Tag: Market News

NAR: Feb.’s pending home sales leap 5.5%

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WASHINGTON – March 29, 2017 – Pending home sales rebounded sharply in February to their highest level in nearly a year and second-highest level in over a decade, according to the National Association of Realtors® (NAR). All major U.S. regions…

NAR: Pending home sales bounce back in Dec.

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WASHINGTON – Jan. 30, 2017 – Pending home sales picked up in December as solid increases in the South and West offset weakening activity in the Northeast and Midwest, according to the National Association of Realtors® (NAR). The Pending Home…

2016 Fla. international investment down $4.3B

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ORLANDO, Fla. – Dec. 16, 2016 –Florida Realtors latest report, Profile of International Residential Real Estate Activity, finds that international sales hit $19.4 billion this year, though that’s less than the $23.7 billion spent in 2015. As a percentage of…

Fla.’s housing market: Median prices rise in Sept.

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ORLANDO, Fla. – Oct. 20, 2016 – Florida’s housing market had more new listings, higher median prices and fewer all-cash closed sales in September, according to the latest housing data released by Florida Realtors®. Tight inventory continues to impact the…

U.S. consumer confidence hits one-year high

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NEW YORK – Aug. 30, 2016 – The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index, which had decreased slightly in July, increased in August. The Index now stands at 101.1 compared to 96.7 in July. The Present Situation Index rose from 118.8…

The cost of home renting vs. owning in Fla.

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LOS ANGELES – July 19, 2016 – Personal finance website GOBankingRates.com released a guide detailing how monthly rent compares to monthly mortgage payments across the U.S. To see the price breakdown for all U.S. states, visit the GOBankingRates website. The…