Home Sales, Prices Paid Jump In Boca Raton


BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The just released Elliman Report reveals that the real estate market in Boca Raton is showing very real signs of life.
According to the report, the average sales price for a townhouse in Boca jumped 20 percent from $203,488 in the first quarter of the year to $245,753 in the second quarter. The number of townhouses sold rose from 626 to 705, and the average days on market declined nearly 5-percent from 165 to 158.
The news is also good for single family homes. The average sales price during the first quarter of 2012 was $417,488, but the average sales price jumped nearly 25-percent in the second quarter to $518,485. The number of homes sold also rose from 487 in the first quarter to 595 in the second quarter. Homes sold faster as well — 171 days on average, down from 177.