Here's a little overview of what's going on in Orlando:
- Orlando home sales in September 2011 were down 13.48 percent over September 2010.
- Of the 2,054 sales in September, 790 “normal” sales accounted for 38.46 percent of all sales, while 533 bank-owned and 731 short sales made up 61.54 percent.
- The number of “normal” sales in September increased by 18.44 percent over September 2010, while short-sales increased 25.82 percent and foreclosures dropped 52.66 percent.
- The 9,369 homes pending closing in September of this year is an increase of 7.53 percent compared to the 8,713 pendings in September of last year.
- The median price of all existing homes combined sold in September 2011, $115,000, is a 9.52 percent increase from the $105,000 median price recorded in September 2010.
- The median price for “normal” existing homes sold in September is $153,500, a decrease of 2.22 percent from the median price of “normal” existing homes in September 2010. The median price for bank-owned sales is $82,000 and the median price for short sales is $100,000.
- There are currently 9,931 homes available for purchase through the MLS. The September 2011 inventory level is 39.29 percent lower than it was in September 2010.
- Orlando’s condo inventory is 50.16 percent lower than it was in September 2010.
- The current pace of sales translates into 4.83 months of inventory supply.
- The Orlando affordability index increased to 250.11 percent in September. First-time homebuyer affordability in September increased to 177.87 percent.
- Homes of all types spent an average of 100 days on the market before coming under contract in September 2011, and the average home sold for 93.80 percent of its listing price.