Florida's housing market had more sales, higher median prices, more pending sales and more new listings in 3Q 2018. Closed sales of single-family homes statewide totaled 72,843 in 3Q 2018.
Over 57,002 homes in the Florida Gulf Coast with a reconstruction cost value (RCV) of approximately $13.4 billion are at potential risk of storm surge damage from Hurricane Michael.
South Florida luxury property developer BH3 is now benefitting from one of the US housing market's most significant real estate trends in 2018 -- wealthy tax reform refugees from the northeast seeking residences in Florida's luxury home market.
According to the Miami Association of Realtors, Miami-Dade County existing condominium sales surged 5.6 percent in 2Q 2018 as median prices for all properties rose for the 26th consecutive quarter.
Miami-Dade County luxury real estate sales continue to increase while lower price points experience strong demand and limited supply, resulting in price increases countywide.
According to a new report from the Mortgage Bankers Association, U.S. mortgage credit availability increased in June 2018. A decline in the MCAI indicates that lending standards are tightening, while increases in the index are indicative of loosening credit.
South Florida's multifamily real estate transactions jumped 8.5 percent year-over-year in 1Q 2018 and per-unit multifamily prices increased in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties.
According to AAA, more than 41.5 million Americans will travel this 2018 Memorial Day weekend, nearly 5 percent more than last year and the most in more than a dozen years.
According to the Miami Association of Realtors, Miami's existing condominium market posted its best April in three years as condo transactions jumped 24.6 percent and condo dollar volume surged 40.8 percent year-over-year. Miami single-family home sales and residential prices rose.
According to the Florida Association of Realtors, Florida's housing market reported slightly more new listings and higher median prices during the first quarter of 2018.
According to the Miami Association of Realtors, Miami existing condominium and total luxury home sales increased in February 2018.
According to the Miami Association of Realtors, Miami recorded the fifth-most annual single-family home sales in county history in 2017 as total dollar volume and median prices rose at year-end and in 4Q 2017.
U.S. builder confidence in the single-family 55+ housing market remained strong in the fourth quarter of 2017 with a reading of 71, up 12 points from the previous quarter. This is the highest reading since the inception of the index in 2008.
According to the Miami Association of Realtors, luxury home sales in Miami posted double-digit gains while existing condominium transactions surged year-over-year in December 2017.
According to a Zillow, U.S. homebuyers paid more than the asking price in nearly one quarter (24 percent) of U.S. home sales in 2017, netting sellers an additional $7,000 each. Five years ago, 17.8 percent of final sale prices were higher than the asking price.
Sales of newly built, single-family homes in September 2017 rose 18.9 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 667,000 units from an upwardly revised August reading. This is the highest sales rate since October 2007.
Preliminary property loss estimates in Florida from Hurricane Irma, total insured and uninsured loss for both residential and commercial properties, including damage from both flood and wind, is estimated to be between $42.5 billion and $65 billion.
According to Irvine, Ca-based CoreLogic, an estimated 8,456,455 residential and commercial properties in Florida are at either "Extreme," "Very High" or "High" risk of wind damage from Hurricane Irma.