Fla.’s Housing Market Shows Rising Median Prices in Sept. 2016

Florida’s housing market reported more new listings, increased median prices and fewer all-cash closed sales in September, according to the latest housing data released by Florida Realtors

U.S. Rep. Castor’s statement on reported deceptive strategy behind FL’s solar amendment

U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor (FL14) released the statement below following the reported deceptive strategy behind Florida’s solar amendment. “I represent the State of Florida on the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee and have a bird’s-eye view of energy policy across America.

Broward’s “A Way Home” Homeless Initiative Awarded $437,000

This month, the Florida Department of Children and Families' Office of Homelessness completed its annual State Emergency Solutions Grant ("ESG"), Temporary Assistance for Needy Families ("TANF") Prevention Assistance, Challenge Grant awards for Fiscal Year 2017. Broward County's "A Way Home" Continuum of Care has been awarded $200,000 in ESG funds; $31,500 in TANF Prevention funds; and $205,500 in Challenge Grant funds for a total of $437,000 in new funding to our community


U.S. Representative Patrick E. Murphy (FL-18) called on the Army Corps and FEMA to work together to repair damage to Florida's beaches following Hurricane Matthew to protect the coastline and mitigate future damage. Strong shorelines and dunes provide vital barriers to protect lives and property from storm surges and beach restoration is found to have a high return on investment

Orlando home sales increase 3 percent as median price continues upward march and climbs...

The median price of Orlando homes rose 12 percent year-over-year in September, while sales increased by 3 percent. The supply of homes available for purchase in the Orlando area slid downward by 10 percent.
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Capital Pacific Sells Burger King in Spring Hill, FL

Capital Pacific, a leading retail investment brokerage firm, recently represented the seller of a 3,510 SF Burger King located on the southeast corner of Spring Hill Drive and Anderson Snow Road, in Spring Hill, FL. The property was sold all-cash for $1,305,000 to a non-1031 buyer

Realtors Commercial Alliance of MIAMI Hosts Commercial Super Conference

The Realtors Commercial Alliance of the MIAMI Association of Realtors (RCA MIAMI) will present its 16th annual Commercial Super Conference on Friday. Five panels and more than 20 speakers will discuss the future of commercial real estate and how Miami firms are leveraging technology and research to connect with the global economy.

Temporary Lane Closures of W Davis Boulevard and residential roads on Davis Islands to...

Several residential roads on Davis Islands will be paved beginning on Monday, October 17, 2016, as part of City’s Resurfacing Project. The paving will be completed in three (3) phases

Rubio Presses President Obama to Resolve $8 Billion Castro Regime Owes Americans for Stolen...

U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) today pressed President Obama on his administration’s failure to seek just compensation for Americans whose properties have been illegally confiscated by the Castro regime in Cuba. Over 5,900 certified legal claims valued at more than $8 billion remain unresolved by the regime, leaving American property owners with financial losses.

Landlords Invited to Recruitment Initiative Breakfast Meeting

County Commissioners and the Broward Homeless Continuum of Care invite landlords to a free breakfast meeting, Wednesday, October 19th, from 8:30-11AM at the Fort Lauderdale Woman's Club, 20 S. Andrews Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, to learn about the County's plans to address homelessness and how landlords can play a strong role


TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - (RealEstateRama) -- Following the landfall of Hurricane Matthew, Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater has extended the operating hours of the Department...


Following the landfall of Hurricane Matthew, many Floridians are now beginning the process of notifying their insurance carrier of damaged property and items and taking steps to make temporary repairs to prevent additional damage. CFO Jeff Atwater, Insurance Commissioner David Altmaier, and Insurance Consumer Advocate Sha’Ron James encourage Floridians to be prompt in notifying their insurance companies and cautious of repair deals that sound too good to be true


As Hurricane Matthew continues to impact Florida, residents affected by the storm will soon begin the process of surveying damages to their property and belongings. Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater and Insurance Commissioner David Altmaier have the following tips to help consumers as they begin the process of filing insurance claims on damaged property and belongings

Diaz-Balart Announces Funds for Transit Oriented Development Planning Along the East-West Corridor

Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) released the following statement after Miami-Dade County was awarded a $960,000 grant from the Federal Transit Administration’s Pilot Program for Transit Oriented Development (TOD) Planning. In August, Diaz-Balart spoke with DOT Deputy Secretary Victor Mendez to express his strong support for Miami-Dade’s application

Lou Nimkoff voted 2017 president-elect of the Orlando Regional REALTOR® Association

Members of the Orlando Regional REALTOR® Association have voted for Lou Nimkoff, Brio Real Estate Services LLC, to serve as the association’s 2017 president-elect. Nimkoff will automatically ascend to the association’s president position in 2018.

Miami Realtors Member Jose Fernandez Named Humanitarian of the Year

MIAMI Association of REALTORS® (MIAMI) member Jose Fernandez’s lifelong devotion to community service earned him the 2016 Humanitarian of the Year from Florida Realtors, a prestigious state award that highlights the many causes, charities and organizations MIAMI’s 42,000 members are supporting in South Florida and abroad.

Miami Realtors Showcase South Florida Real Estate in India

The MIAMI Association of REALTORS® (MIAMI) promoted South Florida at India’s largest real estate event, NAR-INDIA, to advance the growing trend of local Indian buyers and investors. MIAMI met and provided printed reference materials with important South Florida market facts to top Indian and global brokers at the 8th annual event held Aug. 13-14 in New Delhi

Justice Department Files Housing Discrimination Lawsuit Against Owner and Managers of Florida Mobile Home...

The Justice Department announced today that it has filed a lawsuit against James C. Goss, the owner, and Cathy Plante and Joey Gwozdz, the managers, of May Grove Village Mobile Home Park, an 81-lot property in Lakeland, Florida.  The lawsuit alleges that the defendants discriminated against African Americans in violation of the Fair Housing Act

Publication Honored for Writing, Design Excellence

Florida Realtor, the Business Magazine of Florida Real Estate and monthly trade publication of Florida Realtors®, recently won 10 awards in the 2016 Florida Magazine Association’s (FMA) competition.

City of Tampa Announces Winning Bid for City Council Lot

Mayor Bob Buckhorn announced today that HRI Properties of New Orleans submitted the winning bid for the downtown block that the City of Tampa issued a Request for Proposals on August 2, 2016.


Colombia tops all Foreign Searches for Miami Real Estate

Colombia continues to lead all foreign countries searching for South Florida real estate, according to new data from the MIAMI Association of REALTORS® (MIAMI). The South American nation finished as the top international country using MIAMI’s search portal,, in May 2016. Colombia has now led the rankings for six consecutive months


Fla.’s Housing Market Shows Rising Median Prices in Sept. 2016

Florida’s housing market reported more new listings, increased median prices and fewer all-cash closed sales in September, according to the latest housing data released by Florida Realtors

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Attorney General Pam Bondi Announces New Procedures Banks Must Follow to...

TALLAHASSEE, FL - October 2, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Attorney General Pam Bondi, along with her colleagues on the National Mortgage Settlement Monitoring Committee, today announced that Bank of America and Wells Fargo have agreed to implement new procedures designed to address possible violations of the national mortgage servicing settlement.Traffic School for Florida