Real Estate News
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Realtors one day may be able to buy NAR-sponsored health insurance policies following U.S. Labor Dept. approval, though a few hurdles still remain
Friday, June 22, 2018
In a major shift, the court ruled that states can collect sales taxes on all online goods, which will affect commercial retailers and many small businesses.
Thursday, June 21, 2018
It's not just higher demand for far-out homes. New family auto-sharing options and Uber-like services could turn many garages into additional rooms.
Thursday, June 21, 2018
The drop brings some relief to homebuyers. The average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage hit a 2018 on May 24 of 4.66%, but it averaged 3.90% one year ago.
Thursday, June 21, 2018
How can new Realtors hit the ground running? On Thur., Aug. 9, Cynthia DeLuca will tell them – it's a free session for Florida Realtors Convention and Trade Expo attendees. http://convention.floridarealtors.org/
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Call for Action: National flood insurance will lapse again on July 31 – and since Fla. has 35% of all policies, Florida Realtors asks all members to contact lawmakers NOW.
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
How can new Realtors hit the ground running? On Thur., Aug. 9, Cynthia DeLuca will tell them – it's a free session for Florida Realtors Convention and Trade Expo attendees.
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Dottie Herman, CEO of Douglas Elliman, says strong relationships helped foster her career. Never let obstacles stop you, and be real, authentic and passionate.
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Good news: The buyer got money back because the Feds quickly froze the scammers' account. Bad news: Billions have been lost to this "business email compromise" scam that even hijacked the victim's phone and internet access. Watch the CBS newscast.
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
According to Weiss Ratings, not all Fla. property insurers are equally prepared to handle post-hurricane claims based on the safety of their investments, cash reserves, profitability, liquidity/cash flow and years in operation.
Friday, June 22, 2018
Through a partnership with Interact CE, Florida Realtors now offers an enjoyable online CE certification program that includes role play "games," the ability to work anywhere on any device, and instant certification upon completion.
Thursday, June 21, 2018
The team ad regulation, 61J2-10.026 Team or Group Advertising, is posted on Florida Realtors' website. The rule impacts office procedures and team advertising. In some cases, changes could take time to complete; however,
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Existing single-family home sales up 0.8% from year ago, median price up 6.7%; condo sales up 4.1%, median price up 6%. Also: More new listings from owners ready to sell, though for-sale inventory remains constrained.
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Commerce Dept.: It's the strongest pace since July 2017, though the increase occurred primarily due to a 62% jump in the Midwest.
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Bogus ads steal for-sale listings and turn them into bargain rentals, giving false hope to desperate renters. Craigslist will remove them, but it takes time.