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Do You Qualify for a Short Sale?

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December 20, 2016

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Research & Insights

Do You Qualify for a Short Sale?

The rate of foreclosure is fairly high here in Central Florida, despite overall positive trends in our housing market this year. If you’re a homeowner and worried you may become the newest foreclosure statistic, you’ve probably considered the option of a short sale. You’re likely facing a lot of big […]

 

How Affordable Is It to Buy a Home in Orlando?

How Affordable Is It to Buy a Home in Orlando?

We’ve discussed the housing price situation in several of our prior posts, and how experts predicted the market to level off over the course of this year. While the city of Orlando still has one of the most affordable housing markets in the country for interested homebuyers, a new study shows […]

 

Home Prices in Orlando Continued Their Climb in February

Home Prices in Orlando Continued Their Climb in February

The Orlando Regional Realtor Association (ORRA) reported a 42 percent increased in the housing inventory last month as people prepare for the spring “selling” season. This is to be expected, but home prices have continued to climb in Orlando at an unexpected rate. It seems that demand for listings in […]

 

Cities to Relocate: Orlando Ranks in Top 10 Nationwide

Cities to Relocate: Orlando Ranks in Top 10 Nationwide

You’ve probably heard the old saying “we are flying south for the winter”. Thousands of people make their annual winter pilgrimage to warmer weather in Florida. Most of these “snowbirds” are only part-time residents coming down to ride out the colder months. However, recent housing trends suggest that more snowbirds […]

 

Orlando Housing Market Sees Jump in Foreclosure Filings for January

Orlando Housing Market Sees Jump in Foreclosure Filings for January

A new report shows that there was a jump in Orlando foreclosure filings towards the turn of the new year. Although many Orlando homeowners still face an equity crisis, several distressed neighborhoods made a big comeback last year. So what could cause this recent spike in filings? Analysts believe that […]