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S. Fla. among 20 best markets for buying foreclosures

Despite recent concerns about a shortage of homes for sale, South Florida still ranks among the top 20 markets nationwide in whi

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.

Housing starts increase as buyer sentiment improves

New homes are rising again across South Florida.

S. Fla. home prices rise amid strong demand, lack of inventory

South Florida home prices increased in January, pushed higher by investors and other buyers trying to outbid each other for a sh

South Florida home prices rise 10.6 percent in December

Home prices increased across South Florida in December for a 12th consecutive month, according to a national report released Tue

Miami seminar to aid struggling homeowners

Struggling homeowners in South Florida can discuss available options with lenders and housing counselors during a two-day worksh

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

South Florida apartment rents expected to keep growing

South Florida apartment dwellers will have to open their wallets wide over the next five years, according to a report released t

Homebuyers frustrated by limited inventory as selling season looms

A shortage of available homes could make the traditional spring selling season a dud for many South Florida buyers.

Facility Closures & Downsizings: Boeing Consolidating Flight Training to South Florida

Boeing plans to consolidate its flight training capabilities in North America – including 787 flight and maintenance training –

Miami Realtor group starts real estate school

The Miami Association of Realtors says it has launched the South Florida Real Estate School, offering courses in English and Spa

Buying beats renting in South Florida, Trulia study finds

Despite rising home prices recently, buying still is a better deal than renting, according to a report from real estate website

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.

Housing market undergoes ‘complete transformation’

Builders facing lot shortages amid increasing demand for new homes

To analyze the housing market in South Florida, sur

Case-Shiller index: Home prices continue to strengthen

An index measuring South Florida home prices rose 10.

South Florida home sellers driving hard bargains

It wasn’t so long ago that homebuyers had all the power.

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.

South Florida home prices increase in March

Strong demand and a lack of homes for sale continue to drive prices higher across South Florida.

Region’s housing rebound catching some sellers off guard

South Florida’s housing recovery is sneaking up on some sellers.

Zillow: S. Fla. home values jump 12 percent in first quarter

South Florida home values rose 12 percent in the first quarter of 2013, but prices likely won’t keep appreciating at that

Index shows South Florida home prices jump nearly 11% in year

South Florida home prices continued to gallop ahead, showing a nearly 11 percent jump in February from the year before, the 14th

Report: Housing costs a big burden for South Florida working families

Two new housing reports out Thursday:

South Florida housing starts increase in first quarter

South Florida home construction gained momentum in the first quarter as builders raced to keep up with increasing demand.

S. Fla. falls to third in national foreclosure rankings

South Florida has relinquished its ranking as the nation’s top spot for foreclosures.

Flippers playing role in South Florida’s housing recovery

Home flippers got a bad name during the housing boom.

Redfin brokerage opening in South Florida

Redfin , a national real estate brokerage, is announcing plans Thursday to enter the South Florida market.

Buying a home better than renting after two years, Zillow says

Buying a home in South Florida makes more sense than renting after only two years, according to Zillow.

CoStar’s People of Note (May 12 – 18)

This week’s People of Note includes the following markets: Detroit, Charlotte, Phoenix, New York, Charleston, South Florida, and

S. Florida’s housing woes make us one of the most distressed metro areas

Housing continues to drag down the local economy, pushing South Florida to becoming the fourth-most financially distressed metro

Floridians could net $19 million in Wells Fargo settlement

A group of South Florida attorneys has negotiated a projected settlement of more than $19 million to resolve a class-action case

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

South Florida’s housing market is bordering on bedlam.

CoStar’s People of Note (May 19 – 25)

This week’s People of Note includes the following markets: South Florida, Chicago, Tampa, Los Angeles, and Cleveland.

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Foreclosure-related home sales drop in first quarter

Sales of South Florida homes in some stage of foreclosure declined in the first quarter as buyers struggled to find properties i

CoStar’s People of Note (June 2 – 8)

This week’s People of Note includes the following markets: South Florida, South Bay, New York City, Atlanta, Philadelphia, Texas

RealtyTrac: Florida leads nation in foreclosures

Florida and South Florida returned to the top of the nation’s foreclosure rankings in May, but that probably isn’t a

Homebuyers race to line up mortgage financing

Leisurely looking for a mortgage is a luxury South Florida homebuyers can’t afford anymore.

Another big jump in South Florida home prices

South Florida home prices soared in May, again posting strong gains amid steady demand from cash buyers and slim pickings of pro

Case-Shiller index: S. Fla. home prices increase again

Home prices continue to rise in South Florida and across the country, a new report shows.

CoStar’s People of Note (July 14 – 20)

This week’s People of Note includes the following markets: Chicago, South Florida, Indianapolis, San Diego, Seattle, Phoenix, N

Expired listings: Another frustration for South Florida homebuyers

The five-bedroom house on Northwest 63rd Way in Parkland was listed for sale last week on Zillow.

Case-Shiller index: S. Fla. home prices rise again

An index measuring South Florida home prices rose in May for a 17th consecutive month.

Multiple offers put South Florida home sellers in control

The spiffy five-bedroom house on a quiet cul-de-sac in Miramar hit the market for $379,900 on a Monday.

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.

Broward County home prices rise 28 percent in July

South Florida home prices rose in July as buyers continue to battle frustration in a decidedly seller’s market.

Real estate notebook: Luxury home sales soar in summer

South Florida’s high-end homebuyers didn’t take the summer off.

