NAR: Pending home sales weaken in Jan.

NAR: Pending home sales weaken in Jan.

WASHINGTON – Feb. 27, 2017 – Insufficient supply levels led to a lull in contract activity in the Midwest and...

Fla.’s housing market: More sales, rising prices in Jan.

Fla.’s housing market: More sales, rising prices in Jan.

ORLANDO, Fla. – Feb. 22, 2017 – Florida’s housing market reported more closed sales, higher median prices, increased pending sales...

NAHB: Home affordability favorable but at eight-year low

NAHB: Home affordability favorable but at eight-year low

WASHINGTON – Feb. 21, 2017 – The U.S. has a shortage of buildable lots and skilled labor, excessive regulations, rising...

Homeowner tax breaks: It’s not just the property

Homeowner tax breaks: It’s not just the property

NEW YORK – Feb. 21, 2017 – Owning a property can unlock some of the biggest potential tax breaks most...

50.1% in Fla. say ‘It’s a good time to buy a house’

50.1% in Fla. say ‘It’s a good time to buy a house’

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Feb. 16, 2017 – Homeownership nationwide is at a record low, but a slim majority of Floridians...

This Fed action could send mortgage rates higher

This Fed action could send mortgage rates higher

WASHINGTON – Feb. 14, 2017 – Almost a decade after it all began, the Federal Reserve is finally talking about...

Buying, selling or renovating? Pets’ opinions count

Buying, selling or renovating? Pets’ opinions count

  WASHINGTON (February 13, 2017) — When making decisions about buying, selling or renovating their home, Americans, by and large,...

Mortgage interest deduction could be irrelevant

Mortgage interest deduction could be irrelevant

WASHINGTON – Feb. 10, 2017 – The chairman of the tax-writing House Ways & Means Committee joined Realtors® at the...

Fla.’s housing market ends 2016 with higher prices

Fla.’s housing market ends 2016 with higher prices

ORLANDO, Fla. – Feb. 9, 2017 – Florida’s housing market wrapped up 2016 with more new listings, higher median prices...

Renovations spruce up several large Fort Lauderdale hotels

Renovations spruce up several large Fort Lauderdale hotels

  Arlene Satchell, Sun Sentinel   A handful of Fort Lauderdale’s biggest hotels welcomed the New Year with fresh looks and revised menus...