How hot is the real estate market in Collier County? Home prices rose year over year

Sean Lahman

The median sales price for a single-family home in Collier County during November was $600,000. That's an increase of 17.7% compared with November 2020, according to a USA TODAY Network localized analysis generated with data from

The number of houses sold fell by 23.2% from a year earlier. A total of 514 houses were sold countywide during the month of November. During the same period a year earlier, 669 single-family homes were sold.

Real estate sales can take weeks or months to be recorded and collected. This is the latest data made available through to the USA TODAY Network.

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Condominiums and townhomes sold in November had a median sales price of $350,000. That figure represents a 27.3% increase year over year. In Collier County, 502 were sold, down 22.3% from a year earlier.

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The top 10% of the properties sold had prices of at least $1,427,125, up 11.9% from a year before.

In November, 191 properties sold for $1 million or more: 114 single-family homes, 60 condominiums or townhomes and 17 other properties.

The median home sale price — the midway point of all the houses or units sold over a period of time — is used in this report instead of the average home sale price because experts say the median offers a more accurate view of what's happening in a market. In finding the average price, all prices of homes sold are added and then divided by the number of homes sold. This measure can be skewed by one low or high price.

The USA TODAY Network is publishing localized versions of this story on its news sites across the country, generated with data from Localized versions are generated for communities where the data quality and transaction volume meets and USA TODAY Network standards. The story was written by Sean Lahman.