Bradenton-Sarasota: Great news in the Bradenton Herald:

Bradenton-Sarasota was the 40th most searched real estate market in the country in June, according to data released Tuesday by

Real Estate Price Development

Median list prices for homes in Sarasota-Bradenton hit $249,900 in June. This is a 6.38 percent increase from one year ago according to the data. The national median list price in June was $195,000, a 2.68 percent increase compared to June 2011.

Active for sale inventory of homes in Sarasota-Bradenton in June leveled out at 6,894, a 22.35 percent decrease compared to June 2011. National inventory counts for June 2012 were 1,886,690, a 19.35 percent decrease as compared to a year ago. The median age of inventory in Sarasota-Bradenton in June was 102 days, a 2 percent increase compared to May 2012. Nationally, the median age of inventory was 84 days, a 1.20 percent increase compared to May.

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