Property, Rentals, Transactions

Property, Rentals, Transactions

Florida’s Existing Home, Condo Sales Rise in February 2009

ORLANDO, FL - March 24, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Florida’s existing home sales rose in February, making it the sixth consecutive month that sales activity showed increases in the year-to-year comparison, according to the latest housing data released by the Florida Association of Realtors® (FAR). February’s statewide sales also increased over January’s figures in both the existing home and existing condo markets

Simple Home Maintenance Can Prevent Spring Leaks

TAMPA, FL - March 23, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Spring showers can bring more than May flowers. Seasonal changes in temperature and moisture levels could lead to costly leaks. According to the Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS), five areas of the home need a closer look this time of year, and if necessary, simple maintenance.

Florida Housing Expands Online Affordable Rental Housing Locator

Tallahassee,FL - March 18, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Florida Housing Finance Corporation (Florida Housing) recently announced its newly expanded free, web-based rental housing locator service—www.FloridaHousingSearch.org. This Web site links people with affordable and available rental housing throughout Florida.

IBHS Supports Call by Florida CFO Sink to Harden Homes

TAMPA, FL - March 13, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) today voiced its support for a push to harden Florida homes, a recommendation made to the state legislature by Florida Chief Financial Officer Alex Sink.

IBHS Provides Property Protection Tips for Severe Winter Weather

TAMPA - March 02, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) is offering guidance to help home and business owners protect their property from severe winter weather, including roof collapse from the weight of heavy snow and water damage due to ice dams.

Florida’s Existing Home, Condo Sales Rise in January 2009

ORLANDO, FL - February 27, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Florida’s existing home sales rose in January, making it the fifth month in a row that sales activity showed increases in the year-to-year comparison, according to the latest housing data released by the Florida Association of Realtors® (FAR).

Ventas to Present at the Citi 2009 Global Property CEO Conference

CHICAGO, IL - February 26, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Ventas, Inc. (NYSE:VTR) ("Ventas" or the "Company") announced today that management will make a presentation regarding the Company at the Citi 2009 Global Property CEO Conference in Naples, Florida on Monday, March 2, 2009 at 8:25 a.m. Eastern Time

Florida’s Existing Home, Condo Sales Rise in December 2008

ORLANDO, FL - January 26, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Florida’s existing home sales rose in December, making it the fourth consecutive month that sales activity demonstrated gains in the year-to-year comparison, according to the latest housing data released by the Florida Association of Realtors® (FAR).

Florida Association of Realtors Offers Seniors a Chance to Win Up to $6,000 in...

ORLANDO, FL - January 13, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Attention Florida high school seniors: Time is running out for you to win up to $6,000 to help pay for college tuition next year.

Planning for college? The Florida Association of Realtors® offers a total of $28,000 in...

ORLANDO, FL - November 17, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — Florida high school seniors: Are you filling out college applications and poring over potential scholarship...

Realtors Help Bring an Orlando Family Home

ORLANDO, FL - November 06, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — Orlando resident Martina Dunston has spent more than 300 hours over the past two years...

Miami Realtor Wins FAR’s 2008 Realtor Achievement Award

ORLANDO, FL - October 09, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — Nancy Hogan, a member of the Realtor® Association of Greater Miami and the Beaches, has...

Tampa Realtor Is FAR’s 2008 Realtor Associate of the Year

ORLANDO, FL - October 08, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — Tampa Realtor® Susanna Madden has been named Florida's 2008 Associate Realtor of the Year by...

Florida Realtor Magazine Wins Top Awards

ORLANDO, FL - September 9, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — Florida Realtor, the Business Magazine of Florida Real Estate and monthly trade publication of the Florida...

Pilot Program Attempts to Preserve Affordable Housing Stock in Florida

Tallahassee, FL - August 12, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — In response to the need to increase the preservation of existing affordable housing stock, Florida...

Three Local Families Receive Keys to New Homes

West Oaks Mall Sponsors Affordable Home Construction Orlando, Fla., July 29, 2008 (RealEstateRama) - Habitat for Humanity Orlando recently dedicated three houses to local families during...

Confidence in rental market weakens

WASHINGTON – June 4, 2008 – Builder confidence in the rental apartment market dropped in the first quarter of 2008, according to the latest...

Five technology predictions for real estate

WASHINGTON – May 19, 2008 – Powerful mobile tools, voice-activated devices and a lot of video will better connect real estate practitioners with their...

Mortgage Contracting Services Experiences Strong First Quarter Growth

TAMPA, Fla., April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Mortgage Contracting Services (MCS), a provider of property preservation and inspection services for the mortgage industry, today announced...

Florida Housing Authority Returned to Local Control After Four Years Under Federal Receivership

WASHINGTON - Following four years under federal control, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) retuned the Riviera Beach (Fla.) Housing Authority...

Popular Government & Nonprofit Press Releases

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

Recent Government & Nonprofit Press Releases

Veterans’ Home in Daytona Beach Has Residential Openings

The Emory L. Bennett State Veterans’ Nursing Home in Volusia County has openings for qualified veterans. The 120-bed skilled nursing facility, located at 1920 Mason Avenue in Daytona Beach, has a number of available rooms for both male and female veterans.