Real estate statistics for January are showing mixed signals, reports the Pinellas Realtor Organization. While the volume of sales showed a big increase over last year, the median price on all residential properties dropped an equally large amount. January is traditionally one of the slowest months for closings due to the holiday effect in November and December, so it was unusual to see the numbers of sales climb substantially.
Peter Schorsch is the President of Extensive Enterprises and is the publisher of some of Florida’s most influential new media websites, including SaintPetersBlog.com, FloridaPolitics.com, ContextFlorida.com, and Sunburn, the morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics. SaintPetersBlog has for three years running been ranked by the Washington Post as the best state-based blog in Florida. In addition to his publishing efforts, Peter is a political consultant to several of the state’s largest governmental affairs and public relations firms. Peter lives in St. Petersburg with his wife, Michelle, and their daughter, Ella.