Real Estate News
Wednesday, May 18, 2022
The Commercial Real Estate Market Conditions Index factors 25 variables on economic conditions, demographics and more. This year, Orlando topped the list.
Wednesday, May 18, 2022
Researchers found that the top lower-tax states didn’t have a “major tax,” which helped Fla. move high in rankings since it lacks a personal income tax.
Wednesday, May 18, 2022
Housing starts fell just 0.2% in April, but multifamily starts rose 15.3% to offset the single-family drop. NAHB cites “weaker confidence in the single-family market.”
Wednesday, May 18, 2022
Survey: Thanks to recent stock market gyrations, investors are moving to real estate. They consider it stable and less likely to lose value until things cool down.
Wednesday, May 18, 2022
Buyers feel pressure to lie on mortgage applications as homes become less affordable, and it’s become more prevalent in South Fla., Orlando and Tampa metros.
Wednesday, May 18, 2022
A median-priced home was 79% less affordable historically in 1Q 2022, says Attom. But even in Miami, homes are still 50% more affordable than they were in 2006.
Tuesday, May 17, 2022
Biden hopes to close the housing supply gap within five years. He announced immediate changes, but the extensive plan requires some congressional action.
Tuesday, May 17, 2022
Fraudsters troll obituaries seeking homeowners who died, then lie and forge documents to claim ownership, often to the surprise of the actual heirs.
Tuesday, May 17, 2022
Listings already include info on a listing’s risk for flooding but going forward, they’ll also have a warning about the potential risk from wildfire damage.
Tuesday, May 17, 2022
At 69, NAHB’s confidence index remained in positive territory, but it dropped 8 points due to rising interest rates, a lack of workers and supply-side issues.
Tuesday, May 17, 2022
Most of the money goes toward affordable housing, but it’s also used for other HUD housing programs, such as specific aid for some at-risk populations.
Monday, May 16, 2022
Florida Realtors’ can’t-miss event Aug. 24-25 offers success strategies, networking and more – like keynote speaker and icon Martha Stewart. Register now.
Monday, May 16, 2022
Real estate historically swings from a buyer’s market to a seller’s market, and early 2022 signs suggest it’s moving toward a balance between the two.
Monday, May 16, 2022
Policies under FedNat Insurance Company and sister companies Maison and Monarch National will cancel in June, according to terms of a consent order.