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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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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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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 2017, an increase of 3.7 percent over 2Q […]

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