Wednesday, October 8, 2008

Apopka, Seminole & Orange Counties, FL – Market Sales Statistics for September ‘08

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The following are the market sales statistics for Apopka, Seminole and Orange Counties, Florida for September 2008. Apopka is made up of the zip codes of 32703 & 32712. For purposes of this analysis we are only splitting the data according to single-family homes vs, condominiums, townhomes and villas.

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.

The sales to list price ratio is just that, you’re dividing the average sales price by the average list price and coming up with a percentage that tells you how much of the list price the average homes sold for.

There needs to be a disclaimer here. These stats are only as good as telling us what it being purchased and happening at a certain period in time. Also, 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.

Single-Family Homes

68 homes sold during the month of September.

The average sales price is $174,271 with 98 days on the market.

The median sales price is $169,500.

The sales to list price ratio is 97%.

The most expensive home sold for $325,000 in Oakwater Estates and was on the market 168 days

The least expensive home sold for $12,000 after 217 days on the market.

The average sales price for the same period a year earlier was $232,031 with 99 days on the market and a sales to list price ratio of 94% on 28 sales an increase of 243%.

The month to month changes show a decrease in the average sales price of 7.1% and a decrease in the median sales price of 8.4%. Yet, there was an increase in sales volume of 24% with a 1% increase in the sales to list price ratio.

Condos, Townhomes & Villas

0 homes sold

For information on Apopka and Seminole and Orange County real estate and Apopka and Seminole and Orange County homes for sale in addition to Apopka and Seminole and Orange County relocation contact Marc Grossman, your Apopka and Seminole & Orange County Realtor @ 407-463-1034. Additional information is available for Seminole County real estate, Orange County real estate, West Volusia County and South Lake County.

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