florida real estate: South Florida Real Estate Trends: Which Areas Have The Most Foreclosures - 04/17/08 05:40 AM
The Miami-Dade region has been regarded by many to be the epicenter of Florida's mortgage foreclosure crisis. In a survey done in 2007 by Money Magazine, it listed 33,160 foreclosures, including those in all of Sunny Isles and Golden Beach, and in some small areas of Aventura and North Miami Beach, and ranked it as the area with the most number of foreclosures in Florida, placing second only to Atlanta in the southeastern United States. The Money Magazine durvey also states that North Miami-Dade zip code even entered the national top 20, with having 480 foreclosures filed in the first half … (1 comments)

florida real estate: South Florida Real Estate: The Stimulus Package, Property-Tax Plan And Its Effect On Homeowners - 04/14/08 06:01 AM
The effects of the US housing crunch have wide-reaching implications that may take some time to correct. In its aftermath, thousands of homeowners have been displaced from their homes by the tide of foreclosures, and many private home lending firms have either closed shop, or filed for bankruptcy claims these days. The South Florida region has been one of the worst hit zones in the country, and regulators, lenders as well as politicians have enacted measures to aid distressed homeowners and lenders as well, to help cope with the rise in mortgages and the dearth in the sale of new homes. … (0 comments)

florida real estate: Forecasts For Miami’s Condo Market In 2008 - 04/14/08 05:53 AM
The conditions in the city of Miami these days have been interesting lately, and despite the predictions of doom, it’s a fact that this surely is a gloomy year, but it won’t be like that for long, according to analysts. The conditions in the Miami waterfront condo market are not that stellar, as are most markets, as a lot of buyers continue to wait in the sidelines, looking for prices to considerably fall and are waiting for signs that the market is improving. An Influx Of Overseas Buyers Is Keeping The Market Afloat According to local property brokers, the area’s condo … (0 comments)

florida real estate: Sarasota Real Estate: Factors Which Will Help The Southwest Florida Housing Market Improve - 04/02/08 11:23 PM
According to recent figures in the state’s real estate market, the overall pace of Florida home sales continued to remain quite flat for February 2008, and this also would also be the case for the housing markets in southwest Florida from Sarasota, Point Charlotte, Napes, Fort Myers to St. Petersburg. Statewide, the sales volumes for existing single-family homes reached 8,310, and these were down by 25% from the same period last year. The statewide existing home median price was pegged at $198,900, and this represents a 16% reduction from February of last year. Some Of The Reasons Why The Housing Market … (1 comments)

florida real estate: Tampa Real Estate: Home Builder Confidence Remains High Here - 04/02/08 07:48 PM
As anyone would tell you these days, the past two or three years have not been the best times for the real estate market, to say the least. This statement does not only refer to the housing markets in Florida, but to all the property markets in the US as well.However, according to forecasters and real estate analysts, it's not all doom and gloom, and many view this time to be a period of correction in the markets, and a return to normal levels. In the state of Florida, The city of Tampa has seen the brunt of the housing slump, … (0 comments)

florida real estate: Broward County Real Estate: Are Buyers Still Reluctant To Purchase Homes These Days? - 03/26/08 03:06 AM
Broward County, which includes the city of Fort Lauderdale, is one of the fastest-growing, and more economically and socially-diverse regions of the state of Florida. It Fort Lauderdale has one of the largest marinas in the world, as well as having one of the most popular beaches in the US. Tourism and recreation are economic mainstays, along with the entry of newer businesses like technology and manufacturing. The city's more notable manufactures include boats and yacht builders, and there is a wide variety of small businesses, along with the presence of major US retailers and corporations. The area also has a … (1 comments)

florida real estate: Fort Lauderdale Real Estate: New Projects Are Revving Up The Local Housing Market - 03/25/08 11:57 PM
The city of Fort Lauderdale in Broward County, Florida is a vibrant and thriving economic and tourism metropolitan area. The city's housing markets are viewed to be rebounding from the recent housing crunch, and it's one rebound that is clearly visible these days, as some developers are bucking the odds, and are starting to build new homes again. More Approvals Are Seen For New Developments Housing slump. Real estate bubble. These words were once-feared premonitions of a total breakdown in the country's housing markets. Some areas may still be mired in the flood of foreclosures, but some areas have shown tenacity … (2 comments)

