The table below compares sales of single-family existing homes from January-September for 2017 and 2018 for each of Florida’s 22 Metropolitan Statistical Area’s (MSA’s). The information is compiled from data provided by the Florida Association of Realtors. The Tallahassee MSA includes Leon, Jefferson, Wakulla, and Gadsden counties.
The information shows that for the first nine months of 2018, existing home sales in the Tallahassee MSA is 1.7% ahead of 2017 levels. This rate is now below the state average of 2.6% and is ranked 17th when compared to the other 22 MSA’s.
The Tallahassee MSA growth in single-family sales (2.2%) finished 2017 ranked 12th.
Ocala led the state through the first nine months of the year with 12.8% growth in sales, followed by Panama City, which reported an increase of 9.5%, and Cape Coral-Fort Myers with a 9.5% growth rate.