2011 Okaloosa County, Florida~ Year End Sales Report

Okaloosa covers cities like Ft. Walton Beach, Crestview, Niceville, and Destin, FL.

In the month of December Total Single Family Home sales were up 16.83% over December 2011.  For the year, Home Sales were up by 20,56% for the year.  To top this news, NEW HOME SALES were up 41.48% for the year and this is great news for our local economy.  Home building and related services feed the employment numbers in the County.

In the condo/townhome category for the month of December sales were slightly down by 6.19% as compared with December of 2010.  However, for the year sales wer considerably up by years’ end by 35.55% over 2010.  Condos became more affordable and easier to finance in 2011.

Residential Lot Sales ( and they are not making any more of it) were up by 16.17% ending the year over sales in 2010.

In the category of distressed homes, we are seeing a decline of how many are available now.  For the entire year they were still up by 5.41%, but in the month of December we saw a huge slowdown of foreclosures entering the marketplace.  They were down by 48.18%.

If you are looking to buy, you still have time.  Steady inventory levels, good prices, and terrific properties.

I work as your Destin’s Buyer’s Representative ~ Kelly Klein, Lifeguard Real Estate, Inc. ~ 850-420-2480


About Kelly Klein

Buyers and Listing specialist. Whether it is a condo, a home, a townhome, a duplex, or a lot, I am here to help. You can find me at http://www.KellyKleinSoldMine.com Broker Associate / Sales Professional Berkshire Hathaway Home Services | Pen Fed Realty
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