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Orlando is Second Most Desired Florida City for Foreign Homebuyers

Orlando is Second Most Desired Florida City for Foreign Homebuyers

Orlando held steady in 2018 as the #2 destination of choice for Florida's international homebuyers. Nine percent of all of Florida's international homebuyers opted to purchase a property in Orlando. Read More »


Median Home Prices in Florida Rise for 82 Consecutive Months

Median Home Prices in Florida Rise for 82 Consecutive Months

Florida's housing market reported more closed sales, rising median prices and more new listings in October 2018 compared to a year ago. Sales of single-family homes statewide totaled 22,272 last month, up 8.5 percent compared to October 2017. Read More »

Greater Ft. Lauderdale, Broward County Home Sales Uptick in Q3

Greater Ft. Lauderdale, Broward County Home Sales Uptick in Q3

According to a new report by the Miami Association of Realtors, total Greater Ft. Lauderdale area (Broward County) home sales increased 5.9 percent in 3Q 2018 as median prices for all properties rose. Read More »

Florida Home Sales, Median Prices Uptick in Q3

Florida Home Sales, Median Prices Uptick in Q3

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. Read More »


Global Property Spotlight

Cap Maison Resort - (St. Lucia, West Indies)

Cap Maison Resort - (St. Lucia, West Indies)

On the Caribbean island of St.Lucia, known worldwide for its natural beauty, Cap Maison is in a truly breathtaking location in one of St.Lucia's most desirable areas. Read More »

Last Updated December 3, 2018 8:17 AM ET

Fort Lauderdale Property News

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.

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 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, luxury home sales in Miami posted double-digit gains while existing condominium transactions surged year-over-year in December 2017.

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.

According to the Miami Association of Realtors, Miami's single-family home market continued its strong selling pace by registering its second-most June transactions in history, and the $1 million-plus luxury sales segment rose for both single-family homes and condominiums.

Substantial increase in sales dollar volume from Canadian buyers, foreign investment in U.S. residential real estate skyrocketed to a new record-high

According to Zillow, first-time homebuyers in the U.S. will have better luck in the Southeast if they are looking for a more affordable home.

According to a new report by national real estate broker Redfin, U.S. luxury home prices rose 0.7 percent in the fourth quarter of 2016 compared to 2015, to an average of $1.6 million.

Global property consultant Cushman & Wakefield announced this week that the U.S. industrial market nationwide absorbed 63.6 million square feet (MSF) of space in the fourth quarter of 2016.

According to the Miami Association of Realtors, Miami single-family home prices have risen for more than five consecutive years and existing condo prices have appreciated in 65 of the last 67 months.

The Baird/STR Hotel Stock Index decreased 0.8% in October 2016 to close the month at 3,108. Year to date, the index remains up 0.4%. Hotel stocks outperformed in October amid low investor expectations and rising interest rates.

The potential exposure to residential property damage from hurricane-driven storm surge flooding is very significant as Hurricane Matthew makes its way toward the U.S. Atlantic Coast today.

According to a forward-looking housing barometer report released this week by Nationwide, U.S. home prices nationally have risen significantly since the 2008 mortgage crisis, but "healthy fundamentals" in the majority of local housing markets signify that another housing bubble isn't imminent.

STR is reporting this week that their Baird/STR Hotel Stock Index increased 0.9% in August to close the month at 3,349. Year to date, the index is up 8.2%. The Hotel Brand sub-index reported a 1.5% increase to 4,366 in August.

According to the National Association of Realtors, U.S. pending home sales expanded in most of the country in July 2016, and reached their second highest reading in over a decade. Only the Midwest saw a dip in contract activity last month.


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