Category: Markets

Market Watch Q3 2015

Florida’s housing market continued to shine in September. Increases were seen in both sales and prices in virtually every metropolitan statistical area for single-family homes, townhomes and condos. View and download your local market statistics at http://osceolarealtors.org/category/market-watch/

Call For Action: Business Rent Tax

Dear REALTOR® The Florida Realtors have been strong supporters of the reduction and eventual elimination of the sales tax on commercial leases. This tax affects businesses, small and large. The Florida Realtors have been working with a coalition of representatives from the business community to show our broad support for this rate cut. Our coalition […]

7 takeaways from the NAR Vacation Home and Investment Property Report

7 takeaways from the NAR Vacation Home and Investment Property Report With the release of the National Association of Realtors’ annual report on vacation home and investment property activity comes confirmation that the second-home market is booming while the rate of investment property purchase is declining. The report touches on many areas that show a drive toward […]

Realtor.com®: ‘This Is No Housing Bubble’

Home prices are rising at a more rapid pace than they were just a few months ago, as demand outpaces supply. Existing-home sales surged 9 percent year-over-year in March and home prices were up 8 percent over last year, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. What’s more, with tight inventories plaguing many markets, the median […]

Why aren’t more potential sellers selling?

NEW YORK – March 31, 2015 – Existing-home sales are up nearly 5 percent from last year, but sales would be much higher if it wasn’t for the negative equity overhang, economists say. The National Association of Realtors® recently reported that existing-home sales increased 4.7 percent in February compared to a year ago. But with […]

Housing Trends Continue to Show Improvement 
in February

Recent stats from NAR’s Economist’s Outlook blog show a continuing improvement in existing home sales from February of last year.  Year over year improvement was up 4.7%, while sales were up 1.2% from the month prior.  Inventory remains tight nationwide, helping to drive up home prices.  The national median existing-home price for all housing types […]

December Market Minute

What’s happening in Florida’s housing market? Real estate is a vital part of the economy in the Sunshine State, and Florida Realtors® serves as the voice for real estate in Florida. In this Market Minute, Florida Realtors® Chief Economist Dr. John Tuccillo updates you on the state’s housing statistics and provides insight into what the […]

Sustainable groove

In November, Florida’s housing market shows prices continue to climb, with a median sales price for a single-family home at $176,000 and condos at $140,000. Gradual changes are moving mostly in the right direction on all metrics. Find out what’s happening in your area, and check out out our past market videos.    

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