Gainesville Florida Condominium Market Report for July 2016.
This Gainesville FL condominium market report is compiled from our local MLS and Florida Realtors Research Department. Our July 2016 stats shows a decrease in pending sales. The new listings coming on the market are down compared to last month. Pending sales are at 78, and slightly down from June. The July closed sales are 99 units.
This chart below shows the stats for May, June and July of 2016. New Active Listings, Pending Sales, and Closed Sales are displayed for comparison. This data is compiled from the Gainesville Multiple Listing Service & Florida Realtors® research and statistical reports. Each month we compile these posts, we plan to publish these monthly reports after the 23rd of each month. Bookmark this site for Gainesville real estate information!
This next table compares July 2016 to July 2015. Condominium sales compared to last year are IMPROVED!! There were 99 Closed sales in June, and 58 of those sales were cash transactions. Available inventory is DOWN 23% and this is an indicator that the available condos for sale less than last year. The Average sales price is up 9.5% from last year. PENDING transaction are down to 10% in June of 2015. Finding any lender on a Florida condo is tough, so be prepared when shopping for a lender on your condo purchase. Ask your Realtor if a unit you are considering is a true condo or a PUD (Planned Unit Development). Lenders and their underwriters are scrutinizing the condo association’s budget and ownership ratios to determine if they will offer financing.
The Gainesville condominium real estate market continues to be good for buyers. The biggest obstacle for condominium sales is a buyer’s ability to obtain a mortgage. Each condominium complex will be analyzed by the mortgage lender & underwriters for loan approval. Call me to find out which condo complexes will qualify for FHA Financing. Your lender will want to know if the condominium you are interested in is a “true condo” or a PUD (Planned Unit Development). Condominiums could be a good real estate investment for the Gainesville market.
Cash Buyers and Investors have excellent opportunities in the Gainesville market.