Browsing Posts In: Homes in Estero

Estero Ranks Amongst Top Cities with Best Money Management Skills

March 27, 2018

If you have ever applied for a loan or a credit card, you know how significant your credit score is in attempting to attain credit. Credit scores represent financial habits and also show how well someone is at managing their debts. As a method in determining where across the United States Americans are best at handling their finances, WalletHub compared the median credit scores of […]

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Year-to-Year Homeownership Rate Increase

March 6, 2018

The U.S. homeownership rate rose to 64.2 percent in the fourth quarter of 2017 from 63.7 percent a year earlier, according to data released recently by the U.S. Census Bureau. The year-to-year increase is the first one in 13 years, and it was driven by young buyers who purchased their first homes. The share of Americans who own a home has been on […]

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Looking at Florida Real Estate Expectations for 2018

February 27, 2018

Florida’s economy expanded in 2017, and that growth is expected to continue through 2018, according to economists and business data experts who spoke to a crowd of about 500 REALTORS® at the 2018 Florida Real Estate Trends event recently during Florida Realtors Mid-Winter Business Meetings. “For 2018, from a business point of view, Florida’s economy benefits from a growing population, strong and growing […]

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Strong 2017 Close for Southwest Florida Residential Real Estate

February 20, 2018

The Southwest Florida housing market closed 2017 with robust results, according to end of year market reports recently released. Real estate sales and overall housing market conditions as a whole are based on many factors. In 2017, the area saw above average employment rates, low inflation, record stock market activity, and increased consumer confidence. Looking into 2018, there are additional factors that will […]

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February 13, 2018

The housing market experienced quite a bit of change in 2017 and developments forecasted for 2018 seem to follow suit. The realtor.com® data team reviewed historical data and other economic indicators and has put together a forecast of what is in store for this year. From housing inventory shifts to price increases to generational and regional changes, here are a few of the […]

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