Sarasota and Manatee Counties Seeing Growth in Housing Market
Sarasota and Manatee counties continue to see strong growth in the local housing market - a good sign for the local economy and anyone who owns or would like to invest in Sarasota real estate. The August 2017 report, compiled from data provided by My Florida Regional Multiple Listing Service, showed positive trends in almost all categories. Here is a breakdown of the report and what it means for the two-county area.
Higher Closed Sales
The number of closed sales of single-family homes in Sarasota and Manatee counties was 6.9 percent higher in August 2017 when compared to August 2016. Closed sales for condos were up too, though only slightly at 0.8 percent. For the month,…