How does Flagler Stack Up against Florida and National Real Estate Markets?

Believe it or not, the December median price of a single-family home in Flagler County was 16.1% less than the Florida median and 26.1% below the national price.

Palm Coast, FL – January 24, 2014 – The National and Florida Realtors® have published their December residential sales results. How does the Flagler/Palm Coast market stack up? You might be surprised to learn that Flagler County continues to be a lower cost place to buy a single-family home when compared to the overall Florida and national markets.

Flagler Home Sales v. Florida and U.S.
      Flagler County    All Florida      U.S.
Median Selling Price      $144,900    $172,630   $196,200
% Cash Sales        45.4%      42.7%    32.0%
Months Inventory         5.2        5.5      4.6

Florida Monthly Market Summary – December 2013 – Single Family Homes

Florida Residential Market Sales Activity – December 2013

Flagler County continues to be a great bargain for home buyers, not only in the country (considering the climate) but in Florida as well.

Note that Flagler MLS data shown in the Residential Market Sales Activity report does not match data exactly. That is because Flagler MLS data includes sales of homes in neighboring counties handled by Flagler MLS members. filters out non-Flagler County properties.

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  1. George Edward Chuddy
    George Edward Chuddy says:

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    Planned by ITT Community development corporation.

    Located on Florida’s Atlantic Coast, 43 miles south of St. Augustine, 24 miles north of Daytona beach.

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  2. George Edward Chuddy
    George Edward Chuddy says:

    Palm Coasts’ Density: 2.7 dwellings per gross acr

    Oops – Typo:
    The number of future homesites at Palm Coast is limited to an average of 1.7 dwellings per gross acre.

    should read:

    The number of future homesites at Palm Coast is limited to an average of 2.7 dwellings per gross acre.

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