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Florida Realtors PAC campaign receives national honors

State association is a finalist in two categories in the national PR News Nonprofit PR Awards for the Florida Realtors PAC, “I G

Florida rolls out pro-business branding campaign

Tagline: “Florida. The Perfect Climate for Business.” Officials say state branding will help attract economic investment and com

Realtor complaint website shut down

The site allegedly posted fake reviews that it would take down for a fee, but it quickly faced objections from Florida Realtors,

Push for Fla. education reform impacts housing

School quality impacts home values. A Florida Realtors group is studying the issue, and Pres. Asher backed Gov. Scott’s move tod

Business identity theft on upswing in Fla.

Florida Realtors joined state leaders for a discussion on business identity theft. Report recommends ways to make it more diffic

Florida Realtorsandreg; seeks student scholarship entries

What if your child could get money to help pay for school – and it’s not a loan? Apply for Education Foundation Student Scholars

Top real estate stories of 2012

What changed the state’s real estate world this year? Florida Realtors put together its annual list of top stories.

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.

Insurance advocate touts mitigation to lawmakers

A Broward County home was featured Wednesday in Florida Insurance Consumer Advocate Robin Westcott’s presentation before the Sen

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

Floridians get average $75,949 in relief from mortgage settlement

The historic settlement involving the nation’s five largest mortgage lenders has so far helped nearly 102,000 struggling Florida

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.

Citizens is political minefield in Capitol debate

Florida lawmakers have been trying to “fix” Citizens Property Insurance for years.

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 –

Florida tops nation in foreclosures for 6th straight month

Florida posted the nation’s highest foreclosure rate in February for the sixth consecutive month, according to RealtyTrac

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

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

Florida Realtors Take 5: New tech isn’t always good

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

Explore Florida state parks through mobile app

Is “close to a state park” part of a listing description? DEP’s official smartphone app includes educational info, maps and a re

Florida’s consumer confidence drops one point

While the national Consumer Confidence Index surged more than 10 points, Florida’s confidence index survey by UF found a slight

Florida Realtorsandreg; receives national media relations honor

The media.floridrealtors.org site earns Honorable Mention for Best Online Newsroom, one of only four finalists in PR Daily’s Med

Florida Realtors receives two national PR awards

Florida Realtors’ “I Give Because andhellip;” PAC campaign won top honors today from PR News in an award ceremony held at the Na

Milestone: Fla. unemployment rate now lower than national rate

More jobs mean more home sales, says Florida Realtors research dept. At 7.8%, this month’s Fla. unemployment rate hit its lowest

200K homes no longer underwater in 4Q 2012

CoreLogic: Rising home values helped homeowners emerge from negative equity. Florida is No. 2 in nation with underwater mortgage

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.

Orlando single-family sales outperform, but condo market lags rest of state

Metro Orlando’s residential real estate recovery has outperformed that of Florida’s other metropolitan areas when it comes to si

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.

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

Florida leads U.S. in number of ‘zombies’ foreclosures

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

04/01: Progressions

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Barb Scherer, Fifth Third Bank’s Florida Regional Marketing Director, was appointed to the National Advertising Re

It’s our birthday: Florida turns 500 this week

Juan Ponce de Leon arrived in 1513 – the first documented European to set foot on state soil. Gov. Scott urges Floridians to joi

South Florida home sellers driving hard bargains

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

On tap tomorrow: First-ever ‘Rally for Homeownership’

Florida Realtors’ Rally debuts tomorrow, part of Great American Realtor Days. It includes a salute to U.S. military families and

Florida Realtors, Chase donate home to wounded vet

At today’s “Rally for Homeownership,” Realtors presented an Iraq-wounded veteran and his family with a remodeled, mortgage-free

RealtyTrac: Nevada surpasses Florida in foreclosures

Nevada posted the nation’s highest foreclosure rate in March, surpassing Florida, according to RealtyTrac Inc.

Federal government to investigate Florida housing program

The federal government said Thursday it will investigate a $1 billion state housing program designed to help homeowners avoid fo

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 Bar files complaint against foreclosure lawyer Stern

The Florida Bar this week filed a complaint with the state supreme court against David J.

