ORRA HOUSING MARKET REPORT – JULY 2018
Prospective homebuyers will be cheered to learn that the rocketing rise in prices Orlando has seen over the past years stabilized this summer in the healthy single-digits. For the last three months
JTHS-MIAMI Realtors Collect School Supplies for Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County
The Jupiter-Tequesta-Hobe Sound Council of the MIAMI Association of REALTORS® (JTHS-MIAMI) collected $800 worth of school supplies for Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County children during its annual school supply drive.
Diaz-Balart Works with HUD Secretary Carson, Local Officials to End Veteran Homelessness in Miami-Dade...
Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson were joined by U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness Executive Director Matthew Doherty, HUD Region IV Administrator Denise Cleveland-Leggett, Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez, Miami-Dade County Commissioners Esteban Bovo, Jose “Pepe” Diaz, and Rebeca Sosa, Homeless Trust Chairman Ron Book, and Miami VA Healthcare System Director Paul Russo
ORRA HOUSING MARKET REPORT – JUNE 2018
The inventory of homes available for purchase in the Orlando area displayed its greatest percentage of decrease yet in 2018, contributing to a second consecutive month of slower sales. However, buyer demand is continuing to boost the area’s median price.
Rubio, Young, Colleagues Introduce Bill to Create Affordable Housing Task Force
U.S. Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL), Todd Young (R-IN), Maria Cantwell (D-WA), Angus King (I-ME), Dean Heller (R-NV), Tim Kaine (D-VA), Doug Jones (D-AL), Cory Gardner (R-CO), and Chris Coons (D-DE) introduced the Task Force on the Impact of the Affordable Housing Crisis Act, which seeks to better understand and respond to America’s affordable housing crisis by creating a bipartisan affordable housing task force
A Florida Future Fund Would Upgrade State’s Crumbling Infrastructure, Protect Natural Resources
As a state on the front lines of climate change, Florida needs to upgrade its crumbling infrastructure and invest in innovative energy, transportation, and flood protections to withstand sea-level rise and more extreme weather
Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson’s Statement on the Bridge Collapse at Florida International University
Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson issued the following statement in response to the collapse of the pedestrian bridge on FIU’s campus: “My heartfelt thoughts and prayers go to the victims of the pedestrian bridge collapse and their families.
Diaz-Balart Statement on FIU Pedestrian Bridge Collapse
Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25), Chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, issued the following statement after the collapse of the FIU Pedestrian Bridge
Urgent Legal Alert from Florida REALTORS General Counsel
Recently, Florida Realtors became aware of several lawsuits filed against real estate brokers in Miami Dade and Broward counties concerning allegations of discriminatory advertising—a violation of fair housing laws. Specifically, brokers are being sued for discriminating against tenants with Section 8 vouchers.
Diaz-Balart, Rubio Applaud $13 Million TIGER Grant for Immokalee
Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL), Chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies, and U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, released the following statements today after the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) issued a TIGER grant of over $13 million to transform Immokalee’s infrastructure
CLSMF receives two HUD awards
On Tuesday January 23, 2018, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced it is awarding $37 million in the fight to end housing discrimination under its Fair Housing Initiatives Program
Lou Nimkoff to be installed as 2018 president of the Orlando Regional REALTOR® Association
The Orlando Regional REALTOR® Association will induct REALTOR® Lou Nimkoff, Brio Real Estate Services LLC, as the organization’s 2018 president at its upcoming Annual Awards and Inaugural luncheon
Fla. Housing Market: Sales, Listings, Median Prices Up in Nov. 2017
Florida’s housing market continued its positive track in November, with more closed sales, more new listings, more pending sales and rising median prices according to the latest housing data released by Florida Realtors®. Sales of single-family homes statewide totaled 19,990 last month, up 1.3 percent compared to November 2016.
Mid-Market Miami Home Sales, Median Prices Jump in November
Mid-market Miami home sales and median prices for all properties rose in November, according to a new report by the MIAMI Association of REALTORS® (MIAMI) and the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) system.
MIAMI International Real Estate Congress Attracts Foreign Delegates, Industry Speakers
The MIAMI Association of REALTORS® (MIAMI) hosted 40 foreign delegates from 10 countries and hundreds of South Florida Realtors during its 23rd annual International Real Estate Congress in October at the Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables.
Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25), Chairman of the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (THUD) Appropriations...
Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25), Chairman of the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Subcommittee, issued the following statement in response to the Amtrak rail incident outside of DuPont, Washington. The Federal Railroad Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board fall under Diaz-Balart’s committee jurisdiction
Diaz-Balart Secures Additional Housing and Infrastructure Funding to Address Hurricane Recovery
Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25), Chairman of the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (THUD) Appropriations Subcommittee, issued the following statement after additional supplemental disaster relief was introduced.
Transportation Appropriations Chairman Diaz-Balart Applauds DOT Approval of Brightline’s Second Phase
Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25), Chairman of the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Subcommittee, issued the following statement after the Department of Transportation (DOT) announced the approval of the second phase of Florida’s Brightline rail system.
Diaz-Balart Hosts Roundtable to Discuss Local Transit Grants Program
Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25), Chairman of the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Subcommittee today hosted a roundtable on the Federal Transit Administration (FTA), and was joined by Acting Administrator K. Jane Williams and Executive Director Matthew Welbes
Elevating Your Home: What You Need to Know and Do
If you are a Florida homeowner rebuilding after Hurricane Irma you may have to elevate your home to meet community floodplain management regulations. Communities participating in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) require all homes being substantially improved, or homes that have sustained substantial damage, to be built or elevated to or above the Base Flood Elevation (BFE).