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THE  ZARGHAMI  REPORT

SARASOTA’S MOST CURRENT AND RELEVANT REAL ESTATE MARKET INFORMATION

Central Sarasota
Market information for properties between Tamiami Trail and I-75.

LAST UPDATED 10/7/21    NEXT UPDATE 1/6/22

With 1,341 sales in the third quarter, Central Sarasota is the largest segment of the Sarasota real estate market, accounting for nearly half of all transactions. The average and median prices rose more than 26% compared to the same quarter last year, while inventory levels dropped 64% to just 265 homes, which translates to a 0.5 month supply. Median days on market dropped 85% to just 5 days.

SELLERS
If you’re thinking of selling your home, now may be the best time. Zarghami’s real estate agents know about local houses for sale in Southgate, Oakwood, and other Sarasota neighborhoods. Multiple offers have become the norm as buyers are competing for the best properties. Our smart pricing and marketing strategies will help you take every advantage this sellers market has to offer. In 2020, Zarghami Group agents helped 97 families sell their homes quickly and for top dollar! Let us help you get the most for your home!

BUYERS
If you’re looking for houses for sale in Southgate, Oakwood, or other neighborhoods in Central Sarasota, knowing what you’re looking for and being prepared to move fast will give you an edge over other would-be buyers. Our team-oriented approach gives Zarghami Group agents the agility to move quickly when you find the home of your dreams and decades of experience to craft the most attractive offer. Last year, our team helped 96 families beat the competition to win their dream home! Let us help you find real estate in Oakwood, Southgate, and Central Sarasota!

SALES & INVENTORY BY PRICE POINT

TOTAL SALES

Combined

1,341

Single Family Homes

857

Condo/Townhome/Villa

484

Quarter to Quarter

Year to Year

AVERAGE SALE PRICE

Combined

$394,523

Single Family Homes

$465,808

Condo/Townhome/Villa

$268,303

Quarter to Quarter

Year to Year

MEDIAN SALE PRICE

Combined

$350,000

Single Family Homes

$400,000

Condo/Townhome/Villa

$248,250

Quarter to Quarter

Year to Year

INVENTORY

Combined

265

Single Family Homes

196

Condo/Townhome/Villa

69

Quarter to Quarter

Year to Year

METHODOLOGY

Source: Figures in this report are based on data from the My Florida Regional Multiple Listing Service (MLS).

Closed Sales figures for this quarter are based on reported transactions at the time the report was prepared, shortly after the end of the quarter. This figure may not reflect transactions which closed during the quarter but were not closed out in MLS in a timely manner.

Average Price is the total of all sales volume divided by the number of sales.

Average Price per Square Foot (PPSF) is calculated as the average of all prices per square foot of sold properties.

Median Price is the middle or mid-point price where half of all sales fall below and half fall above this number. The median figure is less skewed by high price point sales than the average figure.

 

Median Price per Square Foot (PPSF) is the middle or midpoint price per square foot of sold properties where half of all prices per square foot fall below and half fall above this number.

Days on Market (DOM) measures the time between when a property was listed and when it went under contract. This figure applies only to properties which were listed and sold through MLS.

Inventory is a count of all properties currently listed for sale in the MLS and is measured within one week after the end of the quarter. It does not include unsold yet unlisted units in new construction communities (shadow inventory).

Months of Supply levels are an estimate of how long it would take to sell all currently listed properties based on the average number of closed sales over the last 6 months. A six month supply of housing is widely considered to be supply-demand equilibrium, with lower inventory levels favoring sellers and higher inventory levels favoring buyers.

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