Winter Park Real Estate 2014 Sales Increase was Strongest Ever

The increase in Sales in Winter Park over the previous year was the strongest since 1997. It even beat the record years of 2003 to 2008. The Number of Sales was up 31% and the Dollar Volume of Sold Listings rose an incredible 43%. With $151 million in sales, this year was the best year for sales since 2008. The Average Sale price was up 8.9% The Residential sector (houses, duplexes & townhomes) continued to rise, with the Number of Properties Sold for the final quarter up 7% year over year, & 34% for the total year, while the Dollar Volume rose 22% for the quarter & 42 % for the year from $68 million last year to $96 million... Read More →

Winter Park Real Estate 2014 2nd Quarter Continues Strong Sales

The 2014 2nd quarter saw a significant increase in sales compared to the same period last year. The Number of Sales is up 36% and the Dollar Volume of Sold Listings is up a significant 49%. With $35 million in sales, this quarter surpassed the 1st quarter. Year to date Sales are up 30%, Dollar Volume is up 43% and the Average Price is up 10%. The Residential sector (houses, duplexes & townhomes) continues to amaze, with the Number of Properties Sold for the quarter up 52%, while the Dollar Volume rose 55% from $15 million last year to $23 million this year. For the year, Dollar volume is up 62% The Average Sale price for this sector was down... Read More →

Winter Park Real Estate 2014 1st Quarter Sales Up Sharply over 2013

The 2014 1st quarter saw a significant increase compared to the same period last year. The Number of Sales is up 24% and the Dollar Volume of Sold Listings is up a significant 36%. With $33.5 million in sales, this is the best start in a number of years.the Average Sale Price was also up 10%, largely due to a substantial increase in the volume of residential sales. The Residential sector (houses, duplexes & townhomes) saw a dramatic increase, with the Number of Properties Sold for the quarter up 79%, while the Dollar Volume rose 70% from $13 million to $22.7 million. The Average Sale price for this sector was down, however, about 5%. Condominium sales for the quarter were... Read More →

Winter Park Real Estate Sales Ends 2013 Even with 2012

The 2013 year ended with The Number of Sales up 2 1/2% compared to the year before and The Dollar Volume of Sold Listings down by the same percentage. Total sales were $106 million and the total number of properties sold was 359. This means that the Average Sale Price dropped 5%, however, this was largely due to more condominium & less residential sales, not a price drop for individual types of properties. The Residential sector (houses, duplexes & townhomes) saw a slight decrease, with The Number of Properties Sold for the year down 4.6%, while the Dollar Volume dropped 4.7% from $71 million to $67.6 million. The Average Sale price for this sector was virtually even (-.03%). Condominium sales... Read More →

Winter Park Real Estate Sales Compared to Other Resorts

In case you are wondering where Winter Park real estate sales compares to other ski resorts, here are the latest figures from other Rocky Mountain resorts with Winter Park Area added for the first six month’s sales for 2013. Aspen ~ down 12% in dollar amount of sales; up 10% in number of sales. Breckenridge ~ up 18% in dollar amount of sales; up 23% in number of sales. Jackson Hole ~ up 35% in dollar amount of sales; up 43% in number of sales. Steamboat ~ up 7.5% in dollar amount of sales; up 14.2% in number of sales. Vail ~ down 11% in dollar amount of sales; up 10% in number of sales. Telluride ~ down 5.2% in... Read More →

Winter Park Real Estate Finally Ahead of Last Year

Winter Park real estate sales were significantly up in August which propelled this year ahead of last year, although by a small margin. Of particular note, the volume of the Residential sector (Single Family Homes & Townhomes) increased dramatically in the Dollar Volume of Sales. The total Number of Sales for all property segments (Residential, Condominiums & Vacant Land) is up 15%, while the Dollar Volume of Sales is up 2%. Average Sale Prices are down 12% for the year but this is still a big improvement compared to 2 months ago. The biggest change was in the highest segment of the market, Residential. The Number of Sales here is down 2%, while the Dollar Volume is down 8% but... Read More →

Winter Park Real Estate Sales Good but Not Great through mid-2013

Winter Park real estate sales have shown a sizable growth in the number of sales but a decline in the dollars of sales through June of this year compared to 2012. This has resulted in a decline in the average sales price. The total Number of Sales for all property segments (Residential, Condominiums & Vacant Land) is up 14%, but the Dollar Volume of Sales is down 3%. Thus the Average Sale Price is down 16% or $56,000. This is primarily due to a decline in the highest segment of the market, Residential. The Number of Sales here is down 16%, while the Dollar Volume is down 22%. So not only has the Number of Sales slipped significantly but the... Read More →