Vero Beach Mainland Real Estate Market Report September 2016

The Vero Beach real estate market activity for homes in mainland in September 2016 slowed down a bit as sales declined compared to last month and the same period last year. Sale prices were slightly higher as they increased by only 1.2% compared to the same period in 2015. The increase in sale prices indicates steady demand for homes in Vero Beach mainland.

Vero Beach Real Estate Market Highlights – September 2016


In September 2016, 160 homes were sold in Vero Beach mainland, 16% fewer than the same period in 2015 and fewer than in August . The decline in sales this month may signal a softening market as prices have increased the last 2 years.

Vero Beach Mainland Market Statistics - For Sale vs Sold - September 2016 DATA SOURCE: MLS data as of 10/2/2016. Data believed to be accurate but not guaranteed.

The chart above shows that the inventory of available homes for sale has slightly decreased but remains below levels seen the last 3 years. However, as prices continue to increase, may be pricing some price conscious buyers out of the market.

Vero Beach Real Estate Market Statistics – September 2016

Market Statistics - Vero Beach Mainland September 2016 DATA SOURCE: MLS data as of 10/2/2016. Data believed to be accurate but not guaranteed.

Notes: (1) The average of all 12 months of inventory, (2) The average of all 12 months of List Price to Sale Price Ratio & (3) The average DOM in 12 month period.

In September 2016, the absorption rate or months of remaining inventory was 4.0 indicating that a seller’s market continues for Vero Beach mainland homes.
The list to sale price ratio (95.4%) is slightly below average indicating that the market started to soften and sale prices may have reached their high point.

Vero Beach Real Estate Market Analysis – September 2016


The chart below shows that sale prices are still rising and slightly increased by 1.2% compared to the same period in 2015. Sellers market continues for all price ranges up all the way up to $300,000.

Market Statistics - Mainland Median of Sale Prices - September 2016 DATA SOURCE: MLS data as of 10/2/2016. Data believed to be accurate but not guaranteed.

The median of sale prices for the last 30 days was $160,000 with an average DOM of 109 days. The inventory of available homes for sale has slightly decreased but remains below levels seen the last 3 years.

The recent 30-day average 109 DOM is at par with the 12 month average of 109 days and indicates demand remains intact. The chart below presents the number of homes Sold vs. Expired (failed to sell) the last 12 months and DOM of homes sold.

Market Statistics - Mainland - Sold vs Expired and DOM - September 2016 DATA SOURCE: MLS data as of 10/2/2016. Data believed to be accurate but not guaranteed.

Homes up to $200,000 price range were sold the fastest with an average of 91 DOM. The last 12 months the DOM of homes priced above $400,000 is very high indicating weaker demand.

The the low inventory and buyers’ demand for Vero Beach homes on the mainland is still intact and may continue to drive prices up albeit at a slower pace.

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