Thinking Of Selling Your Home

Dated: February 9 2017

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Here are some statistics on the selling market in Florida..... The median time on the market is 8 weeks... Who needs to move by May? I can help you sell your home!


Home buying and Florida’s real estate professionals

  • 85 percent purchased through a real estate agent

  • 35 percent used an agent referred to them by a friend, neighbor or relative

  • 60 percent interviewed only one real estate agent during their home search

  • 88 percent of buyers would use their agent again or recommend their agent to others. Eighty-eight percent would use or recommend their agent again in Florida

Florida home sellers

  • Sellers typically lived in their home for 11 years before selling

  • 85 percent of home sellers worked with a real estate age

  • Homes were on the market a median of eight weeks

  • 32 percent of all sellers offered incentives to attract buyers

  • 58 percent of sellers were very satisfied with the selling process

Home sellers and Florida’s real estate professionals

  • 53 percent of sellers found their agent through a referral from a friend, neighbor or relative, or used an agent they had worked with before

  • 64 percent contacted only one agent

  • 93 percent listed their homes on the Multiple Listing Service (MLS)

  • The typical seller has recommended their agent one time since selling their home

  • 68 percent said they would definitely or probably (14 percent) recommend their agent for future services

© 2017 Florida Realtors ORLANDO, Fla. – Feb. 3, 2017 


Brandi Griffiss

Integrity Realty Leaders

Keller Williams Town and Country

850-544-6111

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Eileen Waller

Originally from Miami, Eileen relocated to Tallahassee 37 years ago. She met her husband of 34 years while attending Florida State University and soon after they fell in love with one another they al....

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