Jenelle Ferrer

Jenelle Ferrer
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Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Market Pulse Report: December 2011



Sales

*Orlando home sales (all home types combined) in November 2011 were up 0.72 percent over November 2010.

*Single-family home sales in the Orlando area increased by 7.67 percent in November when compared to November of last year. Condo sales decreased by 26.85 percent; duplex, town home, and villa sales increased by 7.94 percent.

*Of the 1,950 sales in November, 782 "normal” sales accounted for 40.10 percent of all sales, while 453 bank-owned and 715 short sales made up 59.90 percent.

*The number of "normal” sales in November increased by 21.62 percent over November 2010, while short-sales increased 39.38 percent and foreclosures dropped 41.92 percent.

*The 8,909 homes pending closing in November of this year is a barely noticeable decrease of 0.99 percent compared to the 8,998 pendings in November of last year.

Median Price

*The median price of all existing homes combined sold in November 2011, $115,000, is a 9.52 percent increase from the $105,000 median price recorded in November 2010.

*The median price for "normal” existing homes sold in November is $148,000, a decrease of 7.50 percent from the median price of "normal” existing homes in November 2010. The median price for bank-owned sales is $81,999 and the median price for short sales is $106,000.

Inventory

*There are currently 10,136 homes available for purchase through the MLS. The November 2011 overall inventory level is 33.28 percent lower than it was in November 2010, and 1.63 percent higher than in October 2011.

*Single-family home inventory is down 32.63 percent; condo inventory is down 32.28 percent.

*The current pace of sales translates into 5.20 months of inventory supply.

Other

*The Orlando affordability index decreased to 253.42 percent in November. First-time homebuyer affordability in November decreased to 180.21 percent.

*Homes of all types spent an average of 99 days on the market before coming under contract in November 2011, and the average home sold for 94.74 percent of its listing price.

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