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July 16, 2018

Real Estate

2018's Best & Worst Cities for First-Time Home Buyers

Tampa is #2 for "Best City for First-Time Home Buyers," Miami ranks in the bottom, says WalletHub Read more »
Published on 7/16/2018

$29 million Florida condo comes with its own custom 'scent identity'

At a time when luxury-home sales are slowing, and sellers are desperately trying to distinguish their properties in an effort to attract buyers, a developer is offering a unique perk to the buyer of a two-story condominium unit in Sunny Isles Beach: Your own personal scent. Read more »
Published on 7/15/2018

West Villages Florida Ranks In Top 5 U.S. Master-Planned Communities by RCLCO

West Villages Florida, a 15,000-acre master-planned community in Sarasota County, Florida has again been named among the fastest selling Master-Planned Communities in the United States. Read more »
Published on 7/11/2018

Mortgage delinquency rates decline nationally, but Florida shows increase due to Irma

CoreLogic Loan "Performance Insights" study finds declining mortgage delinquency rates for April among states impacted by 2017 hurricanes. Read more »
Published on 7/11/2018

Rising interest rates, foreign investment impact South Florida commercial real estate market

More than halfway through 2018, the South Florida retail market is going through a combination of headwinds and tailwinds. Rising interest rates remain a focus for commercial real estate investors. International investors continue to show strong interest in retail properties. Shopping center landlords are also still facing competition from e-commerce and store closures. Read more »
Published on 7/6/2018

Foreign Investment in U.S. Commercial Real Estate Remains Strong, China and Mexico Top Investors

Florida was the top state where outside investors purchased and sold commercial property last year; California was third Read more »
Published on 7/2/2018

Time to Share: Marriott Vacations and ILG merge

Two of Florida's biggest publicly traded companies are joining forces, as Orlando-based Marriott Vacations Worldwide will buy Miami-based ILG in a $4.7 billion cash-and-stock deal. Read more »
Published on 6/28/2018

Profile: Jorge Perez and his Related Group

Related Group -- No. 42 on the largest private companies in Florida -- is riding the crest of the downtown development wave with high-end apartment and condo projects in Miami and abroad. Read more »
Published on 6/28/2018

Fla. housing market: Sales, median prices, new listings up in May 2018

In May, Florida's housing market reported more sales, higher median prices and more new listings from owners ready to sell, according to the latest housing data released by Florida Realtors®. Read more »
Published on 6/22/2018

New joint venture purchases ADT's global campus

A new joint venture partnership between Boca Raton, FL-based PEBB Enterprises and Chicago, IL-based Tortoise Properties has purchased the landmark ADT headquarters property on Yamato Road in Boca Raton, Florida. Read more »
Published on 6/20/2018

Opendoor Announces $325 Million in Series E Financing

Leading online real estate marketplace plans to expand to 50 markets by 2020; deepens technology investment to simplify home buying and selling experience Read more »
Published on 6/18/2018

Buyers From The North Drive Florida To Top of Fastest-Growing Luxury Markets

Realtor.com® data reveals luxury prices in Chicago, Boston, Brooklyn, and Manhattan, N.Y. stall Read more »
Published on 6/15/2018

CoreLogic Reports April Home Prices Up; Florida continues to show price resiliency

All 50 States Gained Value Year Over Year in April Only One-Third of the Nation's Top 50 Markets Were Considered At Value Home Prices Projected to Increase by 5.3 Percent by April 2019 Read more »
Published on 6/11/2018

Seriously Underwater U.S. Properties Down 291,000 From Year Ago in Q1 2018

Smallest Annual Decrease Since Tracking Began in Q1 2013 Read more »
Published on 6/8/2018

Fla. housing market: Sales, median prices, new listings up in April 2018

In April, Florida's housing sector reported more closed sales, higher median prices and more new listings from owners ready to enter the market, according to the latest housing data released by Florida Realtors®. Read more »
Published on 5/25/2018

Florida Land Values Strong Thanks to Rising Economy

mproving economic conditions are showing up in the results of the seventh edition of the “Lay of the Land Market Report.” The report provides an accounting of verified land sales from 2017. The update was released in April during the annual Lay of the Land Conference held at Champions Gate near Orlando. Read more »
Published on 5/17/2018

Commercial properties in Florida may implode, based on the outcome of the November vote

Every bubble eventually pops. In real estate, the million dollar question is always, when? Many Florida property owners may be surprised to find out that a very important vote, taking place this coming November, has the potential to impact the answer as to when our current bubble may implode. Read more »
Published on 5/14/2018

CoreLogic Reports Home Prices Up Again in March, This Time by 7 Percent

In March, Half of the Nation's Top 50 Markets Were Considered Overvalued Read more »
Published on 5/7/2018

McCraney Property Company Acquires 44 Acres in Orlando's Bustling Ocoee Market

Industrial developer's newest project, "Distribution 429," is in Orlando's hottest market according to market reports; brings SF of projects under some form of development in Southeast to ±7MSF Read more »
Published on 5/1/2018

Strategic Property Partners, LLC Commences Construction of Water Street Tampa with a JW Marriott Hotel

The JW Marriott Tampa Hotel represents the first of 10 buildings scheduled to break ground in new waterfront neighborhood over the next year Read more »
Published on 4/24/2018

Plans revealed for Riverwalk Place in Tampa - Gensler design to be tallest tower on Florida's west coast

Feldman Equities and Two Roads Development have released architectural plans and renderings Read more »
Published on 4/23/2018

Northeast Leon County Residents Protest High Density Housing Ahead Of Rezoning Vote

A potential zoning change pending before the Leon County Commission has got Northeast residents angry. Leon County like much of Florida is experiencing a housing boom, and much of that... Read more »
Published on 4/16/2018

Florida Housing Market: Sales, Median Prices, New Listings Up in Feb. 2018

Florida's housing market reported more closed sales, more new listings and higher median prices in February even as for-sale inventory remained tight, according to the latest housing data released by Florida Realtors®. Read more »
Published on 3/22/2018

Florida laws seem to favor landlords over renters, survey says

RENTCafé, a nationwide apartment search website, released a new study looking at the complex (and sometimes complicated) relationship between tenants and landlords, and found the most renter-friendly or landlord-friendly US states. Read more »
Published on 3/20/2018

Top office and industrial trends that will impact Northeast Florida in 2018

Businesses, investors and real estate owners are still watching and waiting for the office and industrial markets to catch up with the real estate boom happening in Florida and across the country. Jacksonville is still slow to recover fully from the recession, there are some high points in the market and indicators all analysts will be watching this year. Will this be a banner year for growth and expansion in these markets? Many economic indicators suggest the answer is “yes.” Read more »
Published on 2/27/2018

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