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Fla.'s housing market continues positive track in Dec. 2012

Home sales up 15.8% year-to-year, prices up 14.1%; condo sales up 8.6%, prices up 26.3%. NAR: Dec. sales slip 1% compared to Nov

Improving housing market list expands to 242

NAHB: 67% of U.S. markets have improved for at least six months. Fla. has 15 cities on Jan. list, though two dropped off.

Fla.'s housing market continues upswing in November

Home sales up 24% year-to-year, prices up 11%; condo sales up 18%, prices up 23%. NAR: Sales up about 6%, prices up 10%.

Sobel Co. planning townhomes in Pompano Beach

A developer is taking advantage of an improved housing market with plans to build a second boutique townhome project in Pompano

South Florida home prices rise in November

South Florida home prices increased in November as the housing market continues to show signs of steady improvement.

Zillow: Underwater mortgages declining but problem persists

The problem of underwater mortgages is subsiding but remains “a major factor” in the housing market, Zillow.

Fast-rising home prices stir fears of another bubble

South Florida's once-moribund housing market has rallied, with bidding wars pitting investors against first-time buyers in a cha

Investors starting young as housing market heats up

At 28, Rob Lananna wants to make real estate investing a full-time gig.

Fla.'s housing market gained strength, momentum in 2012

Fla. single-family home sales up 8.5% in 2012, but up 21.2% in fourth quarter year-to-year. NAR: 10% fourth quarter price increa

Fla.'s housing market continues upswing in Jan. 2013

Existing home sales up 11.7% year-to-year, price up 12.4%; condo sales up 2%, price up 18%. NAR: Sales up 9.1% year-to-year, sin

Broward home prices rise 23 percent in February

Home prices and sales rose in February from a year ago as the hot streak for South Florida’s housing market continues.

Fla.'s housing market continues positive trends in Feb. 2013

Existing home sales up 10.3% year-to-year, price up 12.8%; condo sales up 7%, price up 21.1%. NAR: Sales up 10.2% year-to-year,

Housing market undergoes 'complete transformation'

Builders facing lot shortages amid increasing demand for new homes

To analyze the housing market in South Florida, sur

Florida consumers more optimistic than other Americans

UF survey: Florida's consumer confidence rose in MarchA lower state unemployment rate and stronger housing market boosted Florid

How first-time homebuyers can compete in overheated market

South Florida’s housing market is on a tear, and that’s reducing many first-time buyers to tears.

Florida's housing market on upswing in March

Existing home sales up 9% year-to-year, price up 15.2%; condo sales up 1.1%, price up 15.9%. NAR: Sales up 9.1% year-to-year, si

Orlando tops in profit from house flipping

Orlando led the nation last year as the most profitable housing market for property flippers, according to a report released Thu

Fla.'s housing market shows momentum in 1Q 2013

Existing home sales up 10.2% year-to-year, price up 13.4%; condo sales up 3.2%, price up 18.4%. NAR: Sales up 9.8% year-to-year,

NAR: Short sale approval, valuation issues continue to impact housing market

Short sales make up 9% of the market but can be frustrating. New Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac policies should improve the process

Fla.'s housing market shows strong gains in April 2013

Existing home sales up 17.4% year-to-year, price up 14.2%; condo sales up 13.6%, price up 16.4%. NAR: Sales up 9.7% year-to-year

S. Fla. home prices climb by more than 20 percent

South Florida's housing market is bordering on bedlam.

NAHB: Improving housing markets rises to 263 metros in June

NAHB/First American Improving Markets Index up to 263 metros; it's the fifth month in a row where more than 70% of U.S. metros s

Quick home sales the norm in a white hot housing market

Properties going under contract within two weeks – and even 24 hours

Prospective homebuyers used to go slow, con

Fannie Mae: Economic growth on the road to 'normal'

The housing market is pushing the economy forward, but steady economic growth is still a way off, according to the mortgage gian

Fla.'s housing market continues momentum in May 2013

Existing home sales up 18.7% year-to-year, price up 15.9%; condo sales up 11.5%, price up 13%. NAR: Single-family sales up 12.7%

Report: Condo development lagging in PB, Broward counties

Relative lack of foreign buyers keeping builders away, CondoVultures says

The housing market is brutal on homebuyers in

Real estate notebook: GL Homes development nearly sold out

Here's more evidence that the housing market is hot.

