Orlando Real Estate

Orlando Real Estate Statistics from Realtor.com September 2012

October 15th, 2012 1:10 PM by David W. Welch

Each month my friends at Realtor.com ask me to share their most recent statistics for the Orlando area with my readers. Below are the numbers for September 2012.

September 2012 real estate search results are in and Orlando, FL was the #10 most searched market in the country in September 2012, based on data released today by Realtor.com, the #1 homes for sale real estate web site. 

Median list prices for homes in Orlando, FL hit $166,551 in September 2012, a 4.42% increase from one year ago this month, and 0.94% increase from August 2012.  The national median list price in September 2012 was $191,500, a 0.78% increase compared to September 2011.

Active for sale inventory of homes in Orlando, FL in September 2012 leveled out at 9,277, a -18.84% decrease compared to September 2011. National inventory counts for September 2012 were 1,803,347, a -17.77% decrease as compared to a year ago.

The median age of inventory in Orlando, FL in September was 62 days, a 0.00% increase compared to August 2012.  Nationally, the median age of inventory was 95 days, a 4.40% increase compared to August. For details on all 146 MSAs monitored by Realtor.com in September 2012, click here:http://www.realtor.com/data-portal/Real-Estate-Statistics.aspxContact us if you’re interested in a custom report detailing real estate trend data by county or zip code.

Each month, Realtor.com surveys up to 250 Metro Service Areas (MSA) throughout the nation and monitors real estate trends including consumer search behavior, median list prices on for sale homes, active inventory counts and median age of inventory. The information is released to local markets to help consumers and real estate professionals as they work together to successfully navigate their local market.  According to Realtor.com, the top 10 most searched real estate markets, identified as MSAs, in the United States in September 2012 include:
Chicago, IL                                         1st
Detroit, MI                                          2nd
Philadelphia, PA                                    3rd
Los Angeles-Long Beach, CA                   4th
Atlanta, GA                                          5th
Dallas, TX                                            6th
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL       7th
Boston-Wrcstr-Lwrnce-Lowll-Brcktn, MA   8th
Phoenix-Mesa, AZ                                 9th
Orlando, FL                                         10th

In addition, the top most searched real estate markets in Florida in September 2012, and the national searched rank included: Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL                      #7
Orlando, FL                                         #10
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton, FL            #16
Fort Lauderdale, FL                               #18
Miami, FL                                            #22
Sarasota-Bradenton, FL                         #41
Jacksonville, FL                                    #43
Fort Myers-Cape Coral, FL                      #44
Melbourne-Titusville-Palm Bay, FL            #56
Fort Pierce-Port St. Lucie, FL                  #58
Daytona Beach, FL                                #71
Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL                     #72
Naples, FL                                           #77
Pensacola, FL                                      #116
Tallahassee, FL                                    #120
Ocala, FL                                            #126
Gainesville, FL                                      #130
Punta Gorda, FL                                   #145

Realtor.com, the #1 homes-for-sale site, displays more than four million for sale and for rent property listings fed directly to the site for free by more than 850 multiple listing services (MLS) across the nation.  More than 80 percent of all listings on Realtor.com are updated every 15 minutes with important information including price changes, sold data and property status changes, with the remaining properties updated every one to 24 hours.  All homes tracked in these monthly reports are single family homes, condominiums, co-ops and townhomes.For more information or commentary on local market trends, please contact:



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Posted by David W. Welch on October 15th, 2012 1:10 PM


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