Legislators to haggle over Visit Fla. money

Lawmakers in the Florida House and Senate began final budget negotiations over the weekend, with funds for Visit Florida among m

South Florida home prices increase in March

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

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

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

Florida’s consumer confidence keeps rising

UF study: Floridians don’t seem bothered by federal budget cutting. Their outlook bounced three points higher to 79 in April, th

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.

Bill to accelerate foreclosures passes Senate, House

A bill meant to speed up foreclosures in Florida awaits Gov.

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.

Land trusts band together for liability insurance

Land trusts in 46 states, including Florida, insure members against litigation. Nearly 60% of conservation land trusts are one p

Hurricane season kicks in before flood insurance

With a few exceptions, a new applicant for flood insurance won’t receive coverage for 30 days, and Florida’s hurricane season st

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

CoreLogic: 2012 big year for home price increases

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.

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

Orlando’s priciest community expands

Central Florida’s most-expensive new residential development, Golden Oak at Walt Disney World, has nearly sold out its first fou

Realtor from Fla. elected NAR first vice president

Tom Salomone, a Realtor from Coral Springs and 2003 Florida Realtors’ president, was elected to the 2014 office at NAR’s midyear

Florida Realtors will help Okla. tornado victims

The chair of Florida Realtors Disaster Relief Fund announced today that the association is donating $100,000 to help members of

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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Florida Realtors Education Foundation awards $118,800 in scholarships

Awards go to 96 young people from across the state to help them “realize their goals for the future,” says Florida Realtors Educ

Florida Realtors earns national recognition

Ragan Communications named Florida Realtors as a national finalist in 2 categories for its 2013 PR Daily Awards: Best External P

Attorney general Pam Bondi investigating Nationwide Pools

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi’s office has opened an investigation into a Pompano Beach-based pool company accused of leavi

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

Floridians get so far more than $8.6B from mortgage settlement

The historic settlement involving the nation’s five largest mortgage lenders has so far helped nearly 112,000 struggling Florida

Gov. signs property insurance bill into law

The 75-page law includes a Florida Realtors priority: a clearinghouse to confirm that an applicant qualifies for the state-owned

Florida TaxWatch sees international opportunities

According to analysts, over half Fla.’s current investment comes from Europe, but Latin America offers untapped opportunity. EB-

Six-month hurricane season starts tomorrow

UF’s 140-page “Florida Homeowner Handbook” goes beyond batteries and water, with details on bolstering a home’s defense – a grea

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

Census data: Florida tops in retiree population

New Census data confirms that Florida is once again THE No. 1 retirement spot. More than 18% of Floridians are over age 65, the

Equity funds fuel flippers’ profits in Central Florida

A sixth-generation Orlando resident and a Kissimmee real-estate agent are among those profiting — sometimes handsomely &md

Homebuyers race to line up mortgage financing

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

Florida attorney general sues Nationwide Pools

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi announced Tuesday that her office is suing Nationwide Pools, accusing the Pompano Beach-based

Florida Realtors take part in Gov. Scott’s business mission to France

Gov. Scott praises Florida Realtors’ leaders, members for “exceptional job promoting Florida at home and abroad.” Pres. Asher me

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

HUD awards $471K in Fla. housing counseling grants

Money going to 28 local counseling agencies in Florida. Last year, two HUD studies found counseling improved the likelihood that

Economist: Housing bubble talk ‘far off base’

Couple of interesting notes from last week’s housing reports from Florida Realtors and local boards.

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.

FAU research park nearing full occupancy

Five leases signed as commercial real estate rebounds from recession

The Florida Atlantic University Research and Deve

300,000-SF Jacksonville Industrial Building Trades for $2.9 Mil.

Dupuy Storage Florida LLC purchased 5550 W 5th St in Jacksonville, FL from Zell & Zell for $2.9 million.

