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U.S. home prices surpass pre-recession peak
According to Case-Shiller's latest index, overall U.S. home prices are now higher than their peak in 2006 after a 5.5% year-to-year gain in Sept. Read more
Work begins to extend Fla. property tax increase cap
A constitutional amendment passed in 2008 - one that caps non-homestead property owners' tax increase at 10% per year - expires in 2019. However, Florida Realtors strongly backs an extension, and voters might reauthorize it in 2018. Read more
Rethinking waterfront real estate
While buyers still want an ocean view, global warming concerns have sparked some new questions, such as elevations or how far a property is from the water line. Read more.
Better to repaint than face HOA fines, court order
Real estate Q&A: An HOA says a garage door is too red after being painted to match a front door that was painted 20 years earlier. Can an HOA do that? Read more.
U.S. consumer confidence surges in Nov.
Americans' outlook is "once again at pre-recession levels," according to the Conference Board's latest survey: The index climbed 6.3 points to 107.1. Read more
5 ways small businesses can get into holiday giving
It's the season for giving, but that doesn't necessarily mean spending money. Small businesses can make a significant difference in other ways. Read more
Orlando: 340-acre parcel near Disney hits market
St. Petersburg: Business incubator to rise downtown
Palm Beach: Two new houses on Billionaires Row join MLS
Fort Lauderdale: Major mixed-use center planned