Miami & Miami Beach Condo Trends – October 2008
Below, you will find the Miami-Dade County condo inventory and months of supply figures for October 2008. The first box to the left reveals the total number of condos that are currently available for sale on the MLS throughout Miami-Dade County. The second box discloses the total number of closed sales that occurred in the month of September 2008. The third and fourth boxes show the months and years of condo supply in Miami-Dade County. As you can see, the figures are also subdivided into various price ranges to reveal which part of the condo market has been most affected. The % change box will show you how the inventory levels have changed since my last update in May 2008.
The overall supply of condos listed in the MLS in Miami-Dade County has dropped from 25,461 to 24,788 since May 2008. On the flip side, the number of closed sales in the previous month has gone up from 474 to 527 creating a 12.51 percent drop in the years of inventory in Miami-Dade County since the last update. It’s once again surprising that inventory levels have dropped despite the thousands of new condos that have been completed and delivered in 2008.
The following statistics encompass only those condos located throughout Miami (not other areas of Dade County such as Miami Beach, Aventura, Sunny Isles Beach, etc.):
The supply of condos in the MLS in Miami has dropped from 10,281 to 9,903 since May 2008. The number of closed sales in the previous month has gone up from 161 to 192 creating a 19.21 percent drop in years of inventory in Miami since the last update. As you can see, a large portion of these closed sales occurred in the $0-$249,999 price range. The inventory levels of the $500,000+ categories, however, have increased.
The following statistics encompass only those condos located throughout Miami Beach:
The supply of condos in the MLS in Miami Beach has dropped from 4,109 to 3,949 since May 2008. However, the number of closed sales in the previous month has also dropped from 113 to 98 creating a 10.82 percent increase in years of condo inventory in Miami Beach since the last update. In fact, with the exception of the $500,000-$999,999 price range, the years of inventory has risen for each category.