Ocala Real Estate Home Sales Report October 2012

$10,000 to $100,000 229
$100,001 to $200,000 102
$200,001 to $300,000 28
$300,001 to $500,000 12
$500,000 plus 7
Total residential sales 378
Foreclosures 65
Short Sales 55
Active Listings 3998

Ocala area home sales were up from September which was an off month. Actually October sales were more in line with what has been the average so far this year. The total number of active listings went up just a few units but an increase in active listings has been a trend over the past several months. Foreclosures seem to be down from past months. Short sales always seem about the same. I saw a recent article in a real estate newsletter that said foreclosures aren’t a very good deal when compared to traditional sales now that prices are down so low. I think that’s especially true when you factor in the home’s condition.

Statistics used for this blog post are from the Ocala Marion County MLS and are deemed to be accurate at the time this blog was written but are not guaranteed. All information is time sensitive and subject to change without notice. Home sales are for Marion County only and do not include FSBO, homes sold by builders or by auction that were not  listed on the MLS, commercial properties or vacant land. Residential sales now include farm properties.

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Joe Dallorso
Fontana Realty
7668 SW 60th Avenue #200
Ocala FL 34476
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