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Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Monday, December 18, 2017

Rent or own a home? 16 cities where it’s more affordable to pay rent: "The Miami-Fort Lauderdale metropolitan area had the nation’s largest negative rent gap: A median-income family in the area would save almost 11% of their income if they bought the median-priced home with 3.5% down instead of renting.  


Saturday, December 2, 2017

Some sellers need contract in 2017 to avoid big tax bill

Congress' tax reform proposals become law: Both the House and Senate bills require sellers to have lived in their residence for a longer period of time before qualifying for the capital gains tax exclusion on the sale of a primary home.

Monday, November 13, 2017

New: 2017 Profile of international RE activity in Fla.

  • Foreign purchases in the state increased to $24.2 billion, a $4.8 billion increase from 2016’s $19.4 billion

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Miami Sea Level Rise | Miami Election 2017 | Francis Suarez

The city of Miami voted to pass a $400 million bond that will be used to deal with climate change and fund affordable housing, among other projects.
Millennial homebuyers send chill through rental markets

Friday, November 3, 2017

Fla.’s housing market: Median prices up in Q 2017

The statewide median sales price for single-family existing homes in 3Q 2017 was $240,000, up 6.7 percent from the same time a year ago

Monday, October 30, 2017

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Monday, September 18, 2017

Residential Real Estate | Hurricane Irma | Building Codes

Homes built in compliance with the state’s toughened building codes sustained less storm damage.

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Merger could create huge single-family-home landlord

A decade ago, the housing crisis forced many owners to sell or loose their single family homes. Since then, institutional investors have come with billions of dollars to take advantage of that once in a lifetime opportunity, resulting in the lowest homeownership rates in decades.

Monday, July 17, 2017

Condo law changes went into effect July 1 Laws put limits on fees charged for estoppel letters, and make documentation more easily accessible.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

High-rise condo residents balk at fire prevention costs

For older high-rise buildings, a conflict between perceived risks and real costs.

Friday, June 30, 2017

Homes haven’t been this unaffordable in almost 9 years

Since bottoming out nationwide in Q1 2012, median home prices nationwide have increased 69 percent while average weekly wages have increased 9 percent during the same time period.

Monday, June 26, 2017

Citizens to offer free water removal, drying services

Citizens Property Insurance says the change will "enhance customer service following a non-weather water loss," and it will take "steps to address assignment of benefit abuse and litigation that drive up rates for many Citizens policyholders." 

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Friday, May 5, 2017

Trulia market report: Florida Home Value Recovery

Chart showing major Florida metro areas, and how housing values have fared since the Great Recession.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Fla. home sales up 9.3% year-to-year in March

Florida's housing market reported more closed sales, higher median prices and increased pending sales.

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Foreclosures drop below ‘normal’ pre-recession levels

The 102 local markets with first quarter foreclosure activity below pre-recession averages included Los Angeles (46 percent below); Dallas (73 percent below); Houston (52 percent below); Miami (44 percent below); and Atlanta (67 percent below).
Average 30-year mortgage rate falls to 2017 low: 4.08%

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Florida consumer sentiment in March hits pre-recession level | Press Release - Florida Trend
The risk of home prices going down? ‘Ultra-low’

The likelihood of home price declines across the United States over the next two years is unusually low – only 4 percent, according to the latest Arch MI Risk Index statistical model for Spring 2017.

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

NAR: This is the worst ‘housing drought’ ever

The number of homes for sale is at the lowest level on record, according to the National Association of Realtors® (NAR), which began tracking inventory 18 years ago.

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Fla.’s lack of industry compared to some other states and nearby oceans

Researchers at compiled a list of the cleanest and dirtiest cities in terms of pollution, and Naples ranked No.1 as the cleanest in the U.S. The state overall has less air pollution than most cities.
2017’s Property Taxes by State | WalletHub®

Florida near the median on real estate tax values
Some foreign buyers raise concerns about real estate in U.S. - Orlando Sentinel

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

The Rapid Rise In Home Prices Isn't Cause For Alarm, Says S

U.S.home prices continued to pick up steam in the last month of 2016, rising at a faster rate than seen in last two and a half years, fueled by low inventory and mortgage rates.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

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Using data from the 2016 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers we can break down household composition, and the relationship it has to home purchasing choices.

Monday, February 6, 2017

A homebuilding boom? Don’t hold your breath

As we try to convince all students to go to college, and we tighten the rules of immigration, here's what's going on in the home-building industry: They can't find enough skilled workers to meet the demand.

Monday, January 23, 2017

Higher inflation one more reason to buy a home now

Core inflation doesn't always correlate with higher home prices, as other factors come into play, but it's a measure to keep an eye for.

Friday, January 20, 2017

HOME SALES: Miami Association of Realtors survey of international home buyers 2016 - South Florida Business Journal

An annual survey of international home buyer activity in South Florida found that buyers from Venezuela, Argentina, Brazil and Colombia were the largest sources of deals in 2016.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Broward County Real Estate | Miami-Dade Real Estate

A look at Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties' offfice, industrial and retail markets