Case-Shiller: S. Fla. home prices increase 14.8 percent in June

South Florida home prices rose in June for the 18th consecutive month, according to a national index released Tuesday.

Underwater mortgages decline across South Florida

Higher home prices are slowly reducing the number of underwater mortgages across Broward and Palm Beach counties.

69% of home sales are cash in S. Florida

In South Florida, 69 percent of all home sales last month were cash deals — and that’s way above the national average.

Two S. Fla. companies sign up to take over Citizens policies

Two South Florida companies have won approval from state regulators to take up to 56,000 policies from Citizens Property Insuran

CoStar’s People of Note (Sept. 1 – 7)

This week’s People of Note includes the following markets: South Florida, Dallas, Northern New Jersey, Indianapolis, San Franci

Broward County home prices rise 26 percent in August

South Florida home prices and sales increased in August as the market continues to improve following the six-year downturn.

Real estate notebook: Newsmax Media signs Boca Raton lease

Newsmax Media is expanding its South Florida operations by signing a lease for more than 50,000 square feet in the 750@Park buil

South Florida condo prices rise in August

Developers building more units to satisfy demand

A lack of inventory continues to drive South Florida condominium pric

Case-Shiller: South Florida home prices rise in July

South Florida home prices increased in July for a 19th consecutive month, according to a national index released Tuesday.

Despite recovery, distressed home sales continue

Distressed home sales increased sharply across South Florida in August, a result of more foreclosures working their way through

Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale streets among priciest office rents

Three South Florida streets rank among the 20 most expensive spots nationwide for office rents, a recent study shows.

RealtyTrac: S. Fla. foreclosures fall in September

Residential foreclosures declined in South Florida in September, but inched up in the third-quarter, according to RealtyTrac Inc

Agents put off by reduced commissions

Some won’t show properties with lower payouts

Even though South Florida homesellers still carry most of the negotiatin

Small firms discover buying beats renting

Office rental rates to increase due to lack of construction, brokers say

Some small businesses in South Florida are fin

Home flipping falls as South Florida prices rise

Higher prices led to fewer flipped homes across South Florida in the third quarter, a new report shows.

Buyers finding fewer affordable homes in South Florida

South Florida homes are still largely affordable, though more properties are slipping out of reach of the region’s middle class,

South Florida home price index up 13.5 percent in August

An index measuring South Florida home prices rose 13.

Finish with a flourish: Year-end housing tips

Buyers may face less competition during the holiday season

South Florida’s 2013 home buying bonanza is slowing down as

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.

Foreclosure auctions jump in South Florida

The number of foreclosed homes scheduled for the auction block in October skyrocketed by 76 percent in Palm Beach County compare

New home starts rise in Palm Beach, Broward counties

Housing starts increased across South Florida in the third quarter, new data show.

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

RealtyTrac: As home prices rise, short sales decline

Higher home prices in South Florida are reducing the need for so-called short sales, new data from RealtyTrac Inc.

Case-Shiller: South Florida home prices increase in September

South Florida home prices rose in September, capping a strong third quarter, a new report shows.

FHA loan limits to drop next year in South Florida

The federal government announced Friday it’s lowering home loan limits in South Florida and across the country next year.

RealtyTrac: South Florida foreclosure auctions increase

More existing foreclosure cases are moving through the court system, a sign that the lengthy crisis is slowly winding down, anal

Builder planning Pompano Beach townhomes

A South Florida developer announced plans Monday to build an $11 million boutique townhome project across the street from the oc

South Florida home prices to gain $83 billion in value

It was a spectacular year for South Florida home values.

South Florida home prices rise, but sales soften

South Florida home prices rose in November, though sales slowed as buyers regained more control over the recovering market.

Slower growth expected for South Florida home prices in 2014

It’s been a wild ride for South Florida home prices over the past 14 years.

South Florida home prices rise 15.8 percent in October

Double-digit home price gains continued across South Florida in October, a new report shows.

Active adult market booming for GL Homes

Builder to open nine model homes at Valencia Cove

GL Homes, one of the most respected builders in South Florida, is be

South Florida, state lead U.S. in foreclosures

South Florida and the state led the nation in foreclosure activity last year, topping the rankings as lenders and judges moved a

Fort Lauderdale builder launching West Palm Beach townhomes

Harry Posin’s Villas on Antique Row opening this weekend

Longtime South Florida homebuilder Harry Posin was intrigued

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

Case-Shiller index: Home prices up 16.5 percent in South Florida

An index measuring South Florida home prices rose 16.

House flipping in South Florida up only 8 percent

Investors focusing on other markets

House flipping in South Florida rose only 8 percent last year after nearly doublin

South Florida landowner refinances, buys time to sell

The owner of prime properties in Broward and Palm Beach counties has refinanced the debt, buying more time to sell the land.

Report: Seriously delinquent mortgages persist in South Florida

South Florida’s seriously delinquent mortgage rate has declined over the past four years but still remains the highest of

South Florida house sales, prices increase in 2013

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

South Florida law firm holding seminars for community associations

A South Florida law firm will hold free seminars Tuesday and Wednesday for community association board members.

RealtyTrac: Buying a home still beats renting

Home prices and interest rates keep climbing, but it’s still cheaper to buy a house than to rent one in South Florida, acc

South Florida house prices, listings increase in January

South Florida house prices increased in January — and so, too, did listings as more sellers showed confidence in the revitalize

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