Florida Real Estate Market in 2021: Forecasts + Trends

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October 1st, 2021
Updated October 1st, 2021


Florida real estate trends

Real estate trends in Florida | Sellers | Buyers | Investors | The best and worst of Florida | Florida resources

Florida real estate trends (October 2021)

How is the real estate market in Florida?
🏠 Average home value: $305,266
📈 2.60% home value increase month over month
💰 Median sale price: $331,000
⏳ 61 days on the market
🔑 Homes on the market: 57,297
📆 0.8 months of housing inventory
🏦 30-year mortgage rate: 2.94%
💵 Average income: 86420
State of the market: A-
Florida is a rarity: a very hot market with some pockets of affordability, which is attracting buyers from out-of-state. listing prices and home values are both rising, while inventory remains low, making this a great market for sellers.
*Data last updated October 2021

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Selling a home in Florida

Florida real estate market forecast for sellers
⏰ Homes are selling 13 days faster than the annual average
💰 Homes are selling for $31,886 more than the annual average
💸 Average listing commission: 2.69%
💸 Average buyer's commission: 2.69%

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Cost to sell a home in Florida

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Buying a home in Florida

How much home you can buy with $300,000 in...
🏠 Miami: 934 sq ft
🏡 Orlando: 1,502 sq ft
🏡 Tampa: 1,373 sq ft
🏠 Jacksonville: 1,527 sq ft

Investing in Florida real estate

Best of Florida

Each month, we compare cities in Florida based on different criteria. This month, we're looking at affordability and ranking the best cities in the state.

Most Affordable Cities in Florida
1. Palatka
2. Tallahassee
3. Gainesville
4. Sebring-Avon Park
5. Ocala

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Worst of Florida

Each month, we compare cities in Florida based on a different criteria. This month we're looking at affordability data. These are the cities that ranked the worst in the state.

Least Affordable Cities in Florida
1. Key West
2. The Villages
3. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
4. Naples-Marco Island
5. Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville

Florida resources

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Clever's analysis of state market trends is based on local data from Zillow, realtor.com, Redfin, S&P Global, the U.S. Census, and Clever surveys. Our team of over 20 real estate analysts from across the country research local markets and data to compile our "Best" and "Worst" rankings.

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