Sarasota, Manatee & Charlotte Counties: July – Year Over Year Sales Comparison

Sarasota County:
Consistent with the national decline in sales that followed the expiration of the home buyer tax credit, sales in Sarasota County declined by 22.9% versus last July—when the tax credit was in full effect. Pendings remained flat, year over year, which is an encouraging sign. They kept pace with last July, when the tax credit was in effect.

Manatee County:

Year over year sales were flat, an indication that July sales without the tax credit kept pace with last year’s sales when the credit was in full effect. Year over year pendings not only kept pace with last year, but finished the month up by 5.1%.

Charlotte County:

Sales down by 8.2% in the first month since the tax credit expired. Pendings kept pace with last year, when the tax credit was in effect.

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