economic news: Foreclosures Post Biggest Drop on Record - 03/14/11 03:39 AM
I found this in my mailbox this morning. Slowly, slowly, inch by inch, it is getting a little bit better out there. Great way to start the day & the week, though. Thanks!
Daily Real Estate News  |  March 10, 2011  |  
 The number of foreclosure notices filed in February declined 14 percent compared with last month, and foreclosure notices dropped 27 percent compared to last year at this time. That marks the largest year-over-year decline that RealtyTrac, a foreclosure tracking site, has ever recorded.
The number of U.S. homes in some stage of foreclosure fell drastically last month, reaching a 36-month low, RealtyTrac reports.

economic news: More Americans Confident About Home Ownership - 03/09/11 04:40 AM
Americans are more confident about the stability of home prices than they were at the beginning of 2010, according to Fannie Mae's latest national housing survey, conducted between October 2010 and December 2010.. And when it comes to home ownership, younger Americans are particularly optimistic, the survey finds.
Nearly 80 percent of all respondents, including home owners and renters, surveyed said they thought housing prices would hold steady or increase over the next 12 months-which is up from 73 percent in January 2010. In fact, survey respondents expressed more confidence over the stability of home prices than they did about the … (1 comments)

economic news: Ooh, even more good news-"it appears that prices for single-family homes are bottoming out" - 02/27/11 01:10 PM
Floridians still confident about economy for second month
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Feb. 23, 2011 - Consumer confidence among Floridians remained at 77 out of 100 in February, suggesting a sustainable and improved view of the economy, according to a new University of Florida (UF) survey.
The index rose seven points last month, an unexpected increase according to Chris McCarty, director of UF's Survey Research Center in the Bureau of Economic and Business Research, considering the economic climate in Florida. However, he considers it noteworthy that the index didn't change dramatically this month.
"We had expected a correction to last month's seven-point … (1 comments)

economic news: And now for some good news: Florida’s existing home, condo sales up in January - 02/25/11 11:04 AM
Hooray! Finally some positive real estate news!

Gateway Squares Condo, St Pete, FL MLS#7484736 photo Annalisa Weller
© 2011 Florida Realtors®  ORLANDO, Fla. - Feb. 23, 2011 - Florida's existing home and existing condo sales rose in January, according to the latest housing data released by Florida Realtors®. Existing home sales increased 14 percent last month with a total of 12,151 homes sold statewide compared to 10,702 homes sold in January 2010, according to Florida Realtors. January's statewide sales of existing condos rose 36 percent compared to the previous year's sales figure.
Seventeen of Florida's metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs) reported … (0 comments)

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