florida real estate: Buying Homes In Fort Lauderdale Despite The Current Mortgage Slump - 03/18/08 03:05 PM
The city of Fort Lauderdale, located in Broward County, Florida, is considered to be a famous destination that once catered to vacationing spring break college students. The city now is a thriving business, real estate, and tourism hub for the county and South Florida, as well. This place has currently a total population of 152,397, and is the county seat as well. Fort Lauderdale's downtown area, particularly within and around Las Olas Boulevard, has seen robust growth in the last 10 years, and has a large array of new hotels, high-rise condominium developments and shopping centers. Among the city's other new … (0 comments)

florida real estate: Sarasota Real Estate: January Pending Home Sales Are Up - 03/12/08 09:13 PM
The city of Sarasota, like most of the metropolitan areas in the state of Florida, has seen one of the worst housing market slowdowns in its history. Although Sarasota and its nearby areas are not as downtrodden as what others may like you to see it, the fact is that the property markets here are feeling the pinch of mounting foreclosures and heaps of unpaid mortgages too, but are showing signs of slowly moving up to recover from this malaise. January Pending Home Sales Levels Are Up According to figures taken from the Sarasota MLS system, pending home sales in January … (0 comments)

florida real estate: Fort Lauderdale Real Estate: What’s Being Done To Reduce The Burdens Of South Florida Homeowners - 03/12/08 03:26 AM
The city of Fort Lauderdale is famous across the US for being known as the "Venice of America". This urban metropolis has an expansive and intricate canal system, and is located in Broward County, Florida. At present, the metropolis has a population of 185,804, and serves as the county seat. This sunny city's first major development started in the early 1920s, when the state's land boom began. However, The 1926 Miami Hurricane and the succeeding years of the Great Depression wreaked havoc on the area and caused a major economic slump. At the start of World War II began, the city … (0 comments)

florida real estate: Fort Lauderdale Real Estate: Foreclosures And The New Property Tax Relief Proposal - 03/09/08 09:23 PM
Broward County is one of the most progressive area in th estate of Florida. The county has a population of about 1,787,636 ; which makes it the second most populated county in the state. Its county seat and largest city is Fort Lauderdale. The county has a vibrant economic, tourism, education, and arts & cultural scene, and despite the temporary concerns brought about by the US housing slump, its economy remains vibrant and residents here remain upbeat about long-term prospects when it comes to housing and mortgages. County Housing Market Figures For January 2008 With most of the US housing market … (0 comments)

florida real estate: Fort Lauderdale Real Estate: How The Market Is Recovering From The Housing Crunch - 03/08/08 04:13 PM
The city of Fort Lauderdale in Broward County, Florida has more to offer than just the wonderful, sunny climate and pristine with-sand beaches. And while these are obviously one of the best attractions of the area, the city is also a vibrant business, educational and cultural destination. The metropolis is famous for being known as the Venice of America, and has over 300 miles of waterways, so getting a home on a waterway or canal would not be as hard as one might think, and there are currently many options available for prospective home buyers, despite the glitches created by the … (0 comments)

florida real estate: Fort Lauderdale Real Estate: A Look At Home Sales And Median Home Prices - 03/05/08 01:39 PM
Fort Lauderdale is known as a major tourist destination and generally gets around 10 million tourists or more annually, and has been given the distinction of a metropolitan city mainly because of its cultural diversity. The city got its name from a series of forts built by Army during the Second Seminole War in the 18th Century. The forts, in turn, had taken their names from Major William Lauderdale, who lead the command of troops who built the first fort. The city is considered to be a wonderful place to live, work and play, because of its dynamic business, social and … (0 comments)

florida real estate: Fort Lauderdale Real Estate: The City Is Seeing A Rise In Home Property Values - 03/02/08 11:23 PM

