Kijner & Sons International Realty is pleased to announce that "[t]he Sarasota real estate market remained active and strong in July 2012, with 699 closed sales reported by members of the Sarasota Association of Realtors®". 

A total of 523 single family homes and 176 condominiums sold with respective median sales prices of $178,000 and $176,000. Pending sales rosed to 919 and available inventory of homes on the market dropped to 3,644.

According to SAR President, Laura Benson, "[t]he Sarasota real estate market remains a bright spot in Florida and the nation (...). We couldn't have asked for a better second quarter, and of course the amazing numbers were not expected to continue indefinitely. But the fact we haven't seen any big drop off in sales, and we are significantly ahead of last year's pace, is great news for our members."

To read the full July 2012 SAR Report and get all the statistics, please click here

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