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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

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.

Nonprofit to offer seminar for first-time homebuyers

First-time homebuyers are seen as the key to the housing recovery, but they face competition from investors and other obstacles

NAR: Commercial investors eager to ‘turn the page’

New annual report finds investors frustrated by uncertainty and a sluggish economy. They see current market as the “new normal”

NAR survey: More vacation homebuyers, fewer investors

Vacation home sales rose 10.1% in 2012. And while investor home purchases fell 2.1% compared to 2011, they remain high compared

Clerk’s Office aims to stop bogus foreclosure sale prices

The Orange County Clerk of Courts office took a definitive step Tuesday in preventing investors buying up foreclosure properties

The CoStar Watch List Newsletter for May 2 – May 8

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Investors Re-Open the Spigots to Private Equity Funds
After a very slow start to private equity fundr

HUD to sell 20,000 distressed loans to investors

The sale involves FHA loans on the brink of foreclosure. Investor-buyers can’t foreclose for six months and are encouraged to he

Real estate investors respond to rising prices

Survey: Investors generally expect to buy fewer properties over the next 12 months, but half say they’ll keep the rentals they o

Even as stock market soars, financial planners urge balanced investing

The stock market has soared to record highs this summer, while bonds have suffered a rocky ride.

So how should investors react

Lessons learned from home flippers

Investors shouldn’t count on fast home price appreciation

Lex Levinrad is getting phone calls.

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.

Study: Vacation rental performance remains strong

HomeAway Inc. says investors who rent vacation homes had a 77% occupancy rate and 19% year-to-year weekly rental increase. Fla.

Investor demand starts to wane

Investors made up 23% of homebuyers in Feb., but only about 20% in June – the lowest level since Sept. 2012. About 48% say they’

Investors bought 14% of U.S. homes in Sept.

RealtyTrac: 62% of Jacksonville sales were all-cash with high number (23%) bought by investors. Miami (69%) and Tampa (62%) also

Commercial rebound to focus on secondary markets

PwC US and ULI: The next phase of the commercial rebound will begin in 2014 as investors consider more profitable deals in secon

Apartments coming to site at Lake Nona

When a group of Winter Park investors purchased a prime corner near Lake Nona’s Medical City for $9 million in 2008, they had ho

In Play? Two REITs Face Decisions as Suitors Come Knocking

As investors expand their search for deals, perceived “underperforming” REITs are drawing more and more attention. That was

Forecast: Commercial recovery to accelerate in 2014

Jones Lang LaSalle predicts 10% investment volume growth and “particularly strong gains” from global investors seeking “a much w

In The Pipeline: CoStar Development & Construction News for Jan. 5 – 11, 2014

Canadian Investor to Develop Multifamily Tower Near Belltown
One of Canada’s largest institutional investors has purchased a dev

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

Commercial investors ‘cautiously optimistic’

NAR: Commercial real estate investments are expected to produce generally solid returns in 2014, according to report.

High demand for U.S. real estate in 10 countries

Expect more international buyers who consider the U.S. economically stable and safe for investors, along with bargain real estat

Key to commercial investors: Infrastructure quality

ULI survey: While infrastructure is top deal breaker or maker for 88% of investors, demographic forces (consumer demand, workfor

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