The third quarter numbers actually confirm what we have seen in the monthly data,” Tuccillo said. “The housing market has settled into a stable pattern of activity that is reminiscent of the market before the craziness of the last few years. Sales and prices are up for single- family homes, but at sustainable rates. Inventory is fluctuating in a range that suggests a balanced market. The condo market is reflective of the general decline in new investor purchases in Florida. While prices and sales are strong in most of the state (especially when distressed sales are taken out of the numbers), some metropolitan areas continue to struggle.