State association is a finalist in two categories in the national PR News Nonprofit PR Awards for the Florida Realtors PAC, "I G
Tagline: "Florida. The Perfect Climate for Business." Officials say state branding will help attract economic investment and com
The site allegedly posted fake reviews that it would take down for a fee, but it quickly faced objections from Florida Realtors,
School quality impacts home values. A Florida Realtors group is studying the issue, and Pres. Asher backed Gov. Scott's move tod
Florida Realtors joined state leaders for a discussion on business identity theft. Report recommends ways to make it more diffic
What if your child could get money to help pay for school - and it's not a loan? Apply for Education Foundation Student Scholars
What changed the state's real estate world this year? Florida Realtors put together its annual list of top stories.
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 increased in November as the housing market continues to show signs of steady improvement.
New homes are rising again across South Florida.
A Broward County home was featured Wednesday in Florida Insurance Consumer Advocate Robin Westcott's presentation before the Sen
South Florida home prices increased in January, pushed higher by investors and other buyers trying to outbid each other for a sh
Home prices increased across South Florida in December for a 12th consecutive month, according to a national report released Tue
The historic settlement involving the nation's five largest mortgage lenders has so far helped nearly 102,000 struggling Florida
Struggling homeowners in South Florida can discuss available options with lenders and housing counselors during a two-day worksh
South Florida's once-moribund housing market has rallied, with bidding wars pitting investors against first-time buyers in a cha
South Florida apartment dwellers will have to open their wallets wide over the next five years, according to a report released t
A shortage of available homes could make the traditional spring selling season a dud for many South Florida buyers.
Florida lawmakers have been trying to "fix" Citizens Property Insurance for years.
Boeing plans to consolidate its flight training capabilities in North America - including 787 flight and maintenance training -
Florida posted the nation’s highest foreclosure rate in February for the sixth consecutive month, according to RealtyTrac
The Miami Association of Realtors says it has launched the South Florida Real Estate School, offering courses in English and Spa
Florida Realtorsandreg; 2013 legislative issues: affordable housing, property insurance, commercial lease tax elimination
Realtors' issues concern all Floridians: affordable housing, eliminating a tax on commercial rents, property insurance and the j
Jeff Turner: It may be cutting edge tech, but do you need it? If it doesn't save time or increase income, think twice before ado
Is "close to a state park" part of a listing description? DEP's official smartphone app includes educational info, maps and a re
While the national Consumer Confidence Index surged more than 10 points, Florida's confidence index survey by UF found a slight
The media.floridrealtors.org site earns Honorable Mention for Best Online Newsroom, one of only four finalists in PR Daily's Med
Florida Realtors' "I Give Because andhellip;" PAC campaign won top honors today from PR News in an award ceremony held at the Na
More jobs mean more home sales, says Florida Realtors research dept. At 7.8%, this month's Fla. unemployment rate hit its lowest
CoreLogic: Rising home values helped homeowners emerge from negative equity. Florida is No. 2 in nation with underwater mortgage
Despite rising home prices recently, buying still is a better deal than renting, according to a report from real estate website
Home prices and sales rose in February from a year ago as the hot streak for South Florida’s housing market continues.
Metro Orlando's residential real estate recovery has outperformed that of Florida's other metropolitan areas when it comes to si
Builders facing lot shortages amid increasing demand for new homes
To analyze the housing market in South Florida, sur
An index measuring South Florida home prices rose 10.
UF survey: Florida's consumer confidence rose in MarchA lower state unemployment rate and stronger housing market boosted Florid
RealtyTrac: Fla. had 90,556 foreclosed homes that were empty in 1Q 2013 - or 39% of the 231,378 houses in Fla. in some stage of
Advertising Barb Scherer, Fifth Third Bank's Florida Regional Marketing Director, was appointed to the National Advertising Re
Juan Ponce de Leon arrived in 1513 - the first documented European to set foot on state soil. Gov. Scott urges Floridians to joi
It wasn't so long ago that homebuyers had all the power.
Florida Realtors' Rally debuts tomorrow, part of Great American Realtor Days. It includes a salute to U.S. military families and
At today's "Rally for Homeownership," Realtors presented an Iraq-wounded veteran and his family with a remodeled, mortgage-free
Nevada posted the nation’s highest foreclosure rate in March, surpassing Florida, according to RealtyTrac Inc.
The federal government said Thursday it will investigate a $1 billion state housing program designed to help homeowners avoid fo
South Florida’s housing market is on a tear, and that’s reducing many first-time buyers to tears.
The Florida Bar this week filed a complaint with the state supreme court against David J.
Lawmakers in the Florida House and Senate began final budget negotiations over the weekend, with funds for Visit Florida among m
Strong demand and a lack of homes for sale continue to drive prices higher across South Florida.
