Fort Lauderdale Beach Real Estate

Jon C. Mumford, REALTOR-ASSOCIATE, CRS, ePRO, GRI, GREEN, RECS, SFR, SRES

Archive for February, 2008

January 2008 Sales Statistics

Posted by fortlauderdalebeachrealestate on February 18, 2008

New Listings

  • Single Family- 2,134(12% lower than ‘07, a year ago it was 9% lower)
  • Condo-Townhouse- 2,513(3% lower than ‘07, a year ago it was 3% lower)
  • Total all Property Types-7,04013% lower than ‘07, a year ago it was 5% higher)

Total Available Inventory

  • Single Family-12,132(10% higher than ‘07, a year ago it was 76% higher)
  • Condo/Townhouse-16,170(5% higher than ‘07, a year ago it was 85% higher)
  • Total-37,604(7% higher than ‘07, a year ago it was 82% higher)

Single Family Sold

  • 381 closed sales, 21% down from ‘07 a year ago it was down 17%
  • Median sales price, $305,900, down 14% from last year

Condo/Townhome Sold

  • 411 closed sales, 22% down from ‘07, a year ago is was down 29%
  • Median sales price, $163,700, down 18% from ‘07

Jon

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Patience, Patience, Patience

Posted by fortlauderdalebeachrealestate on February 7, 2008

jon-web.jpgOver the last several months, I’ve seen real estate offices shut down, scale back, or struggle to hang on.  Failure has never been an option for me or my office.  Practice, Passion, Persistence, Patience and Perspective: these are qualities that embody Century 21 Hansen and my business.  From practice, we have learned to develop good habits and strong skills that make us your best advocate in negotiations.  From passion, we find ourselves living and working with purpose, joy and a love for what we do.  Our persistence ensures that we are still in the race long after the going gets tough.  Perspective allows us to look at each challenge and see opportunity.  From our first meeting to the closing of your home, patience gives our buyers and sellers valuable peace of mind.

Please feel free to call me with any questions you may have in regard to buying or selling real estate in today’s market.  I have the power of  Century 21, “The Gold Standard” and my office Century 21 Hansen Realty in business for 30 years behind me-you can’t get much better than that in today’s market.

Jon

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