Volusia property appraiser bullish on Daytona area housing market
DAYTONA BEACH — “When is the housing market going to crash?” was one of the most searched queries on Google in May, Volusia County Property Appraiser Larry Bartlett learned when preparing his presentation to the Volusia County Association for Responsible Development.
“I figured this audience might be interested in what the (Volusia County) Property Appraiser has to say about that,” Bartlett said Thursday at the VCARD breakfast gathering of nearly 100 people. “The Property Appraiser doesn’t think things are going to crash, certainly not this year or anytime soon.”
Bartlett was one of the keynote speakers at VCARD’s annual Real Estate Values Forum at Halifax River Yacht Club in downtown Daytona Beach.
Why current boom is not a ‘bubble’
Displaying a chart showing the median sale price of existing single-family homes sold in Volusia County each year since 2000, Bartlett noted that it…