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
South Florida's housing recovery is sneaking up on some sellers.
South Florida home values rose 12 percent in the first quarter of 2013, but prices likely won’t keep appreciating at that
South Florida home prices continued to gallop ahead, showing a nearly 11 percent jump in February from the year before, the 14th
UF study: Floridians don't seem bothered by federal budget cutting. Their outlook bounced three points higher to 79 in April, th
Two new housing reports out Thursday: South Florida home construction gained momentum in the first quarter as builders raced to keep up with increasing demand.
South Florida home construction gained momentum in the first quarter as builders raced to keep up with increasing demand.
A bill meant to speed up foreclosures in Florida awaits Gov.
South Florida has relinquished its ranking as the nation’s top spot for foreclosures.
Home flippers got a bad name during the housing boom.
Land trusts in 46 states, including Florida, insure members against litigation. Nearly 60% of conservation land trusts are one p
With a few exceptions, a new applicant for flood insurance won't receive coverage for 30 days, and Florida's hurricane season st
Redfin , a national real estate brokerage, is announcing plans Thursday to enter the South Florida market.
Buying a home in South Florida makes more sense than renting after only two years, according to Zillow.
This week's People of Note includes the following markets: Detroit, Charlotte, Phoenix, New York, Charleston, South Florida, and
Housing continues to drag down the local economy, pushing South Florida to becoming the fourth-most financially distressed metro
Prices rose in six Florida cities tracked by the index, varying from a low of 3.5% in Jacksonville to a high of 13.5% in Miami.
A group of South Florida attorneys has negotiated a projected settlement of more than $19 million to resolve a class-action case
Central Florida's most-expensive new residential development, Golden Oak at Walt Disney World, has nearly sold out its first fou
Tom Salomone, a Realtor from Coral Springs and 2003 Florida Realtors' president, was elected to the 2014 office at NAR's midyear
The chair of Florida Realtors Disaster Relief Fund announced today that the association is donating $100,000 to help members of
South Florida's housing market is bordering on bedlam.
This week's People of Note includes the following markets: South Florida, Chicago, Tampa, Los Angeles, and Cleveland. SOUTH FL
Awards go to 96 young people from across the state to help them "realize their goals for the future," says Florida Realtors Educ
Ragan Communications named Florida Realtors as a national finalist in 2 categories for its 2013 PR Daily Awards: Best External P
Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi's office has opened an investigation into a Pompano Beach-based pool company accused of leavi
Sales of South Florida homes in some stage of foreclosure declined in the first quarter as buyers struggled to find properties i
The historic settlement involving the nation's five largest mortgage lenders has so far helped nearly 112,000 struggling Florida
The 75-page law includes a Florida Realtors priority: a clearinghouse to confirm that an applicant qualifies for the state-owned
According to analysts, over half Fla.'s current investment comes from Europe, but Latin America offers untapped opportunity. EB-
UF's 140-page "Florida Homeowner Handbook" goes beyond batteries and water, with details on bolstering a home's defense - a grea
This week's People of Note includes the following markets: South Florida, South Bay, New York City, Atlanta, Philadelphia, Texas
Florida and South Florida returned to the top of the nation’s foreclosure rankings in May, but that probably isn’t a
New Census data confirms that Florida is once again THE No. 1 retirement spot. More than 18% of Floridians are over age 65, the
A sixth-generation Orlando resident and a Kissimmee real-estate agent are among those profiting — sometimes handsomely &md
Leisurely looking for a mortgage is a luxury South Florida homebuyers can't afford anymore.
Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi announced Tuesday that her office is suing Nationwide Pools, accusing the Pompano Beach-based
Gov. Scott praises Florida Realtors' leaders, members for "exceptional job promoting Florida at home and abroad." Pres. Asher me
South Florida home prices soared in May, again posting strong gains amid steady demand from cash buyers and slim pickings of pro
Money going to 28 local counseling agencies in Florida. Last year, two HUD studies found counseling improved the likelihood that
Couple of interesting notes from last week’s housing reports from Florida Realtors and local boards.
Home prices continue to rise in South Florida and across the country, a new report shows.
Five leases signed as commercial real estate rebounds from recession
The Florida Atlantic University Research and Deve
Dupuy Storage Florida LLC purchased 5550 W 5th St in Jacksonville, FL from Zell & Zell for $2.9 million. The 300,000-square-foo
Families take vacations - criminals don't. Florida Realtors advises homeowners to take precautions if leaving their house unoccu
On Monday, tax loopholes close, squatters find it more difficult to claim abandoned homes, and it's easier to rent out a home ye
Ragan Communications named Florida Realtors magazine "Best External Publication" in its 2013 PR Daily Awards.
