2014

Blog Posts in 2014

  • Residential real estate prices rise in 2014 in South Florida

    Selling a home in South Florida this year has proved to be the most profitable it has been in recent years. This is because residential real estate prices have been increasing in this part of the state, thus enabling homeowners to finally escape burdensome mortgages. This may be good news for South Floridians who are interested in selling their homes in the near future. In the fall of 2014, more ...
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  • More cash being used to buy Florida residential real estate

    In Florida, cash is king when it comes to buying homes. Over a million fewer mortgage loans exist in the state's residential real estate market today compared with several years ago. This is due to foreclosures as well as short sales that occurred while the recession was taking place. The number of mortgage loans decreased from over four million in 2007's third quarter to a little more than three ...
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  • Residential real estate market remains strong in Central Florida

    The central part of the state of Florida continued to experience a real estate recovery this year, and the same positive results are expected for 2015. The residential real estate market is currently considered to be the perfect market for sellers. However, buyers in 2014 witnessed an increase in the total amount of inventory available. Home buyers had over 30 percent more homes from which to ...
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  • Residential real estate demand in Florida grows among snowbirds

    When winter weather is bad in the northern part of the United States, real estate brokers in Florida are cheering. This is because the snow and icy wind is driving more people south, which positively impacts the state's residential real estate market. In particular, cold weather typically motivates pre-retirees and wealthy buyers to visit the Sunshine State more frequently or to remain in the ...
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  • Residential real estate market in Florida to boom during winter

    In Florida, housing continues to be a gold mine for sellers and investors. Sales of existing homes in the Southwest Florida area continued to go up last month, with area residential real estate prices rebounding from the flat September prices. This signals yet another solid winter for the area's real estate market. Statistics show that real estate agents sold more than 2,100 houses and condos in ...
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  • Florida commercial real estate drawing international interest

    Property in the United States is increasingly being purchased by international buyers. The Florida commercial real estate market, in particular, is drawing interest abroad. The fact that the Sunshine State is a hot spot for buyers may give confidence to those who are interested in selling their Florida properties or buying property in a highly valued area. Besides Florida, other parts of the ...
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  • Commercial real estate market resurging in South Florida

    In Southwest Florida, recovery from the recent recession has never looked better. As part of this recovery, the state's commercial real estate market has been steadily resurging. This market experienced hard times a couple of years ago after residential construction essentially imploded in 2006. The commercial market's comeback is a reflection of the state's previous residential recovery. This ...
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  • Residential real estate in Florida being purchased by foreigners

    It's not just American "snowbirds" who are eyeing real estate in sunny Florida these days. Foreigners who aren't residents purchased nearly $8 billion in Florida residential real estate through June 2014. This means that purchases in the Sunshine State rose by nearly $1.5 billion during this period, research shows. The reason that so many foreigners have been purchasing real estate in Florida is ...
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  • Residential real estate demand may increase with population rise

    Florida continues to be a magnet, drawing people from all over the United States. This is a sign that the state is recovering well from a lengthy period of slow growth and economic sluggishness. It's also a sign that the state's residential real estate market will likely continue to grow and strengthen in the years ahead. The number of people born in Florida increased by a whopping 140,000 from ...
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  • Commercial real estate market looks positive in Florida

    Miami is one area of Florida that remains a hot spot when it comes to the real estate market. What's surprising is that the commercial real estate market continues to boom there despite the fact that Miami is at-risk for experiencing constant flooding later on in the 21st century. Companies, investors in real estate and residents alike continue to invest in South Florida long-term. Miami, in ...
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  • South Florida's residential real estate prices on the rise

    A real estate market where home prices are rising can be welcoming news to homeowners who are trying to sell their homes. It can also be encouraging for home buyers who would like to buy in a residential real estate area that appears to be on the upswing. Recent data shows that South Florida's home prices increased by 11 percent during the month of July when compared with July 2013. July's ...
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  • Florida commercial real estate may be in high demand in future

    A state's demographics can have a huge impact on the success of local business. These same demographics can affect the state's commercial real estate market. Right now, Florida's demographics appear to be stellar, so the state's future will likely be bright. It is projected that Florida this year will surpass the state of New York in terms of population. It is expected to have more than 19 million ...
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  • Commercial real estate market to grow in Florida

    According to economists, Florida is expected to experience economic growth over the next several years. In particular, about four or five years of economic growth will likely take place in the commercial real estate market, as rents are slated to rise and occupancy rates will probably be lower. This is just one piece of positive recent news for the state's real estate market. The main reason that ...
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  • Residential real estate prices skyrocket in Orlando area

    Several counties in Central Florida have been outperforming the whole state in terms of home prices, according to new data. The successful counties are particularly those along the corridor of Interstate 4. This may be welcome news to those who are interested in selling or buying residential real estate in this part of Florida. The four counties around Orlando saw home prices increase by more than ...
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  • Florida commercial real estate market growing in hospitality area

    In South Florida, one area of real estate that is booming is the hospitality sector. Hotel investment, management and development firms are springing up because investors are regaining confidence in this aspect of commercial real estate . It appears that the flourishing Florida tourism industry is contributing to this trend. Some of the areas that are growing in terms of tourism include Monroe, ...
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