BETHESDA, Md., Jan. 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Real estate consulting firm RCLCO released the results of their survey of the top-selling master-planned communities (MPCs) for 2021. Read the report online: https://www.rclco.com/publication/the-top-selling-master-planned-communities-of-2021/
Every year since 1994, RCLCO has conducted a national survey identifying the top-selling MPCs through a rigorous search of high-performing communities. The ranking is based on total new home sales as reported by each individual community, and establishes updated rankings from the previously released year-end report, The Top-Selling Master-Planned Communities of 2020.
This initiative exists not only as a way to commend the most successful communities, but also as: a tool for monitoring the overall health of the for-sale housing industry; a means of locating markets with residential momentum; a process for highlighting trends affecting communities; and a medium through which to learn development best practices.
Key changes include:
- The top-selling community in the country is Central Florida’s The Villages, with 4,004 sales, 65% ahead of last year’s pace.
- Home sales in the nation’s 50 top-selling master-planned communities (MPCs) grew by a modest 5% compared to 2020, with a 14% decrease in sales during the second half of the year compared to the first.
- A lack of new home inventory despite the consistent and growing demand for new homes was generally cited as the reason for this…