Famous for being known as the "Venice of America," the city of Fort Lauderdale is located in Broward County, Florida. The city has a total population of 152,397, and is the county seat of Broward County, and forms a part of the South Florida metropolitan area. The city's extended metro area covers 23 miles of beachfront that stretches along the Atlantic Ocean waters. This pleasant metropolis has been refined into a vibrant, yet casually sophisticated city, offering more than 2,500 restaurants that have world-class dining amenities, but still retains that unique local flavor and personality. The climate in this part of … (4 comments)

florida real estate: Fort Lauderdale Real Estate: The Lure Of Buying Homes In The “Venice Of America” - 02/25/08 09:57 PM
Ft. Lauderdale is a city in Broward County, Florida that is considered one of he best places to live in the state, in part because it is rich with a network of waterways and canals, making it known as the "Venice of America", with the intercoastal waterway and Las Olas area located at the hear of the city. Probably one of the most unique features of the city, and of Broward county as well is the strategic location of the area wherein it is situated between two other major counties - Miami-Dade and Palm Beach. Most view this as a very … (2 comments)

florida real estate: Siesta Key Real Estate: Living In A Year-Round Tropical Vacation Atmosphere - 02/25/08 09:47 PM
Located offshore of the city of Sarasota and only a relaxing and short drive over the connecting North Bridge lies a wonderful, pristine eight-mile-long sub-tropical barrier island called Siesta Key. This resplendent area is an island that is settled in the cool, clear waters of the Gulf of Mexico, and is seen as a place one would imagine a perfect vacation destination would be, or even better, the perfect place to live and enjoy living all year-round. The Beaches Are Just A Short Stroll From Modern Amenities Residents and tourists here enjoy taking a barefoot stroll along the powdery white beach, … (2 comments)

florida real estate: How Sarasota's Condo Market Is Weathering The Housing Slump - 02/24/08 04:42 PM
According to real estate industry observers, roughly one-third of property buyers and investors who committed to buying downtown condo towers during Florida's post-2000 real estate boom, now have appeared to be having buyers' remorse. "The market couldn't be more different now than two years ago. It went from one extreme to the other." Most real estate agents agree that the upper end of the Sarasota condo market remains relatively cold. The number of $1 million-plus condos far exceeds demand, and every development is struggling to sell penthouse units. Nonetheless, real estate agents are still optimistic and very much hopeful for a … (0 comments)

florida real estate: The Wide Array Of Real Estate Options in Fort Lauderdale, Florida - 02/23/08 07:59 PM
The city of Fort Lauderdale, located in Broward County, has a recorded population of around 173,000, as well as population density of around 4, 800 per square mile in an area that totals 36 square miles. English is the predominant language in the city, followed by Spanish, French Creole, French and Portuguese. The city's real estate has doubled in value in recent years, with the median home value closing at $400,000, and the median home age is 38 years. This city is famous for being considered the 'Venice of America', with the Atlantic Ocean and an elaborate network of canals, waterways, … (0 comments)

florida real estate: Pre-Construction Investment On High-End Miami Condos - 02/19/08 04:26 PM
Miami Beach is one of the premier places of condo building. All throughout the area, condominiums have risen, making it the site of choice for people wanting the urban lifestyle. But buying a condo doesn’t only mean cash out for you; in fact, you can also gain money from it.
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Investing on real estate can be very lucrative. It may seem risky, but it is actually safe since you are legally protected by law. It has been proven through history that wealth comes from real estate and some of the hottest pieces of property now are the high-end … (2 comments)

florida real estate: Analyzing The Current Real Estate Market In Surfside, Florida - 02/18/08 09:48 PM
Surfside is a wonderful oceanfront town located in Florida’s Miami-Dade County, between Miami Beach and North Miami Beach. This is a community that truly loves and treasures its beaches, and when driving around, you can see people walking towards the ocean and enjoying a nice stroll on shores, or take a quick swim in the ocean.  
The real estate options here are diverse, and the offerings range from quiet residential neighborhoods that  combines small and, medium-sized homes to luxury oceanfront condos. The community is very proud of its own "home town" shopping district as well as its sprinkling of hotels, motels and … (3 comments)

 

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