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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 […]

 

Professional Home Staging Improves Sales Odds

Professional Home Staging Improves Sales Odds

As the competition to sell homes in Orlando continues to heat up, first-time home sellers must take things to a whole new level to reel in prospective buyers. Home staging is becoming a staple for selling homes as quickly as possible, with some sellers hiring professionals to help ensure that […]

 

International Transactions Down in Florida Housing Market

International Transactions Down in Florida Housing Market

If you remember from our previous post on cash sales in the Florida housing market, it has been quite strong since the housing recession began turning around. Indeed, some might argue that international investors have helped reinforce this recovery period. That being said, it seems like the number of homes […]

 

Flood Insurance Reform Could Cause Serious Problems for Home Owners

Flood Insurance Reform Could Cause Serious Problems for Home Owners

In their attempt to rectify the National Flood Insurance Program, Congress has approved certain changes to the flood insurance law that will lead to a significant price jump for property owners in the state of Florida. Not only could this greatly affect home owners around the Sunshine State, but it […]