Real Estate Facts and Stats
All statistics listed below pertain to sales in September 2013, and are provided by the Tallahassee Board of Realtors, Florida Realtor and the National Association of Realtors.
Leon County closed 175 single family home sales — 45 paid in cash. 125 traditional sales, 41 foreclosures and 9 short sales.
On average, Leon County’s closed single family home sales received 93.7 percent of their original list price.
The median sale price for single family homes in Leon County was $187,000 — a 5.9 percent increase over last September.
Single family home inventory (active listings) in Leon County dropped by 0.7 percent between September 2012 and 2013.
Florida closed 18,490 single family home sales — 7,722 paid in cash. 12,756 traditional sales, 3,310 foreclosures and 2,424 short sales.
On average, Florida’s closed single family home sales received 94.2 percent of their original list price.
The median sale price for single family homes in Florida was $170,000 — a 17.2 percent increase over last September.
Nationally, total housing inventory increased 1.6 percent to 1.93 million existing homes for sale.
National listed inventory was 16.8 percent lower than it had been a year before.
The national median existing-home price for all housing types was $199,200 in September, up 11.7 percent from September 2012.
The national median time on the market for all homes was 50 days.
The median price for a home in the South was $171,600 — 13.9 percent higher than it had been a year ago.