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Sarasota – Bradenton News

Sarasota Bradenton Housing: 1Q16 Best Quarter for New Home Starts Since 3Q06

Quarterly starts up 61.6% YoY and 21.5% higher QoQ; Annual starts up 36% YoY. Quarterly closings up 36% YoY and 15.2% higher QoQ; Annual closings up 22.7% YoY. Total single-family inventory increased by 2% YoY, however, finished vacant inventory decreased by 5.2%, indicating the market will need more supply for the next “snowbird season.” APRIL …

Sarasota/Bradenton Housing 4Q15: Starts Continue Strong Pace & Closings Had Best Quarter Since “Great Recession;” New Housing Inventory Remains a Concern

Annual starts up 22.2% YoY; Quarterly starts up 32.7% YoY, but down 7.4% QoQ. Annual closings up 13.1% YoY; Quarterly closings up only 0.5% from 4Q14. Inventories increased by 26.6% YoY, but supply of new housing inventory remains a concern as this market has seen its supply of finished vacant housing units dropping since 4Q06. …

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SARASOTA HOUSING 1Q15: Despite Rising Prices, Retiree Demand is Still Strong

1Q15 New Home Starts are up 1.6% from 1Q14 and the annual starts rate was up 2.5% YoY We continue to see a squeeze on housing starts in the lower price ranges, as starts under $250k are down 15.3% YoY Demographic shifts – most notably an increase over-65 population in the coming five years – …