Monthly Market Report
The number of closed sales continued at approximately the same pace as last year through July, with the Naples, Bonita Springs, and Estero (NA-BN-ES) market showing less than a 2% increase, and Marco Island coming in with a 6% decrease for the period. Prices remain stable with the median price increasing a modest 3% in NA-BN-ES over the past 12 months, while Marco’s median price remained approximately the same as last year. Available inventory also continues at healthy levels with 6.3 months of supply in NA-BN-ES and 8 months on Marco Island.
NAPLES, BONITA SPRINGS AND ESTERO
The number of closed sales year-to-date remained stable when compared to the same period last year with 8,104 closings vs. 7,958 in 2017. Meanwhile, closed sales priced above $2 million increased 18.5% over the first seven months of 2018 to 385 sales compared to 325 during the prior year.
Available inventory on August 1, 2018 consisted of 6,304 residential units compared to 6,264 a year ago. This represents 6.3 months of supply based on the current sales pace. During the 12 months ending July 31, 2018 there were 17,539 new listings added to the market, a decrease of 14% from the prior 12 months.
Average and Median Sales Price
The average sales price increased 8.9% over the past 12 months to $568,633, while the median price climbed 3.2% to $330,604. Average sales price on a year-to-date basis for properties priced above $2 million remained static with prior year at $3,987,452. Over the past 12 months, the average price in this category is up 4% to $3,800,000.