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The Big Question: What Are Boomers Going to Do?
2/21/2020 2:02 AM
Boomers’ choices will impact the housing market. Will most hunker down in their current home? Will their kids’ demand more multi-gen homes? No one knows yet. ...Read More
 
NAR: Jan. Home Sales Drop 1.3% but Are Up 9.6% Year-to-Year
2/21/2020 2:02 AM
Economist Yun says existing-home sales are off to a strong start, and the “trend line for housing starts is increasing … which should ultimately lead to more home sales.” ...Read More
 
RE ‘Micro Investing’ May Grow New Crop of Investors
2/21/2020 2:02 AM
A real estate investment trust (REIT) helps investors buy a share of large operations. Micro-investing costs less and could be a share of just a single condo unit. ...Read More
 
Fla. Legislature Bill Would Regulate Local Impact Fees
2/21/2020 2:02 AM
If passed and signed by the governor, House and Senate bills would create new oversight for the money local governments charge developers to boost infrastructure. ...Read More
 
Florida Realtors: Jan. Single-Family Sales Up 17.9%
2/21/2020 2:02 AM
Fla. condo-townhouse sales were up 14.5% year-to-year. The statewide median price for single-family homes rose 6% to $265K, and condo-townhouse prices up 9.6% to $200K. New pending sales and pending inventory also rose statewide in both property categories. Read More
 
Fla. House Moves Forward on Vacation Rental Bill
2/21/2020 2:02 AM
The effort to bring short-term rentals under state control could help ensure that advertised rentals on sites like Airbnb are licensed and collect and remit taxes. ...Read More
 
Mortgage Rates Change Little This Week, Rise to 3.49%
2/20/2020 3:02 AM
The average 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage rose from last week’s 3.47% in Freddie Mac’s weekly survey, though the 5/1 adjustable-rate mortgage fell to 3.25%. ...Read More
 
Buyers Have Love-Hate Relationship with ‘Right-Sizing’
2/20/2020 3:02 AM
It’s not just retirees – millennials also like the idea of smaller spaces. But even those who think it’s a wise move fear their loss of storage space might be a mistake. ...Read More
 
Soldier’s Widow Wins Property Tax Dispute
2/20/2020 3:02 AM
A Fla. constitutional amendment passed in 2012 gave tax relief to deceased soldiers’ families. Lawmakers decided they must be residents, but an appeals court disagreed. ...Read More
 
Home Values Rising Faster in 47% of Opportunity Zones
2/20/2020 3:02 AM
Opportunity Zones study: 47% had housing price gains higher than the national increase of 9.4%, though they’re also “among the most vulnerable to economic downturns.” ...Read More




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The Big Question: What Are Boomers Going to Do?
2/21/2020 2:02 AM
Boomers’ choices will impact the housing market. Will most hunker down in their current home? Will their kids’ demand more multi-gen homes? No one knows yet. ...Read More
 
NAR: Jan. Home Sales Drop 1.3% but Are Up 9.6% Year-to-Year
2/21/2020 2:02 AM
Economist Yun says existing-home sales are off to a strong start, and the “trend line for housing starts is increasing … which should ultimately lead to more home sales.” ...Read More
 
RE ‘Micro Investing’ May Grow New Crop of Investors
2/21/2020 2:02 AM
A real estate investment trust (REIT) helps investors buy a share of large operations. Micro-investing costs less and could be a share of just a single condo unit. ...Read More
 
Fla. Legislature Bill Would Regulate Local Impact Fees
2/21/2020 2:02 AM
If passed and signed by the governor, House and Senate bills would create new oversight for the money local governments charge developers to boost infrastructure. ...Read More
 
Florida Realtors: Jan. Single-Family Sales Up 17.9%
2/21/2020 2:02 AM
Fla. condo-townhouse sales were up 14.5% year-to-year. The statewide median price for single-family homes rose 6% to $265K, and condo-townhouse prices up 9.6% to $200K. New pending sales and pending inventory also rose statewide in both property categories. Read More
 
Fla. House Moves Forward on Vacation Rental Bill
2/21/2020 2:02 AM
The effort to bring short-term rentals under state control could help ensure that advertised rentals on sites like Airbnb are licensed and collect and remit taxes. ...Read More
 
Mortgage Rates Change Little This Week, Rise to 3.49%
2/20/2020 3:02 AM
The average 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage rose from last week’s 3.47% in Freddie Mac’s weekly survey, though the 5/1 adjustable-rate mortgage fell to 3.25%. ...Read More
 
Buyers Have Love-Hate Relationship with ‘Right-Sizing’
2/20/2020 3:02 AM
It’s not just retirees – millennials also like the idea of smaller spaces. But even those who think it’s a wise move fear their loss of storage space might be a mistake. ...Read More
 
Soldier’s Widow Wins Property Tax Dispute
2/20/2020 3:02 AM
A Fla. constitutional amendment passed in 2012 gave tax relief to deceased soldiers’ families. Lawmakers decided they must be residents, but an appeals court disagreed. ...Read More
 
Home Values Rising Faster in 47% of Opportunity Zones
2/20/2020 3:02 AM
Opportunity Zones study: 47% had housing price gains higher than the national increase of 9.4%, though they’re also “among the most vulnerable to economic downturns.” ...Read More