The 300,000-square-foo

Florida Realtors advises homeowners to take summer holiday safety precautions

Families take vacations – criminals don’t. Florida Realtors advises homeowners to take precautions if leaving their house unoccu

Some Florida laws become effective July 1

On Monday, tax loopholes close, squatters find it more difficult to claim abandoned homes, and it’s easier to rent out a home ye

Top national honor awarded to Florida Realtors

Ragan Communications named Florida Realtors magazine “Best External Publication” in its 2013 PR Daily Awards.

Florida Realtors: Brokers must be careful with ‘pocket’ listings

As the housing inventory continues to tighten, we’re hearing more about “pocket” listings – homes held off the

RealtyTrac: Florida leads in foreclosures, but new cases decline

Florida finished the first half of 2013 with the nation’s highest foreclosure rate, but the crisis appears to be easing, a

Citizens joins the world of social media

Want to stay current on Citizens Property Insurance updates? On July 1, the Florida-owned insurer entered social media with acco

Realtors see increase in fair housing complaints

Testers use the Internet to find ads that discriminate, then file a complaint. Florida Realtors Legal Hotline has received an in

Attend Florida Realtors 2013 Convention: Be a rock star for your business

Aug. 14-18 event “provides outstanding value to any Realtor interested in the latest technology, trends and best business practi

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.

Jacksonville Industrial Building Sells for $4.7M

Marjam Supply Co. purchased 9444-9446 Florida Mining Blvd. E. in Jacksonville, FL from Industrial Realty Group for $4.7 million,

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

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

Florida Realtors publishes 718 reports each month

Need research? The Industry Data and Analysis department issues housing stats for the state, plus individual reports for MSAs, c

UF: Florida’s consumer confidence dips unexpectedly

Despite state’s good economic news, the July index dropped 3 points, likely due to younger residents feeling more pessimistic ab

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.

Coral Springs firm accused of running mortgage relief scam

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi’s office has sued a Coral Springs company for allegedly preying on distressed homeowners in a

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.

Florida Realtor magazine wins top state awards

The Florida Magazine Association recognized Florida Realtors’ publication for writing and design excellence with four awards its

RealtyTrac: Foreclosures persist in Florida

Foreclosures continue to dog Florida, but the outlook appears to be brightening, experts say.

Florida Realtors honors Patricia “Patti” Fitzgerald as 2013 Realtor of the Year

Patricia “Patti” Fitzgerald, 2011 president, was named 2013 Realtor of the Year today at Florida Realtors’ 97th annual Conventio

One sure thing about flood ins.: It’s complicated

Insurance changes in Oct. and next year will up some owners’ rates – a few significantly – but others will go down. New Florida

Boca lawyers to discuss Florida’s new landlord-tenant law

Two Boca Raton attorneys will be speaking Wednesday at the monthly meeting of the Dade Real Estate Investors Association.

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.

Irmscher Joins JLL as Florida Market Director

Jones Lang LaSalle has appointed Doug Irmscher as market director for Florida. In his new role, Irmscher will oversee the firm’

Florida tenants face faster evictions under revised law

Florida landlords now can evict tenants more quickly — but tenants enjoy new protections when it comes to security deposit

Real estate notebook: Luxury home sales soar in summer

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

Five days later, Florida Realtors releases state housing data

The Florida Realtors on Monday belatedly released its statewide housing data for July after fixing an issue involving two Realto

7 trends in real estate

Prepare for changes, Bruce Gardner told attendees at Florida Realtors Convention and Trade Expo. For one, agents must aggressive

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

CoreLogic: July home prices up 12.4% year-to-year

Prices nationally rose 1.8% month-to-month. In Florida, prices rose 13.5% when distressed sales are excluded from the analysis.

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

Time running out for flood insurance rate fix

Many U.S. lawmakers want to help people facing flood insurance increases, but politics can get in the way. Florida Realtors tool

Simon sells The Terrace at Florida Mall

The country’s largest real estate investment trust, Simon Properties Inc., has sold a shopping center next to Florida Mall for $

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.

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.

Lawmakers file 2014 bill to reduce Fla. lease tax

Similar House and Senate bills submitted this week would reduce commercial lease tax by 1% – a change also pushed by Florida Rea

State program to reduce underwater mortgage balances

Florida housing officials on Friday announced a $350 million program that will help reduce the mortgage balances for “underwater

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.