As the housing inventory continues to tighten, we’re hearing more about “pocket" listings – homes held off the
Florida finished the first half of 2013 with the nation’s highest foreclosure rate, but the crisis appears to be easing, a
Want to stay current on Citizens Property Insurance updates? On July 1, the Florida-owned insurer entered social media with acco
Testers use the Internet to find ads that discriminate, then file a complaint. Florida Realtors Legal Hotline has received an in
Aug. 14-18 event "provides outstanding value to any Realtor interested in the latest technology, trends and best business practi
This week's People of Note includes the following markets: Chicago, South Florida, Indianapolis, San Diego, Seattle, Phoenix, N
The five-bedroom house on Northwest 63rd Way in Parkland was listed for sale last week on Zillow.
Marjam Supply Co. purchased 9444-9446 Florida Mining Blvd. E. in Jacksonville, FL from Industrial Realty Group for $4.7 million,
An index measuring South Florida home prices rose in May for a 17th consecutive month.
Need research? The Industry Data and Analysis department issues housing stats for the state, plus individual reports for MSAs, c
Despite state's good economic news, the July index dropped 3 points, likely due to younger residents feeling more pessimistic ab
The spiffy five-bedroom house on a quiet cul-de-sac in Miramar hit the market for $379,900 on a Monday.
Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi's office has sued a Coral Springs company for allegedly preying on distressed homeowners in a
Housing markets in South Florida and across the state enjoyed a robust second quarter.
The Florida Magazine Association recognized Florida Realtors' publication for writing and design excellence with four awards its
Foreclosures continue to dog Florida, but the outlook appears to be brightening, experts say.
Patricia "Patti" Fitzgerald, 2011 president, was named 2013 Realtor of the Year today at Florida Realtors' 97th annual Conventio
Insurance changes in Oct. and next year will up some owners' rates - a few significantly - but others will go down. New Florida
Two Boca Raton attorneys will be speaking Wednesday at the monthly meeting of the Dade Real Estate Investors Association.
South Florida home prices rose in July as buyers continue to battle frustration in a decidedly seller's market.
Jones Lang LaSalle has appointed Doug Irmscher as market director for Florida. In his new role, Irmscher will oversee the firm'
Florida landlords now can evict tenants more quickly — but tenants enjoy new protections when it comes to security deposit
South Florida's high-end homebuyers didn't take the summer off.
The Florida Realtors on Monday belatedly released its statewide housing data for July after fixing an issue involving two Realto
Prepare for changes, Bruce Gardner told attendees at Florida Realtors Convention and Trade Expo. For one, agents must aggressive
South Florida home prices rose in June for the 18th consecutive month, according to a national index released Tuesday.
Higher home prices are slowly reducing the number of underwater mortgages across Broward and Palm Beach counties.
In South Florida, 69 percent of all home sales last month were cash deals — and that's way above the national average.
Two South Florida companies have won approval from state regulators to take up to 56,000 policies from Citizens Property Insuran
Prices nationally rose 1.8% month-to-month. In Florida, prices rose 13.5% when distressed sales are excluded from the analysis.
This week's People of Note includes the following markets: South Florida, Dallas, Northern New Jersey, Indianapolis, San Franci
Many U.S. lawmakers want to help people facing flood insurance increases, but politics can get in the way. Florida Realtors tool
The country's largest real estate investment trust, Simon Properties Inc., has sold a shopping center next to Florida Mall for $
Today FOX Business Network will host a daylong special titled “The Market Meltdown: Five Years Later.
South Florida home prices and sales increased in August as the market continues to improve following the six-year downturn.
Similar House and Senate bills submitted this week would reduce commercial lease tax by 1% - a change also pushed by Florida Rea
Florida housing officials on Friday announced a $350 million program that will help reduce the mortgage balances for "underwater
Newsmax Media is expanding its South Florida operations by signing a lease for more than 50,000 square feet in the 750@Park buil
Developers building more units to satisfy demand
A lack of inventory continues to drive South Florida condominium pric
South Florida home prices increased in July for a 19th consecutive month, according to a national index released Tuesday.
Gov. Scott invited Florida Realtors Pres. Dean Asher to speak today before the Fla. Cabinet, and Asher urged them to help delay
Consumers worried more about the short- and long-term economic outlook along with personal finances, but they think it's a good
Distressed home sales increased sharply across South Florida in August, a result of more foreclosures working their way through
For the year ending July 2013, international real estate deals made up 8% of all Fla. existing homes sales and had a total value
Contrary to media reports, Florida Realtors confirmed that new FHA single-family home loans will be processed if the government
Three South Florida streets rank among the 20 most expensive spots nationwide for office rents, a recent study shows.