Fla.'s housing market trending up in June 2013

Single-family home sales rose 8.6% year-to-year while prices rose 15.1%. Condo-townhome sales fell slightly by 2.5%, but prices

In College Park, housing prices soar above the city's median

The story of Orlando’s housing market today is pretty straightforward: the inventory of available homes is thin, while pri

College Park housing market soars

COLLEGE PARK – The story of Orlando's housing market today is pretty straightforward: the inventory of available homes is

Struggling homeowners can find foreclosure alternatives

Even as the housing market improves, those who bought during the bust are still struggling.

Fla.'s housing market continues positive trends in 2Q 2013

2Q existing home sales up 14.7% year-to-year, price up 14.1%; condos up 7.9%, price up 16.7%. NAR: Sales up 12.3% year-to-year,

Real estate notebook: S. Fla. home sales, prices rise in 2nd quarter

Housing markets in South Florida and across the state enjoyed a robust second quarter.

New RealtyTrac index identifies recovering markets

RealtyTrac released its first-ever Housing Market Recovery Index (Housing MRI), which found Cape Coral-Fort Myers as a top rebou

Fla.'s housing market continues positive track in July 2013

Statewide single-family home sales rose 20.9% year-to-year while median price rose 18.7%. Condo-townhome sales increased 16.8%;

Underwater mortgages still a drag on housing market

Even with recent price increases, many owners still have lots of ground to make up


How the financial crisis affected Florida's housing market

Today FOX Business Network will host a daylong special titled “The Market Meltdown: Five Years Later.

Fla.'s housing market continued upswing in Aug. 2013

Closed sales (12.5%), median prices (18.6%) and pending sales (17.2%) rose for single-family homes. National sales highest in 6

First-time homebuyer class offered in West Palm Beach

First-time homebuyers can learn about the housing market during a course Saturday (Oct.

Report: Florida a housing market to watch in 2014

Home price spikes in Las Vegas, Phoenix and other parts out west got most of the pub this year, but Florida’s housing mark

Real estate notebook: Homebuyers crave more negotiating power

Sellers still have the advantage, but the gap is closing

Palm Beach County 's housing market still tilts toward seller

Fla.'s housing market continues upswing in 3Q 2013

Closed sales (17.3%), median price (18.6%) rose for single-family homes; condo sales up (11.3%), price (23.8%). National single-

S. Fla. housing market stays hot in third quarter

South Florida saw steady increases in home prices and sales during the third quarter, local Realtor boards said Wednesday.

Redfin: S. Fla. home sellers cut asking prices in October

More Palm Beach County home sellers are lowering their asking prices, another indication that the housing market has softened, a

Homebuyers looking for luxuries as market rebounds

Builders are busy again now that the housing market is rebounding.

October home prices up in Palm Beach, Broward counties

South Florida home prices increased in October, but the region's housing market is losing some of its sizzle, real estate agents

Fla.'s housing market continues on positive track in Oct.

Closed sales (6.5%), median price (16.6%) and pending sales (3.4%) rose for single-family homes. National total sales up 6% year

Top lenders forecast housing market gains

New ability-to-repay rules start in Jan. While tighter lending may hurt marginal buyers and cut down on some mortgage amounts, i

Higher home prices lift spirits of 'underwater' borrowers

Many are able to finally sell as housing market rebounds

Katie Jaffe bought a two-bedroom Tamarac villa in 2004.

Fla.'s housing market reflects changing conditions in Nov. 2013

Median price up (13.3%, single-family; 17.2%, condos), but drop in cash-only and short sales impacts closed sales. National over

South Florida home prices rise, but housing market softens

South Florida's housing market continued to cool down in December, with prices still rising, but at a slower pace than earlier i

Confidence in 55+ housing market at 7-year high

All parts of NAHB's 55+ single-family index grew significantly in 4Q 2013: Attitudes about present sales rose 26 points and sale

South Florida house sales, prices increase in 2013

South Florida’s housing market in 2013 was a tale of two halves.

Fla.'s housing market gained momentum, strength in 2013

Single-family sales up 11.8%, condo sales up 5.1% and single-family median price up 15.9% year-to-year. NAR: Solid price growth

Fla.'s housing market continues positive trends in Jan. 2014

Single-family sales up 10.2%, condo sales up 9.3% year-over-year; single-family median prices up 12.1%, condo prices up 17%. NAR

Fla.'s housing market shows rising prices in March

Single-family home median prices up 7.1% year-over-year, condo prices up 16.7%; single-family sales up 2.8%. NAR: Sales remain s