Gainesville Florida Condominium Market Report for April 2016.
This Gainesville FL condominium market report is compiled from our local MLS and Florida Realtors Research Department. The APRIL 2016 stats shows stable number of pending sales, which is proof of a strong Spring season. The new listings coming on the market are slightly down compared to last month.
This chart below shows the stats for February, March and April of 2016. New Active Listings, Pending Sales, and Closed Sales are displays 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 April 2016 to April 2015. Condominium sales compared to last year are STRONG!! There were 67 Closed sales in April, and 48 of those sales were cash sales. Inventory is DOWN 22% and this is an indicator that the available condos for sale less than last year. The Average sales price is up 3.3%. PENDING transaction are up to 106 in April. 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.