Florida Realtors News
A university analysis finds that racial discrimination in mortgage lending hasn’t declined much in the past 30-40 years.
Rents for single-family units, including condos, rose 3% year-over-year in November 2019
2020 will mark a 40-year high for new apartments
It’s the highest level in 13 years as the single-family home-start component rose 11.2%.
A proposed constitutional amendment for a “competitive” Fla.
The plan would ease environmental rules for some projects, set time limits for federal reviews and allow regulators to assess “cumulative” effects on climate change.
Freddie Mac said Thursday the average rate for a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage eased to 3.72% from last week’s 3.74%.
It’s now easier and more convenient to close deals between distant buyers and sellers thanks to new remote notary laws
Many Realtors consider photographs “part of the listing data” that they can re-use – but they’re not.
The relatively active season came to a close, and while the 18 storms made it the fourth most-lively season in 150 years, only one storm – Dorian – threatened a Florida disaster after stalling over the Bahamas, where it caused massive damage.
Single-family loans bought by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac can be as high as $510,400 ($484,350 currently) starting in January – up to $765,600 in high-cost areas.
Rates rose this week amid optimism over prospects for economy, though they’re still at historically low levels – an incentive for prospective homebuyers.
Lee County homeowners deserve more than $13.6M after the state cut down their citrus trees, another court ruled.
“Risk Rating 2.0” now goes into effect Oct. 1, 2021.
Pres. Eric Sain and CEO Margy Grant accepted a $10K check from NAR for Florida Realtors successful “You, Only Better” campaign to encourage participation in C2EX
Northerners are struggling.
While Census data can’t clearly say Fla.’s up-tick in in-migration is due to lower taxes or more retirees, it suggests that Conn.
Study: In Florida, total student debt is $75.9 billion owed by 2,197,000 borrowers, according to realtor.com, making it difficult to buy a home.
Builders see their market moving in the right direction, with the “unsustainable” level of multifamily starts slowing and the number of single-family starts growing.
The Disaster Relief donation, which NAR will distribute, helps support those affected by a disaster, such as the recent flooding in Texas and wildfires in California.