December was a Sellers’ Market with Increased Sale Prices and Fewer New Listings

December was a Sellers’ Market with Increased Sale Prices and Fewer New Listings

Fort Lauderdale, FL January 24st 2017 An increase in both median and average sales prices across the board and a...

Real Estate Trends: Fla. ‘outperformed’ the U.S.

Real Estate Trends: Fla. ‘outperformed’ the U.S.

ORLANDO, Fla. – Jan. 27, 2017 — In 2016, Florida’s economy outperformed the nation in part because of better job...

When should buyers lock in a mortgage rate?

When should buyers lock in a mortgage rate?

CHICAGO – Jan. 25, 2017 – A mortgage rate lock helps protect homebuyers from fluctuating mortgage rates as they’re getting...

Fla.’s housing market: Median prices rise in Dec. 2016

Fla.’s housing market: Median prices rise in Dec. 2016

NAR: Existing-home sales slide in December, but 2016 hits 10-year high. ORLANDO, Fla. – Jan. 24, 2017 – Florida’s housing...

HUD suspends FHA mortgage ins. premium reduction

HUD suspends FHA mortgage ins. premium reduction

  WASHINGTON – Jan. 20, 2017 – The Federal Housing Administration-insured (FHA) announced two weeks ago that it would cut...

Sellers in a “mourning period” over dropping prices, continued slowdown: Elliman reports

Sellers in a “mourning period” over dropping prices, continued slowdown: Elliman reports

Continued slowdown means the difference between asking and closing prices is increasing January 19, 2017 10:40AM By Katherine Kallergis «...

2017 Home Design Trends

2017 Home Design Trends

Learn about the latest on the residential style horizon so you can help clients meet their own needs as well...

Millennials more willing to buy those fixer-uppers

Millennials more willing to buy those fixer-uppers

NEW YORK – Jan. 18, 2017 – Millennial first-time homeowners are showing more willingness than previous generations to complete do-it-yourself...

In 10 years, today’s ‘smart home’ may seem stupid

In 10 years, today’s ‘smart home’ may seem stupid

ORLANDO, Fla. – Jan. 18, 2017 – Attendees at the 2017 International Builders’ Show and the Kitchen & Bath Industry...

The best referrals come from previous clients

The best referrals come from previous clients

CHICAGO – Jan. 18, 2017 – Referrals can be a big source of a real estate agent’s business and key...