Year Over Year Home Sales In Tampa Still Rising

With all the troubles the housing market has faced and is facing, it is always nice to be able to show a positive report in real estate. The year over year home sales report shows that Tampa posted an 1% gain in home sales in April 2011 versus April 2010. This is very significant as last year the market was buoyed by the Homebuyer Tax Credit, yet this year without the stimulus, sales continue to grow.

Tampa Year Over Year Housing Report

In the graph above, each month is compared to its corresponding month from the prior year. If the months is graphed downward in red, then it shows a year over year decline in home sales. If the month is graphed upwards in green, then it shows a year over year rise in home sales in Tampa. Currently, we have seen gains for the previous five months. and gains in 27 of the last 31 months.

The Tampa housing market is showing very good signs of recovery, but as previous reports have shown, the buyers market continues with just under 8 months supply of homes available in the market. Stay tuned as we report the changes in the Tampa real estate market.

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