realtor home sales are down 7% for secondo quarter compared to second quarter 2005. 28 states have declines sales with the leading states that experienced the real estate boom last year are Arizona (26.9%), Florida(26.7%), California (25.3%), Virigina (23.9%), and Nevada (23.5%).

States that have seen gains this year are Arkansas (17.9%), Texas (11.3%) , North Carolina (11%), and Vermont (9.1%). Cities that have seen gains are Baton Rouge, La (27.3%), Ocala, Fla (25.3%) and Virigina Beach (23.6%).

Courtesy of Orlando Sentinel 8/15/06.