Melbourne, FL Makes the List of “Best Housing Markets” | Brevard County, FL Real Estate | Carolyn Smith, Realtor

Posted on: February 19, 2012

Melbourne, FL real estate market

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Carolyn Smith, Realtor – More great news for the Brevard County real estate market! The Melbourne, FL area has made the top 10 list of areas with the largest increase in median single family home prices for the last quarter of 2011. 

According to the National Association of Realtors, home prices in the Melbourne, FL area rose 8.3% from the last quarter of 2010 to the last quarter of 2011. This puts the Melbourne, FL real estate market in the number six position of best housing markets, out of the 149 markets tracked by the National Association of Realtors. Median single family home prices rose in only about 20 percent of the 149 markets, and the Melbourne, FL area was not only among this 20 percent, it was number six on the list!

Nationally, the median single family existing home price fell 4.2 percent for this same time period, which tells us that compared to the rest of the country, the Melbourne area real estate market is very healthy, with positive growth as we continue along in 2012. Three other Florida real estate markets that also showed growth were Cape Coral – Fort Myers, the Tampa area, and Ocala, FL. If you would like to see the numbers for all of the real estate markets in the U.S., you can view NAR’s data here: Median Sales Price of Existing Single Family Homes

Homes and condos in the Melbourne, FL area are currently very attractive to both Brevard County locals, as well as out-of-town investors, retirees, and vacationers. If you live in the Melbourne, FL area and are considering selling your home or condo, now might be the perfect time. Buyers are plenty! Call or email me for a complimentary market analysis of your home.

If you are thinking about investing in the Melbourne, FL real estate market, you would be wise to start your search before prices increase even more. I would be happy to show you properties in the Melbourne, FL area, just give me a call or shoot me an email and we can discuss your real estate needs.

Source of info: National Association of Realtors,, MSN Real Estate

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