Florida Realtors to Fla. Cabinet: Flood insurance reform could hurt economy

Gov. Scott invited Florida Realtors Pres. Dean Asher to speak today before the Fla. Cabinet, and Asher urged them to help delay

UF: Florida’s consumer confidence down 1 point

Consumers worried more about the short- and long-term economic outlook along with personal finances, but they think it’s a good

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

Study: International sales important to Florida

For the year ending July 2013, international real estate deals made up 8% of all Fla. existing homes sales and had a total value

FHA, VA loans ‘safe’ during government shutdown

Contrary to media reports, Florida Realtors confirmed that new FHA single-family home loans will be processed if the government

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.

FPL customers have new power hookup rules

Buyers closing soon or, if you’re a landlord, renters moving in? Florida Power and Light rolled out new and generally easier rul

S. Fla. counties driving mortgage relief numbers

Broward and Palm Beach counties, two of the most heavily populated areas in Florida, also rank among the county leaders for appl

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

FREC announces college scholarships

Fla. students pursuing a real estate career can apply for $1,500 to $2,500 in scholarship money from the Florida Real Estate Com

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,

Real Estate notebook: Boca firm to help revive Deerfield office park

The Research Park at Florida Atlantic University is dormant no more.

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

Hit pause button on law to protect Florida’s economy

Editorial: Florida Realtors’ President Dean Asher tells Orlando Sentinel readers why U.S. should delay new flood insurance rules

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.

NAR: Florida Realtors’ YPN ‘State Network of the Year’

Young Professionals Network honored for “effective involvement” with assoc., community and representing strength of young expert

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

Stores pull out stops to woo holiday shoppers

Central Florida retailers are opening earlier and offering deeper discounts in what’s expected to be a fierce competition for ho

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.

Black Friday: Here’s what you need to know

The Super Bowl of shopping has arrived.

People will jam stores and shop for online bargains across Central Florida and beyond,

Bargain-hungry shoppers invade Orlando stores on Thanksgiving

Central Florida die-hard deal seekers cut short Thanksgiving Day gatherings to begin their Christmas shopping earlier than ever

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.

Soaring Orlando home values will slow in 2014, real estate experts predict

For homeowners throughout Florida, the year 2013 will be a tough act to follow.

Economists at a real estate summit in Orlando T

Economists: Fla.’s housing sector will grow in 2014, but at slower pace

Florida Realtors held its annual economic summit yesterday. Chief Economist predicts 10% residential growth and the modest comme

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

URS Capital Partners Acquires First Multifamily Asset in Florida

Real estate investment company URS Capital Partners in Huntington, NY, has entered the Florida market with its recent acquisitio

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

Florida Supreme Court issues HOA ruling

A housing developer that provided “essential services,” such as roads and sewers, may be responsible for later problems under an

Real estate notebook: Off-campus housing a boon for Boca firm

The semester ended Friday at Florida Atlantic University, but there won’t be much of a holiday break for the off-campus housing

In The Pipeline: CoStar Development & Construction News for Dec. 15 – 21

American Express to Buy Land for S. Florida Consolidation

After considering other states, American Express has confirmed it is

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.

National Land Partners Acquires 543-Acre Deep Creek Plantation

Florida Bank Group sold the Deep Creek Plantation in Bryceville, FL, to Williamstown, MA-based National Land Partners, LLC for $

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

Broward County foreclosure lawyer David Stern disbarred

The Florida Supreme Court this week disbarred David J.

Florida Realtorsandreg; seeks student scholarship winners

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, 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

1,700 foreclosed Floridians to receive $2.5M

National Mortgage Settlement checks go out next week, according to Florida’s attorney general. Each ex-owner should receive $1,4

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.

Carl Icahn Returns to Real Estate as Florida Homebuilder

It’s been almost five years since renowned corporate raider Carl Icahn dabbled in residential home building when he was then a

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

Flood insurance price break starts today

Buyers of older pre-FIRM properties will receive a premium rate reduction under the new law; and Florida Realtors released a flo

Fla. issues memo to businesses: Taxes are lower here

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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