Real Estate News
Monday, January 15, 2018
Register now: After Jan. 16, all registration for Florida Realtors Mid-Winter Business Meetings, Jan. 24-27 at the Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld, will be done onsite.
Monday, January 15, 2018
Most people have a hard time controlling body language, especially when stressed. Understanding nonverbal cues can help close your real estate deal.
Monday, January 15, 2018
Mortgage finance giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have new loan packages with competitive interest rates to help small investors buy single-family rentals.
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
A great closing gift – such as a set of custom-made bobblehead dolls of the buyers – can create warm feelings and generate more referrals down the road.
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Political disputes could lead to a temporary federal shutdown on Friday. If so, certain important real estate functions could slow down or possibly come to a halt.
Monday, January 15, 2018
Some people roll their eyes at Bitcoin, but it's buying more Fla. homes for a pragmatic reason: No government controls it, and buyers can transfer unlimited funds to the U.S. even when their home country caps the amount allowed to move overseas.
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
A N.J. company alleges that "Zestimates" are not only inaccurate, but that Zillow leverages that inaccuracy to favor preferred brokers – an antitrust violation – by allowing them to avoid showing Zestimates below listing prices.
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Real estate is vital to Fla.'s growth, and state leaders attending Florida Realtors 2018 Real Estate Trends on Jan. 25 want to know what 2018 will bring.
Monday, January 15, 2018
Reuters analysis: Tax changes that recently took effect will make owning a vacation home costlier and could even hurt resale values in the second-home market.
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Storage, at 63%, trumped other priority uses for the kitchen, like easy to work, play and live in (38%), entertaining (32%), and easy to clean (32%).
Monday, January 15, 2018
A website that helps buyers crowdfund downpayments says companies can create a program that matches employees' saved funds just as they do now for 401(k)s.
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Luxury homes sold at a slower pace in 2017, and the number of million-dollar listings grew by an average 3.9%, according to realtor.com.
Monday, January 15, 2018
Survey: Homes grew marginally larger in 2017, and renovating grew more important. In 2018, a great room remains popular – but it may be falling out of favor.