In the first half of the year, California’s Irvine Ranch sold 1,088 homes, the most of any master-planned community (MPC) in the nation.
RCLCO reports that Texas, Florida, and California account for 68 percent of the 50 top-selling communities in the first six months of the year. Other popular MPCs include The Villages (983 sales this year) and Lakewood Ranch (622 sales) in Florida, Great Park Neighborhoods (466 sales) in California, and Paloma Creek (302 sales) in Texas.
Mid-year sales were up 81 percent compared to last year at Eastmark in Arizona, the largest increase among the top MPCs.
Home sales at the nation’s 50 top-selling MPCs were strong in the first half of 2017, with the top 20 showing an increase of 25% over sales by the top 20 in the first half of 2016. On average, communities experienced about 19% growth in sales.