SWFL real estate records continue, but fewer can afford homes

Nearly every community in the country saw a rise in median sale prices over the last year. And 94% of metro areas had double-digit price gains.

Then there’s the best of the best: A dozen metros led the nation with more than a 30% jump, according to new National Association of Realtors second quarter data as compared to the same period in 2020.

Three of those are from the Sunshine State, and all of them can be found right here in Southwest Florida.

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