We published our inaugural report on the Palm Beach, Florida sales market for 4Q 2012.   This is part of an evolving market report series I’ve been writing for Douglas Elliman since 1994.

Key Points

– Luxury market prices outpaced the overall market.
– Overall price indicators show sharp year over year gains.
– Overall sales levels trending higher.
– Days on market expanded as demand worked off older inventory.
– Negotiability between buyers and seller fell sharply.

Here’s an excerpt from the report:

CONDO/TOWNHOUSE Median sales price
jumped 23.9% from the same quarter last
year to $588,750. Average sales price and
average price per square foot edged 5.8%
and 1.3% respectively over the same period.
Number of sales jumped 56.1% year-overyear
to 64 sales, but remained unchanged
from the prior quarter…

SINGLE FAMILY Although this market segment represents
a narrow submarket of Palm Beach, the
number of sales nearly doubled from prior
year levels, reaching 26. All price indicators
showed double-digit year-over-year gains;
median sales price increased 13% to
$2,775,000 over the period, while average
sales price and average price per square
foot showed larger gains, rising 32% and
26.1% respectively…

You can build your own custom data tables. We’ll be adding a chart library for this market area shortly.


The Elliman Report: 4Q 2012 Palm Beach [Miller Samuel] The Elliman Report: 4Q 2012 Palm Beach [Douglas Elliman] Aggregated Custom Market Data Tables [Miller Samuel]