Unclaimed Property Program Returns $313M in 12 Months
Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis today announced that the Florida Division of Unclaimed Property returned an astonishing $313 million during the 2016-2017 fiscal year, the highest annual return figure in the program’s 56-year history. More than 513,000 individual claims were paid throughout the 2016-2017 fiscal year, a double-digit increase over the previous fiscal year. One in five Floridians has an unclaimed account in their name, and all are encouraged to regularly search for accounts on the Division’s website.
Colombia Again Leads All Countries Searching Miami Real Estate
Colombia is the most-active foreign country searching Miami real estate, according to new data from the MIAMI Association of REALTORS® (MIAMI). Colombia registered the most South Florida property searches among all countries on MIAMI’s porta
Orlando Regional REALTOR® Association announces results of 2016 ORRA Good Neighbor Awards
Orlando REALTORS® don’t just help people realize their dreams of homeownership, they also help build communities. Now, four of those community-builders have been honored for their efforts by the third annual Orlando Regional REALTOR® Association Good Neighbor Awards. Each of the nonprofit organizations helped by our GNA recipients’ volunteer efforts has received a $1,000 donation from ORRA to support their missions
Miami Single-Family Home Sales Surge, Post Best May in History
Miami’s single-family home market registered its best May in history as total home sales, median prices, dollar volume, traditional sales and luxury transactions surged, according to a new report by the MIAMI Association of REALTORS® (MIAMI) and the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) system.
Sales and median price increase as interest rate dips during Orlando’s peak homebuying season
Orlando home sales increased 14 percent in May compared to May of 2016 while the median price jumped 7.4 percent, reports the Orlando Regional REALTOR® Association. Inventory continued its year-over-year slide and dropped by 16.8 percent, but a small relief was found in the 1.2 percent increase in the number of homes available in May compared to April.
Colombia Tops All Countries Searching Miami Real Estate
Colombia is the most-active foreign country searching Miami real estate, according to new data from the MIAMI Association of REALTORS® (MIAMI). Colombia registered the most South Florida property searches among all countries on MIAMI’s portal, www.MiamiRealtors.com, in March 2017
Miami Realtors Join Chapman Partnership to Feed Homeless
More than 70 MIAMI Association of REALTORS® (MIAMI) members and peers will help feed dinner to 500 homeless residents on Tuesday, June 13 at the Chapman Partnership’s Downtown Miami Homeless Assistance Center
Florida Realtors® Commends Gov. Scott for Signing HB 7109
Maria Wells, 2017 president of Florida Realtors® and broker-owner with Lifestyle Realty Group in Stuart, issued the following statement regarding Governor Rick Scott’s signing of HB 7109 today
Owner of Tharpe Street Business Complex Arrested for Arson and Insurance Fraud
CFO and State Fire Marshal Jeff Atwater today announced that arson investigators have arrested Victor Herrera, owner of the Tharpe Street business complex, on charges of arson and insurance fraud after an extensive investigation uncovered that he intentionally set his property on fire in order to collect insurance money. The business complex, located at 1109 Tharpe Street in Tallahassee, includes Debo's Stereo Installations and Super Clean Auto Detailing & Mobile Services
Miami Single-Family Home Sales Increase Again in April
Miami single-family home sales, median prices, traditional transactions and dollar volume increased year-over-year in April, according to a new report by the MIAMI Association of REALTORS® (MIAMI) and the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) system.
Median Prices Continue to Rise in Fla.’s Housing Market in April 2017
Rising median prices and constrained inventory remained a prevailing trend in Florida’s housing market in April, according to the latest housing data released by Florida Realtors®. The trend resulted in a loss of momentum for home sales: Sales of single-family homes statewide totaled 23,829 last month, easing slightly (-1.2 percent) when compared to April 2016
Fla.’s Housing Market: Sales, Median Prices Up in 1Q 2017
Florida’s housing market reported more closed sales, higher median prices and more pending sales during the first quarter of 2017, according to the latest housing data released by Florida Realtors®. Closed sales of single-family homes statewide totaled 60,733 in 1Q 2017, up 5.1 percent over the 1Q 2016 figure.
Miami Realtors Commercial Event to Provide Key Market Update
Ten industry leaders, including an American Dream Miami consultant, will discuss the state of South Florida commercial real estate at the fifth annual MIAMI Association of REALTORS® (MIAMI) Realtors Commercial Alliance (RCA) Midyear Update. More than 100 MIAMI members will attend the event Friday at the Coral Gables Country Club.
Orlando median home price continues upward climb as sales and inventory dip
Orlando home sales declined 4 percent in April compared to April of 2016, in large part the result of sustained declines in the number of homes available for purchase. Orlando’s skimpy inventory also continued to push prices upwards, with the area’s year-over-year median home price again hitting a double-digit increase.
Miami Single-Family Home Sales Surge, Post Best March in History
Miami’s single-family homes market registered its best March in history while home sales for all properties, median prices and total dollar volume increased, according to a new report by the MIAMI Association of REALTORS® (MIAMI) and the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) system.
Miami Realtors Hosting Investing in Income Properties Seminars
Miami real estate investor and acclaimed author Kenneth D. Rosen will impart his unique commercial real estate investing advice to Realtors and entrepreneurs at MIAMI Association of REALTORS® (MIAMI) and RCA MIAMI seminars on April 11 in Dania Beach and April 20 in Coral Gables.
Fla.’s Housing Market: More Sales, Rising Prices in March 2017
Florida’s housing market reported more closed sales, higher median prices and increased pending sales in March, according to the latest housing data released by Florida Realtors®. Sales of single-family homes statewide totaled 25,921 last month, up 9.3 percent compared to March 2016
Sales activity versus available inventory drive Orlando’s supply of homes to its lowest point...
Buyer activity during the month of March pushed the supply of homes available for purchase in Orlando to just 2.48 months’ worth, the lowest since May of 2013 and swinging the market pendulum further towards favoring sellers. Housing economists consider six months of supply to indicate a market that is balanced between buyers and sellers.
Sentinel Concierge FL Launches New Website
Leading concierge service provider, Sentinel Concierge FL, launched a new website to help clients gain easy access to their services and information on how concierge services can make life easier. Leading Florida based personal concierge services provider, Sentinel Concierge FL, has announced the launch of its brand new website
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.