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Old 12-27-2015, 02:54 PM
 
Location: Florida
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The gains in home prices in a large portion of the area is worrisome in my opinion. Ocala appreciation rates are higher than the overwhelming majority of the state and continue to increase at an alarming (and unnatural) rate.
Question? Are there two markets? One for retirement communities and the other for non retirement? May each of these splits into new homes and resale.
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Old 12-28-2015, 05:59 AM
 
Location: Port Charlotte
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Warning about published price increases. These are 'average' increases, and the decline in low end housing and foreclosures are a big factor in the increase in 'average' prices. If seriously interested, have an agent give you a CMA based on non-distressed sales in a particular market and you will see the actual trend.

Now, when you buy new, odds are you will be upside down on sale price vs actual market price. Just a fact of new home sales, especially if buying in a development where the builder is still active. If you can find a relatively low age home in the same market, better deal market-wise.
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