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Real estate pros expect good things in 2013

There’s no sure thing, but home prices are up, buyers searching, mortgage rates staying low and pending sales rising.

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.

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

Fiserv: Foreclosures may hurt S. Fla. home prices

Average home prices in Broward and Palm Beach counties could fall through the third quarter of this year before rebounding in 20

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

NAR: 4Q home prices see strongest increase in seven years

NAR: 4Q home prices see strongest increase in seven years

Rising home prices may spur relocations

A homeowner that’s no longer underwater thanks to rising home prices has flexibility to move – and more could head to a city wit

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.

Case-Shiller index: Home prices continue to strengthen

An index measuring South Florida home prices rose 10.

Orlando home prices up 22 percent in a year

The Orlando area’s 2-year-old climb up from the depths of the nationwide housing slump has been accelerating lately, with the me

South Florida home prices increase in March

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

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

CoreLogic: March home prices rise 10.5% year over year

CoreLogic: Month saw biggest year-over-year home price increase in seven years, and a 1.9% month-to-month rise. Prices dropped i

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

South Florida’s housing market is bordering on bedlam.

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.

Census Bureau: Median home prices up 2.3% in 2011

Data about 2011 released today is old but extensive. American Housing Survey shows why people move, when they make repairs and o

PB County home prices, sales increase in June

Palm Beach County’s median home price rose to $259,990 in June, 16 percent higher than a year ago, according to a report r

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

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

Corelogic: Broward home prices could decline

Broward County home prices keep climbing, but a new report says the county will see a slight drop in the next year.

Home prices to stabilize or fall in 6 Fla. cities

CoreLogic Case-Shiller: In 1Q, home prices in six Fla. cities rose 9.5% to 14.6%. Study predicts stability by 2014, with a sligh

CoreLogic: June home prices up 11.9% year over year

In Fla., price index rose 11% year-to-year and 1.9% month-to-month. It’s the nation’s sixteenth consecutive monthly increase in

Orlando home prices soaring

Spurred by rising demand, Orlando’s housing-market recovery took a big step forward last month as resale prices rose at their fa

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.

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.

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.

Orlando home prices dip as summer ends

Orlando-area home prices took their typical end-of-the-summer dip during August, though sellers continued to dominate the housin

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.

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.

National pending home sales decline in August

NAR: Tight inventory, restrictive mortgage credit, and higher interest rates and home prices led to a 1.6% month-to-month drop i

Broward County home prices climb in September

Broward County’s median home price of $270,000 jumped 32 percent in September from a year ago, the Greater Fort Lauderdale

South Florida home price index up 13.5 percent in August

An index measuring South Florida home prices rose 13.

SandP: Home prices rise 12.8% year-to-year

Compared to July, the 10-City and 20-City Composites gained 1.3% in Aug. A look at all cities finds the highest overall yearly p

CoreLogic more optimistic about Broward home prices

The CoreLogic research firm is more bullish about Broward County home prices now than it was nearly three months ago.

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.

Cities had higher home prices drops in recession

Census Bureau: The recession and rebound had little impact on home prices in smaller counties as bigger counties with major citi

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.

Real estate: Should you rent or buy in 2014?

While home prices have risen, interest rates remain historically low, even if up a bit year-to-year. The cost of renting, howeve

Home prices swing back in areas hit hard by foreclosures

In one of the hottest years on record for Orlando-area home prices, an unlikely mix of communities — Maitland, Pine Hills,

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.

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.

Fannie Mae: Housing recovery on ‘firm footing’

Consumer attitudes dipped in the fall but have rebounded. Almost half believe home prices will rise in 2014, and one in three th

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.

NAR: Dec. pending home sales down 8.7%

Higher home prices and interest rates caused many buyers to pause, but an unusually severe winter also impacted Dec.’s number of

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

Cost of paying for a home up 21% year-to-year

RealtyTrac: Thanks to higher interest rates and home prices, it costs more each month to buy a home, making housing less afforda

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