Archive for category: Florida Housing Market

10 Surprising Facts about Orange County Real Estate

10 Surprising Facts about Orange County Real Estate

If you were to ask Orange County property appraiser Rick Singh, he’d tell you that the real estate market here is the healthiest that it has been in years. Singh recently hosted the first State of Real Estate Forum at Full Sail Live. The appraiser talked about many of the […]

 

Buying a Home is a Better Option than You Think

Buying a Home is a Better Option than You Think

In the classic rent vs. buy debate, we’ve seen plenty of experts make passionate defenses for both sides. Then there are people like Kelly Foley who are left to wonder why there’s even a debate to begin with. Foley is a data analyst who moved to South Florida from Michigan […]

 

Why Does Florida Lead the Nation in Cash Home Sales?

Why Does Florida Lead the Nation in Cash Home Sales?

Recent statistics show that many of the housing markets in Florida are experiencing a very positive start to the year. Home prices in the Orlando Metro area continued their steady climb during February, and we expect to see similar results after housing market reports are compiled for March. At the […]

 

The House Passes the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act

The House Passes the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act

Many homeowners in Florida and other flood-prone areas were faced with an ever increasing sense of dread late last year. This was the fear of huge flood insurance premium hikes as a result of the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act. Some homeowners in high risk areas were facing a potential […]

 

Florida Housing Market Predicted to be Number 1 in 2014

Florida Housing Market Predicted to be Number 1 in 2014

Despite concerns over flood insurance rate premiums, real estate experts believe that Florida’s housing market is going to be the one to keep an eye on this next year. A new report predicts that Florida will edge out other recovering markets to regain the national title again in 2014. According […]