July 2012 Housing Market – Talking Points
Released August 15, 2012
*Orlando home sales (all home types combined) in July 2012 were up 2.66 percent when compared to July of 2011 and down 9.91 percent when compared to June 2012.
*Single-family home sales in the Orlando area increased by 6.52 percent in July when compared to July of last year. Villa sales increased by 10.58 percent; condo sales decreased by 17.41.
*Of the 2,355 sales in July, 1,132 normal sales accounted for 48.07 percent of all sales, while 559 bank-owned and 664 short sales respectively made up 23.74 percent and 28.20 percent.