Buyers closing soon or, if you're a landlord, renters moving in? Florida Power and Light rolled out new and generally easier rul
Broward and Palm Beach counties, two of the most heavily populated areas in Florida, also rank among the county leaders for appl
Residential foreclosures declined in South Florida in September, but inched up in the third-quarter, according to RealtyTrac Inc
Some won't show properties with lower payouts
Even though South Florida homesellers still carry most of the negotiatin
Fla. students pursuing a real estate career can apply for $1,500 to $2,500 in scholarship money from the Florida Real Estate Com
Office rental rates to increase due to lack of construction, brokers say
Some small businesses in South Florida are fin
Higher prices led to fewer flipped homes across South Florida in the third quarter, a new report shows.
South Florida homes are still largely affordable, though more properties are slipping out of reach of the region's middle class,
The Research Park at Florida Atlantic University is dormant no more.
Home price spikes in Las Vegas, Phoenix and other parts out west got most of the pub this year, but Florida’s housing mark
Editorial: Florida Realtors' President Dean Asher tells Orlando Sentinel readers why U.S. should delay new flood insurance rules
An index measuring South Florida home prices rose 13.
Buyers may face less competition during the holiday season
South Florida's 2013 home buying bonanza is slowing down as
South Florida saw steady increases in home prices and sales during the third quarter, local Realtor boards said Wednesday.
Young Professionals Network honored for "effective involvement" with assoc., community and representing strength of young expert
The number of foreclosed homes scheduled for the auction block in October skyrocketed by 76 percent in Palm Beach County compare
Central Florida retailers are opening earlier and offering deeper discounts in what's expected to be a fierce competition for ho
Housing starts increased across South Florida in the third quarter, new data show.
South Florida home prices increased in October, but the region's housing market is losing some of its sizzle, real estate agents
Higher home prices in South Florida are reducing the need for so-called short sales, new data from RealtyTrac Inc.
South Florida home prices rose in September, capping a strong third quarter, a new report shows.
The Super Bowl of shopping has arrived. People will jam stores and shop for online bargains across Central Florida and beyond,
Central Florida die-hard deal seekers cut short Thanksgiving Day gatherings to begin their Christmas shopping earlier than ever
The federal government announced Friday it’s lowering home loan limits in South Florida and across the country next year.
For homeowners throughout Florida, the year 2013 will be a tough act to follow. Economists at a real estate summit in Orlando T
Florida Realtors held its annual economic summit yesterday. Chief Economist predicts 10% residential growth and the modest comme
More existing foreclosure cases are moving through the court system, a sign that the lengthy crisis is slowly winding down, anal
Real estate investment company URS Capital Partners in Huntington, NY, has entered the Florida market with its recent acquisitio
A South Florida developer announced plans Monday to build an $11 million boutique townhome project across the street from the oc
A housing developer that provided "essential services," such as roads and sewers, may be responsible for later problems under an
The semester ended Friday at Florida Atlantic University, but there won't be much of a holiday break for the off-campus housing
American Express to Buy Land for S. Florida Consolidation After considering other states, American Express has confirmed it is
It was a spectacular year for South Florida home values.
South Florida home prices rose in November, though sales slowed as buyers regained more control over the recovering market.
Florida Bank Group sold the Deep Creek Plantation in Bryceville, FL, to Williamstown, MA-based National Land Partners, LLC for $
It's been a wild ride for South Florida home prices over the past 14 years.
Double-digit home price gains continued across South Florida in October, a new report shows.
Builder to open nine model homes at Valencia Cove
GL Homes, one of the most respected builders in South Florida, is be
The Florida Supreme Court this week disbarred David J.
What if you or your client's child could get help paying for school - and it's not a loan? Apply for Florida Realtors Education
South Florida and the state led the nation in foreclosure activity last year, topping the rankings as lenders and judges moved a
Harry Posin's Villas on Antique Row opening this weekend
Longtime South Florida homebuilder Harry Posin was intrigued
South Florida's housing market continued to cool down in December, with prices still rising, but at a slower pace than earlier i
National Mortgage Settlement checks go out next week, according to Florida's attorney general. Each ex-owner should receive $1,4
An index measuring South Florida home prices rose 16.
Investors focusing on other markets
House flipping in South Florida rose only 8 percent last year after nearly doublin
The owner of prime properties in Broward and Palm Beach counties has refinanced the debt, buying more time to sell the land.
South Florida’s seriously delinquent mortgage rate has declined over the past four years but still remains the highest of
South Florida’s housing market in 2013 was a tale of two halves.
It’s been almost five years since renowned corporate raider Carl Icahn dabbled in residential home building when he was then a
A South Florida law firm will hold free seminars Tuesday and Wednesday for community association board members.
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 increased in January -- and so, too, did listings as more sellers showed confidence in the revitalize
Buyers of older pre-FIRM properties will receive a premium rate reduction under the new law; and Florida Realtors released a flo
Enterprise Florida used tax day, April 15, to give out-of-state businesses a list of low-tax reasons they should consider reloca
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