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Hot Housing Market: January New-Home Sales Up 4.3%
2/24/2021 3:02 AM
Sales came in at 923K – much higher than the 842K economists expected even after revising Dec. numbers. That increase is also 19.3% higher than sales in Jan. 2020. ...Read More
 
Dare to Compare: What Does $300,000 Buy in Fla.?
2/24/2021 3:02 AM
Florida Realtors economist: A lesson learned during the pandemic: Remote workers who aren’t tied to a specific location can search for housing values located anywhere. And with flexibility, it’s still possible to find a 3-bed, 2-bath Fla. home for $300,000 or less. Read More
 
Anti-LGBTQ Housing Bias Illegal Based on Court Decisions
2/24/2021 3:02 AM
A Supreme Court ruling that sex discrimination includes LGBTQ now applies to housing – and the Fla. Commission on Human Relations says it will investigate complaints. ...Read More
 
Condo Q&A: Hot Water Heater Caused Damages: Who Pays?
2/24/2021 3:02 AM
A condo unit’s water heater burst and the flooding damaged other neighbor’s units. It’s an insurable situation, but which insurance policy applies? It’s complicated. ...Read More
 
Americans Got Serious About Home Upgrades During Pandemic
2/24/2021 3:02 AM
People spent big money on their homes last year. Lowe’s extended its sales streak through Christmas, and Home Depot’s 4Q profits almost doubled year-to-year. ...Read More
 
New Kitchen Designs: The Future Is in the Past
2/24/2021 3:02 AM
Some of 2021’s hottest new looks reflect 1970’s taste, including natural wood finishes and seamless cabinetry without any hardware. ...Read More
 
PPP Loans: Do You Qualify? Should You Apply?
2/23/2021 2:02 AM
While a lifeline to struggling businesses, PPP loans also created confusion – but new easy-to-understand guidelines cover applying, second-draw loans and PPP forgiveness. ...Read More
 
Feb. Consumer Confidence Continues Optimistic Trend
2/23/2021 2:02 AM
If consumer spending drives the economy, a rebound in confidence reflected in the Feb. and Jan. reports suggests a slow emergence from the darkest days of the pandemic. Consumers’ attitudes about their current finances rose for the first time in three months. Read More
 
U.S. Home Prices Up 10.1% in Dec. – Highest Since 2014
2/23/2021 2:02 AM
Fueled by low interest rates and high buyer demand, home prices surged 10.1% higher year-to-year in Dec., according to the Case-Shiller 20-city home price index. ...Read More
 
Which Metros Have Largest White-Black Homeownership Gap?
2/23/2021 2:02 AM
LendingTree compared Black homeownership rates relative to their share of a metro’s population. In Fla., the biggest gap was in Jacksonville, the smallest in Orlando. ...Read More




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Hot Housing Market: January New-Home Sales Up 4.3%
2/24/2021 3:02 AM
Sales came in at 923K – much higher than the 842K economists expected even after revising Dec. numbers. That increase is also 19.3% higher than sales in Jan. 2020. ...Read More
 
Dare to Compare: What Does $300,000 Buy in Fla.?
2/24/2021 3:02 AM
Florida Realtors economist: A lesson learned during the pandemic: Remote workers who aren’t tied to a specific location can search for housing values located anywhere. And with flexibility, it’s still possible to find a 3-bed, 2-bath Fla. home for $300,000 or less. Read More
 
Anti-LGBTQ Housing Bias Illegal Based on Court Decisions
2/24/2021 3:02 AM
A Supreme Court ruling that sex discrimination includes LGBTQ now applies to housing – and the Fla. Commission on Human Relations says it will investigate complaints. ...Read More
 
Condo Q&A: Hot Water Heater Caused Damages: Who Pays?
2/24/2021 3:02 AM
A condo unit’s water heater burst and the flooding damaged other neighbor’s units. It’s an insurable situation, but which insurance policy applies? It’s complicated. ...Read More
 
Americans Got Serious About Home Upgrades During Pandemic
2/24/2021 3:02 AM
People spent big money on their homes last year. Lowe’s extended its sales streak through Christmas, and Home Depot’s 4Q profits almost doubled year-to-year. ...Read More
 
New Kitchen Designs: The Future Is in the Past
2/24/2021 3:02 AM
Some of 2021’s hottest new looks reflect 1970’s taste, including natural wood finishes and seamless cabinetry without any hardware. ...Read More
 
PPP Loans: Do You Qualify? Should You Apply?
2/23/2021 2:02 AM
While a lifeline to struggling businesses, PPP loans also created confusion – but new easy-to-understand guidelines cover applying, second-draw loans and PPP forgiveness. ...Read More
 
Feb. Consumer Confidence Continues Optimistic Trend
2/23/2021 2:02 AM
If consumer spending drives the economy, a rebound in confidence reflected in the Feb. and Jan. reports suggests a slow emergence from the darkest days of the pandemic. Consumers’ attitudes about their current finances rose for the first time in three months. Read More
 
U.S. Home Prices Up 10.1% in Dec. – Highest Since 2014
2/23/2021 2:02 AM
Fueled by low interest rates and high buyer demand, home prices surged 10.1% higher year-to-year in Dec., according to the Case-Shiller 20-city home price index. ...Read More
 
Which Metros Have Largest White-Black Homeownership Gap?
2/23/2021 2:02 AM
LendingTree compared Black homeownership rates relative to their share of a metro’s population. In Fla., the biggest gap was in Jacksonville, the smallest in Orlando. ...Read More