Kijner & Sons International Realty is pleased to announce that "[m]embers of the Sarasota Association of Realtors® sold 719 properties in October 2012, a robust 24 percent increase over last October's figure of 577 total sales. The sales total was also 10.9 percent higher than in September, when 648 properties changed hands".

A total of 516 single family homes and 193 condos with respective median sales prices of $176,000 and $160,000 sold last month.

Pending sales rose to 954 and available inventory of homes on the market increased to 3,517 compared to last month's 3,460. 

According to SAR President, Laura Benson "(...) the Sarasota real estate market is in full recovery mode, and our members are remaining very busy helping clients buy and sell property (...) This is probably the optimum time to list your home, if you've considered selling during the recent time period. The season is almost upon us, and our winter residents and visitors will begin to arrive soon."

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

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