All Posts in Category: Market Trends

Florida is now No. 3 U.S. State in total population

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Jan. 5, 2015 – Florida has bested New York in terms of population. The Sunshine State, averaging 803 new residents a day, is now the third most populous state in the nation, according to U.S. Census Bureau. “It’s an important milestone because it reflects many years of rapid population growth in Florida,”…

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Apartment rents in Orlando rise 4.5%, much faster than wages

Apartment rents in Metro Orlando have risen 4.5 percent during the past year, far outpacing the growth in wages and putting some tenants in a financial crunch. The monthly rent on apartments of all sizes averaged $930 in April, up $40 from the same month in 2013, according to a survey by ALN Apartment Data Inc. In…

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Lennar continue to listen to what buyers are asking

The most amazing club house for a resort community is almost ready, the homes keep selling and Lennar continue to listen to what buyers are asking,  about mid year last year they started making extended pools and spas. Countertops are now offered in 2 different packages, quartz and granite. They have also added white cabinets…

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Preparing to Sell

Selling your home doesn’t just mean hiring a realtor to stick a sign out front. There are a lot of preparations you should make to ensure you get the best offer possible in the shortest time. Repair. Just because you’ve gotten used to the cracks in the walls and the rattles in the radiators doesn’t…

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Dealing with Financing

As the events of the last few years in the real estate industry show, people forget about the tremendous financial responsibility of purchasing a home at their peril. Here are a few tips for dealing with the dollar signs so that you can take down that “for sale” sign on your new home. Get pre-approved….

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