Florida Real Estate News

May 23, 2019

Some Florida Metros change zoning to allow more tiny homes

ORLANDO, Fla. – May 22, 2019 – The tiny home under construction at Cornerstone's Longwood factory has room for a queen bed, an apartment refrigerator, a closet and even a washer and dryer hook-up.

But the biggest difference in the $68,000, 360-square-foot home model is the lack of ...

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May 22, 2019

Florida's housing market: Sales, median prices rise in April

ORLANDO, Fla. – May 21, 2019 – Florida's housing market reported more sales, higher median prices and increased inventory (active listings) in April compared to a year ago, according to the latest housing data released by Florida Realtors®. Sales of single-family homes statewide totaled 26,992 last month ...

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May 20, 2019

Fewer homeowners tap into equity after the recession

ORLANDO, Fla. – May 17, 2019 – Orlando and Michaela Ortiz are ready to cash out and move up after just two years in their Seminole County home.

The three-bedroom, two-bath home they bought in 2017 for $189,900 has gained enough value that they will make $20,000 when ...

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May 15, 2019

Florida's housing market: median prices, inventory up in 1Q

ORLANDO, Fla. – May 14, 2019 – Florida's housing market reported higher median prices and rising inventory during the first quarter of 2019, according to the latest housing data released by Florida Realtors®. Rising prices continue to put pressure on many homebuyers despite gains in the inventory of ...

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May 6, 2019

2019 Florida Legislature adjourns! Remote notaries, open permits & environment among victories!

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — May 4, 2019 — 2:16 pm — Your world got a little bit easier thanks to new legislation that brings modern technology and common sense to transactions.

 

 

The Florida Legislature, which ended its 60-day legislative session minutes ago, passed two bills many Florida Realtors’ ...

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May 1, 2019

Floridian's consumer confidence hits 17-year high

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – April 30, 2019 – Consumer sentiment in Florida reached its highest level in 17 years, increasing 1.4 points in April to 102 from a revised figure of 100.6 in March.

These levels of confidence have not been observed since March 2002 when consumer sentiment reached ...

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April 30, 2019

Census Bureau: Florida top U.S. state for in-migration

WASHINGTON – April 29, 2019 – Movers to and from the U.S. South make up the largest domestic migration flows at the regional level – and notably large flows at the state and county levels are in the South or in the West.

Some of the largest state- and ...

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April 23, 2019

Florida's housing market: Pending sales, median prices up in March

ORLANDO, Fla. – April 22, 2019 – Florida's housing market reported more pending sales, higher median prices and increased inventory (active listings) in March compared to a year ago, according to the latest housing data released by Florida Realtors®. Sales of single-family homes statewide totaled 25,013 last ...

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April 22, 2019

Central Florida cities among fastest growing in U.S.

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) – April 19, 2019 – When it came to population growth last year, cities in central Florida grew by stadiums.

Metro Orlando grew by 60,000 residents last year, almost as large as the number of people who can fit into the city's Camping World Stadium ...

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March 13, 2019

Florida homes spark almost 1 in 10 mortgage requests

CHICAGO – March 12, 2019 – Florida ranked as the No. 1 place for buyers, according to a recent Lending Tree survey.

Out of all mortgage requests made during the study, 9.1 percent were for homes in Florida, and moving companies that worked with out-of-state homebuyers reported that 12 ...

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