Who Is Buying Fort Myers Real Estate?

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Fort Myers home buyer

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) recently published statistics regarding about the buyers and sellers of real estate in Florida.  The report compares demographics of Florida buyers and homes vs. the national average utilizing 2011 NAR data.  Some of the findings are very interesting including:

Median age of Florida buyer: 55
Median age of buyers nationally: 45

Median income of Florida buyer:  $74,200
Median income of buyers nationally: $78,600

Percentage of Florida buyers with no children living in household: 74%
Percentage of national buyers with no children living in household: 59%

Percentage of first time home buyers in Florida: 25%
Percentage of first time home buyers nationally: 39%

Percentage of new homes purchased in Florida: 20%
Percentage of new homes purchased nationally: 16%

Median price of Florida homes purchased: $164,500
Median price of homes purchase nationally: $189,700

Median square footage of a sold Florida home: 1,800
Median square footage of a home sold nationally: 1,900

If you are interested in exploring home ownership options in the Fort Myers area, here is a resource to facilitate your search for a Fort Myers home.

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