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Fla.’s Housing Market: More Sales, Higher Median Prices in Feb. 2021

ORLANDO, Fla. – Amid increased COVID-19 vaccinations and hopeful signs for the future, Florida’s housing market in February reported more closed sales, higher median prices, more new pending sales and increased pending inventory in February 2021 compared to a year ago, according to Florida Realtors® latest housing data. Single-family existing home sales rose 15.7 % compared to February 2020. …continue

Consumer Housing Confidence High – Finances Not So Much

WASHINGTON – Freddie Mac research finds uncertainty among renters and homeowners about their ability to pay their rent or mortgage during the pandemic.
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NAR Names Cape Coral/Fort Myers a Top Commercial Market

CHICAGO – The National Association of Realtors® (NAR) released its analysis of 52 commercial real estate markets on Wednesday, and one Florida community – Cape Coral/Fort Myers – made the top 10 list for 2021 for those with stronger economic and commercial market conditions when compared to national averages or indicators. …continue

Fla.’s Housing Market Continues Strong in January 2021

ORLANDO, Fla. – Florida’s housing market continued to show momentum in January even with the ongoing pandemic, with more closed sales, rising median prices, more new pending sales and increased pending inventory compared to a year ago, according to Florida Realtors® latest housing data. Single-family existing home sales rose 18% compared to a year ago. …continue

Where to Retire? WalletHub Ranks Fla. No. 1

ORLANDO, Fla. – For many people, a Florida retirement means warm year-round weather and no shoveling snow. But retirement living is a big decision. It’s not paradise if you run out of money. A state with good healthcare might have a high cost of living and high taxes. A state with affordable housing may have limited access to hospitals.
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