Single-family houses, condos and townhouse sales were up, while inventories decreased in October from a year ago.
According to statistics provided by the Punta Gorda Port Charlotte North Port Association of Realtors, the most dramatic changes appeared in single-family houses whose average price and number of sales went up, while inventory and the month’s supply decreased.
Luke Andreae, broker owner of RE/MAX Harbor Realty, said that he’s been seeing a new trend.
“For years and years and years buyers were mostly from the Midwest,” he said. “But for the last six months buyers are coming from New York, Massachusetts and New Jersey — it’s the most I’ve ever seen.”
Andreae said that “it could be the virus, or it could be something else” that was prompting so many buyers to come here from the Northeast.
He said he’s also been seeing buyers from Colorado….