Here’s a look at the Sarasota & Manatee Counties’ Real Estate Market for April 2019. According to statistics from the REALTOR® Association of Sarasota and Manatee, the number of new listings in both counties dropped when compared year-over-year. Read more about this month’s real estate market trends.
📈 A Look at Sarasota County Housing Stats
April began with a median sale price for single-family homes of $285,000 in Sarasota County. This amount shows a decrease of 0.7 percent from the $287,000 recorded this same time last year. The average sale price is $395,321, which shows a 4.2 percent decrease from the $412,593 last year.
There were 778 closed sales in March 2019, which shows an increase of 1.4 percent from the 767 closed sales in March 2018. We moved into April with 3,515 active listings in Sarasota County. This number shows an increase of 13.2 percent from this time last year.
📊 A Look at Manatee County Housing Stats
Manatee County started April with a median sale price for single-family homes of $312,000. This amount shows an increase of 9.5 percent from the $285,000 recorded this same time last year. The average sale price is $392,616, which is up 6.9 percent from the $367,258 recorded last year.
There were 629 closed sales in March 2019, which shows an increase of 8.4 percent from the 580 closed sales in March 2018. We moved into April with 2,292 active listings in Manatee County. This number shows a drop of 2 percent from this time last year.
🏠 Condo and Townhouse Details
In Sarasota County, the average sale price for condos and townhouses is $324,695. This number shows a drop of 19.9 percent from the $405,367 recorded this time last year.
The average sale price for condos and townhouses in Manatee County is $240,995. Compared to the $245,563 recorded in March 2018, we’re seeing a decrease of 1.9 percent.
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💲 What does this mean for home buyers?
New listings in Sarasota County dropped 3 percent with 1,033 new properties placed on the market in March 2019. There were 756 new listings to hit the market in Manatee County, which shows a decrease of 8.6 percent from this same time last year.
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💵 What does this mean for home sellers?
When it comes to the median percent of original list price received, sellers in Sarasota County are recording 95.4 percent, which is a decrease of 0.2 percent from last year at this time. Manatee County is recording 95.6 percent received, which is a slight decrease of 0.6 percent from March 2018.
Sarasota County‘s median time to sale is currently 94 days, with the median time to contract at 51 days. Manatee County is reporting a median time to sale of 106 days and a median time to contract of 58 days.
🏘️ Sarasota County Homes for Sale
See Additional Reports on the Sarasota County & Manatee County Real Estate Market
Here are the most recent home listings just added to the database in the average sale price range for Sarasota County. All homes are priced at $395,321 or less.
🏘️ Manatee County Homes for Sale
Here are the most recent home listings just added to the database in the average sale price range for Manatee County. All homes are priced at $392,616 or less.