Real Estate is local in nature, and what is happening in the world, or in other states, or even in other parts of Florida, doesn't necessarily indicate what the Market Conditions are in YOUR area. In fact, what is happening in the actual Community or Neighborhood of where a property is located is the most important factor!

Following, is a Real Estate chart that tracts the monthly history of "Closed Residential Sales" per  SWFL MATRIX MLS for the last 5 years. Did you know  January 2019 was the 2nd slowest month in 5 years (2nd only to September 2017 when Hurricane Irma struck)?

Historic Sales by Year 

Historic Home Sales Southwest Florida 2014 to Jan 2019