Central Florida Real Estate Recap of August 2023

New Orlando Regional REALTOR® Association data shows market continues to cool as fall season approaches

State of Central Florida Real Esatate Market August 2023

August 2023 Recap

State of the Market

  • Inventory for August was recorded at 6,115, up 6.9% from July when inventory was recorded at 5,720.
  • New listings rose 6.1% from July to August, with 3,620 new homes on the market in August, compared to 3,413 in July.
  • The median home price for August was recorded at $375,000, down from $380,000 in July. This is the second month in a row that median home price has fallen.
  • Median home price in August 2023 was extremely close to August 2022, when it was recorded at $377,750.
  • Overall sales fell slightly – 2.1% – from July to August. There were 2,792 sales in August, down from 2,852 sales in July. Sales in August 2023 were also 16.0% lower than August 2022, when there were 3,324 sales.
  • Homes spent an average of 41 days on the market (DOM) in August, up from 39 days in July. This is 51.9% higher than August 2022 when homes spent an average of just 27 days on the market.
  • August’s interest rate was recorded at 6.6%, down from 6.8% in July. Interest rates in August 2022 were 5.3%.
  • In a July survey of ORRA members, 48% said they are seeing signs of the market cooling off.
  • “As we near the fall season, we typically see a slowdown in sales, and we are beginning to witness this in the Central Florida market,” said Lisa Hill, Orlando Regional REALTOR® Association President. “Fall can have its benefits for buyers. With our market cooling off, fall homebuyers will face less competition, find more inventory, and see median home price pull back a bit.”

Market Snapshot

  • Interest rates decreased from 6.8% in July to 6.6% in August. This is 24.5% higher than August 2022 when interest rates were 5.3%.
  • Pending sales fell 4.2%, with 3,808 in July and 3,647 in August.
  • 21 distressed homes (bank-owned properties and short sales) accounted for 0.8% of all home sales in August. That represents a 16.0% decrease from July, when 25 distressed homes sold. 

 Mortgage Rates

Central Florida Mortgage rates august 2023


  • Orlando area inventory increased 6.9% from July to August. Inventory in July was 5,720 and inventory in August was 6,115.
  • The supply of homes increased to 2.19 months in August, up 9.2% from 2.01 months in July. A balanced market is six months of supply. 
  • The number of new listings increased from July to August by 6.1% – from 3,413 homes to 3,620 homes.

Central Florida Real Estate Inventory August 2023

Year over Year Changes 

yearly changes to real estate market

 Courtesy of Orlando Regional Realtor Association

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