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Orlando Regional REALTOR® Association

Orlando Regional REALTOR® Association

The Orlando Regional REALTOR® Association is one of the largest local trade associations in the state of Florida, with more than 11,500 members in Orange, Seminole, and the surrounding counties.

ORRA is composed of REALTORS® who are involved in residential and commercial real estate as brokers, salespeople, property managers, appraisers, counselors, and others who are engaged in all aspects of the real estate industry.

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Phone: 407.253.3580

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Orlando median home price jumps 11 percent as sales hold steady and inventory plummets

The Orlando housing market experienced increases in both median price and sales in February, while the inventory of homes available for purchase shrank by 21 percent in comparison to February of last year.
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REALTORS® recommend real-estate friendly candidates for election

ORRA is pleased to recommend REALTOR® Chris Sapp, Suzi Karr Realty, for election to Windermere Town Council along with additional candidates running for public office. The municipal election will be held on Tuesday, March 14.

REALTOR® AFFORDABLE HOUSING INITIATIVE EARNS DEVELOPMENT HONOR

The Orlando Regional REALTOR® Foundation has been honored with an Award of Excellence from the 2016 Orange County Sustainable Development Awards. The foundation is the charitable arm of the Orlando Regional REALTOR® Association, which as the nation’s 10th largest local REALTOR® organization represents more than 12,500 Central Florida real estate professionals. The mission of Orlando Regional REALTOR® Foundation is to address the area’s critical need for affordable, workforce housing.

Orlando home sales increase 2 percent as median price jumps 11 percent in January

The Orlando housing market experienced increases in both median price and sales in January, while the pool of homes available for purchase shrank by 21 percent in comparison to January of last year.
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PINE HILLS LEADS 2016 WITH GREATEST PERCENT OF INCREASE IN MEDIAN HOME PRICE

The Central Florida zip code 32808, which encompasses Pine Hills, saw the region’s highest percentage of increase in median home price during 2016, reports the Orlando Regional REALTOR® Association
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Orlando Regional REALTOR® Association Announces 2016 Award Winners

The Orlando Regional REALTOR® Association, which as the nation’s 10th largest REALTOR® association represents more than 12,500 Central Florida real estate professionals, has announced its 2016 award recipients.
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Bruce Elliott installed as 2017 president of the Orlando Regional REALTOR® Association

The Orlando Regional REALTOR® Association inducted member Bruce Elliott, Regal R.E. Professionals LLC, as 2017 president at its Annual Awards and Inaugural gala. “It is an honor and a duty to lead an organization whose members rely upon it so heavily for their success,” says Elliott. “My intent for 2017 is to further assist the association’s members by extending ORRA’s outreach via technology-driven distance learning and by developing additional community service projects for member participation.”
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Orlando home sales, median price increase along with mortgage rate in November

The Orlando Regional REALTOR® Association is one of the largest local trade associations in the state of Florida, with more than 12,000 members in Orange, Seminole, and the surrounding counties.
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Orlando REALTOR® to be installed as 2017 president of worldwide commercial real estate organization

The Orlando Regional REALTOR® Association is proud to announce that ORRA member Robin Webb, NAI Realvest, has been announced as incoming president of the CCIM Institute. “Having an Orlando REALTOR® in such a position of influence within the CCIM Institute indicates that Orlando’s commercial real estate industry is vibrant and sophisticated,” says 2017 ORRA President-elect Lou Nimkoff, Brio Real Estate Services.
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Orlando median price continues its upward trend as sales and inventory slip

The median price of Orlando area homes rose 14 percent year-over-year in October. Meanwhile, sales decreased 8 percent as inventory took its greatest year-over-year tumble in 2016 and dropped by 12 percent
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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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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.
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Orlando home sales jump 7 percent; median price rises 14 percent as inventory continues...

Sales of homes in Orlando experienced a year-over-year increase of 7.32 percent for the month of August, reports the Orlando Regional REALTOR® Association. The jump occurred amid yet another double-digit decrease in inventory, which continues to contribute to the area’s sustained rise in median price.
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Robert Muszynski named vice president of finance for the Orlando Regional REALTOR® Association

Robert is responsible for administering the financial and cash management affairs of the 12,500-member association. His duties include overseeing the accounting department, preparing for annual budget and audit activities, and serving as the staff liaison to ORRA’s budget/finance and investment committees.
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Orlando median price jumps 12 percent amid declines in both inventory and sales

The inventory of homes available for purchase in the Orlando area dropped by 10 percent in July 2016, contributing to a 6.28 percent decrease in sales and a 12.04 percent increase in median price when compared to July 2015. Inventory has experienced 13 consecutive months of year-over-year declines
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REALTORS® recommend real-estate friendly candidates for election

The Orlando Regional REALTOR® Association has released a list of area candidates that it, Florida REALTORS®, and the National Association of REALTORS® are supporting for election to public office on August 30. The REALTOR® organization recommends candidates who are sensitive to issues related to real estate, homeownership, and private property rights
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Decline in available inventory sends Orlando median home price soaring 15 percent in June

The median price of Orlando homes sold during the month of June increased 15 percent compared to June of last year, the result in part of yet another double-digit decline in inventory
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Orlando home inventory declines 11 percent in April, driving median price upward and stalling...

The median price of Orlando homes shot up nearly 10 percent in April compared to April 2015, while sales increased about two percent. Both the rise in values and the sluggish movement in sales continue be influenced by the area’s ever-declining inventory.
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ORRA HOUSING REPORT – MARCH 2016

Orlando's homebuying season kicks off with a decline in inventory and an increase in median price. The traditional start to Orlando’s homebuying season — April 1 — finds buyers continuing to grapple with a dwindling inventory that in March pushed home prices up 10 percent and restrained sales by 4 percent.
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ORRA HOUSING REPORT – FEBRUARY 2016

The inventory of Orlando homes available for purchase took another tumble in February, slowing year-over-year sales by 5 percent and driving a double digit increase in median price. The overall median price (all sales types and all home types combined) for the month of February 2016 is $185,000, a 12.19 percent jump compared to the $164,900 median price in February 2015. The median price is up 2.78 percent compared to the January 2016 median of $180,000

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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, www.Miamire.com, in May 2016. Colombia has now led the rankings for six consecutive months

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Ross Introduces Fair and Open Competition Act

U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (R-FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, this week introduced the Fair and Open Competition Act, which will reduce costs for taxpayers by encouraging all qualified construction companies to compete for federal and federally-funded construction projects. The bill further prevents federal agencies and recipients of federal funding from requiring contractors to sign controversial project labor agreements (PLAs) as a condition of winning federal or federally-assisted construction contracts