NAR: Dec. pending home sales manage to rise 0.5% WASHINGTON – Jan. 31, 2018 – Pending home sales were up slightly in December for the third consecutive month, according to the National Association of Realtors® (NAR). In 2018, existing-home sales and price growth are forecast to moderate, primarily because of the new tax law’s expected […]
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CHICAGO – Nov. 22, 2017 – Homeowners can make a lot of mistakes during that first year in homeownership, especially when eagerness may sometimes lead to ignorance. HouseLogic recently featured several of the most common and costly missteps homeowners make in their first year, including: 1. Always going with the lowest bid. Homeowners may be smart about […]
FORT MYERS, Fla. — Fort Myers was ranked among the safest cities in Florida according to a study by Safehome, a website which uses FBI crime statistics to rank safety in U.S. cities. The website gave Fort Myers a ranking of 70.22, landing it at the 26th safest city in Florida. It says there were 744 violent […]
NEW YORK – Oct. 17, 2017 – My husband and I bought what we thought was a starter home 20 years ago. Now we think of it as our “forever” home, where we plan to retire and live out the rest of our days. We got lucky, because most of the features that make our […]
IRVINE, Calif. – July 20, 2017 – U.S. Foreclosure Market Report, Florida’s status as one of the nation’s top foreclosure states has improved, and the foreclosure crisis continues to heal. The Florida foreclosure rate dropped 34 percent in the first half of 2017 year-to-year, and it declined 56% since 2015. Florida, once the No. 1 […]
RE investors should look for homes close to ALDI NEW YORK – Aug. 2, 2017 – A new ATTOM Data analysis found that prospective homebuyers are better off buying near a Trader Joe’s than a Whole Foods or an ALDI. Two things have changed, however. First, homes near Whole Foods have seen stronger home price […]
NEW YORK – Aug. 1, 2017 – More than 126,000 U.S. homes were flipped last year – the highest rate since 2007, according to a study by WalletHub. The average gross profit on a single home flip? Nearly $63,000. Overall, Florida metro areas ranked in the top 25 percent for home flipping, with only cities […]