Browsing Posts In: Florida Real Estate

Stage Your Home to Sell

April 24, 2018

When you’re selling your home, it’s easy to assume that you can just pop the “For Sale” sign in the yard and let your agent do their work. But the real trick to selling your home is in staging. Staging is what you see people on HGTV doing with their newly designed homes before anyone […]

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How to Increase Your Home’s Resale Value

April 10, 2018

When you begin thinking of buying your home, you probably think it’s as simple as hiring a Real Estate agent and listing the home as high as possible so you can make some money back. Pop the “For Sale” sign in the front yard, give the house a good cleaning, and you’re good go go, […]

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The Benefits of an Eco-Friendly Home

April 3, 2018

Living in an eco-friendly home is not only beneficial to its occupants, but also to the planet. Eco-friendly homes offer comfort, durability, lower energy bills, and an increase in value when it comes time to resell. Here are a few simple tips to make a home eco-friendlier: Paint Choices Volatile organic compounds are chemicals found […]

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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 […]

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Recent Florida Housing Data Shows Sales and Prices Up

December 12, 2017

Recent Florida housing market data reported by Florida REALTORS® shows new pending sales, new home listings, overall sales, and median prices all increased for October, despite continued inventory shortages. The number of sales for single-family homes totaled 20,543 for October in Florida, an increase of 2 percent in comparison to October of last year. “Home […]

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NABOR Report Shows Robust Sales for Naples Area

October 25, 2017

Broker analysts reviewing the August 2017 Market Report released by the Naples Area Board of REALTORS® (NABOR®), which track home listings and sales within Collier County (excluding Marco Island), said the sale of 685 homes was significant for August – an increase of 5 percent compared to August 2016. This was encouraging news for industry […]

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Housing Market Held Steady on Positive Path

October 2, 2017

The housing market remained on a positive path for Florida in August, with a higher number of closed sales, higher number of pending sales, increased number of new listings and increasing median prices, according to the latest housing data released by Florida Realtors®. Sales of single-family homes statewide totaled 25,235 for August, representing an increase […]

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Florida Housing Path Remains Encouraging

September 5, 2017

Florida’s residential real estate market remained on an encouraging path in the second quarter of this year with an increase in closed sales, increased median prices and a higher number of pending sales, according to the most recent housing market data released by Florida REALTORS®. Closed sales of single-family homes statewide totaled 79,888 in 2Q […]

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Floridians More Optimistic About Economy Overall

August 29, 2017

Consumer sentiment among residents of Florida increased 1.5 points in July to 97.7, representing the second-highest reading since March 2002. Out of the five factors that make up the index, three increased and two decreased. Overall views of one’s personal financial situation now likened with a year ago showed the largest decrease in the July […]

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Suggestions for First Time Homebuyers

August 15, 2017

Buying a home for the first time can be stressful and the related costs can be overwhelming. For most, it is the largest purchase one has made and the process can also be confusing. An analysis of the Census report by Trulia determined that owner households formed at double the rate of renter households in […]

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