By Mary Shanklin
, Orlando Sentinel
3:07 p.m. EDT, July 22, 2014
Metro Orlando's housing market is not experiencing the big year-over-year price gains it saw in 2013, but increases in the four-county region continue to outpace the state's, a new report shows.
The metro area, which includes Orange, Seminole, Osceola and Lake counties, had a median price of $185,000 for single-family homes that sold in June, according to a report by Florida Realtors. Prices increased 8.2 percent from June 2013. Even though those increases were not as high as the 20 percent annual price escalation in the region last year, the appreciation outperformed recovery statewide.
Florida's median home price was the same as Orlando's last month, but that