South Florida’s Commercial Market Attracting Investors, Developments

Demand in South Florida’s commercial real estate market is producing low vacancy rates and a number of major developments in an array of sectors, according to local experts at the third annual Miami Association of REALTORS® Commercial Alliance Midyear Update that took place recently in Coral Gables. Five of South Florida’s top real estate professionals discussed Miami’s booming retail market as well as local developments in the multifamily, capital markets, industrial, and office sectors in an event presented by the MIAMI Association of REALTORS, the nation’s largest Realtor group with 36,000 members.

Florida Realtors® Part of Gov. Scott’s Business Mission to France

Representing Florida’s Realtors and the interests of the state’s real estate industry, Florida Realtors® President Andrew Barbar and CEO Bill Martin are back from a recent trade mission in France with Gov. Rick Scott and key business leaders. The group met with French companies and individuals to emphasize the affordability and opportunities for real estate investment in Florida and to show “Florida is a great place to do business.”

Palm Beach County Median Days on Market Reports 25 Percent Drop

The Palm Beach County market has accelerated, according to year-over-year statistics for May. For single family homes, median days on market dropped a whopping 25.0 percent (56 to 42 days), and closed sales bumped up 6.0 percent (1,640 to 1,739 transactions). Median sale price rose 4.8 percent from $281,900 to $295,000, falling just below the $300,000 mark we broke the previous month

Florida Realtors® Present $5,000 Scholarships to College-bound Students

ORLANDO, FL - September 8, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- For three recent Florida high school graduates now starting college classes, their freshmen year may be a little easier thanks to the $5,000 state scholarship awards each received from Florida Realtors®. The students’ winning essays were written on the topic “How Does a Realtor Professional Benefit the Community?”

Lake County Realtors, lending institutions invited to meeting about Neighborhood Stabilization Program

TAVARES, FL - August 17, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Lake County and its partners in the Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP) are meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 1, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Lake County Agricultural Center, located at 1951 Woodlea Road in Tavares, with realtors and lending institutions in Lake County to discuss up-to-date information on NSP and how Lake County is using its funding.

Attend the 2009 Florida Association of Realtors’ Convention

ORLANDO, FL - August 3, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The latest gadgets and gizmos, motivating advice from leading real estate trainers and a chance to network with other real estate professionals: That’s what the Florida Association of Realtors’® (FAR) 2009 Convention & Trade Expo has to offer – opportunities to learn new practices, gain fresh approaches and boost business.

Woman Accused in Florida Not a Realtor

Washington, DC - July 16, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The following is a statement by the National Association of Realtors®: Many news outlets are erroneously reporting that Pamela Long Wiggins, charged today for murder in Florida, is a Realtor

Florida Initiative Advances Up to $8K to Help First-Time Homebuyers, Says Florida Association of...

Florida Homebuyer Opportunity Program Runs Through Nov. 30. ORLANDO, FL - July 13, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Like thousands of first-time homebuyers around the state, Aaron Thorp is planning to take advantage of a new Florida economic stimulus initiative. Under the Florida Homebuyer Opportunity Program, eligible buyers can receive up to $8,000 in immediate assistance for a downpayment or closing costs, rather than wait to receive their federal tax credit for first-time homebuyers. Launches in South Florida – Bringing Much Needed Help to Home Sellers, Home...

New and innovative, this website brings motivated sellers and eager buyers together to help solve the crisis in the real estate market. WESTON, Fla., Sept....

Miami Realtor(R) Named 2007 Realtor of Year; FAR Honors Award Winners at Convention

ORLANDO , Fla., Sept. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Frank Kowalski , the 2005 president of the Florida Association of Realtors(R) (FAR) and a member of...

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

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Buchanan Slams “Nightmarish” Conditions at VA Nursing Homes

Congressman Vern Buchanan today demanded answers from the Department of Veteran Affairs after reports of deplorable conditions and neglect at VA nursing homes across the nation.