In September 2019, closed sales increased in the two counties with single-family homes showing the best year-over-year gains this year. According to monthly reports from Florida REALTORS®, inventory decreased across the two-county area this month while prices continue to increase. The combined number of properties sold in Sarasota and Manatee counties increased by 17.1 percent from September 2018 to September 2019. In Sarasota County, single-family home sales increased by 25.7 percent to 689 sales. Single-family sales in Manatee County increased by 15.2 percent to 538 sales. Single-family home sales report the highest year-over-year gains since November of 2016.
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