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1Q median prices, new listings rise in Fla.
Single-family home median price of $203,500, up 11.8% year-to-year; condo median price up 5.5%. NAR: Most U.S. metros show higher median prices from year ago. Read more.
Massive ad scam targeted real estate agents
A company that operated under different names promised real estate agents that it would produce television ads and run them locally based on zip code locations. But the ads never aired. Read more.
Realtors 'band' together at Legislative Meetings
As leaders talk with policymakers in Washington this week, the NAR Realtor Band will help keep everyone "in tune" and the Realtor Party going strong. Read more.
Economist: Affordable housing now national debate
The lack of affordable housing isn't just a Fla. discussion; it's a national discussion, Fannie Mae's chief economist recently said at a conference in Sarasota. Read more.
Some toxic drywall homes see money in remodeling
After years of inconvenience and plunging property values, owners who suffered through toxic drywall live in buildings that are now "almost like new." Read more.
Hail to the thief: Today's burglars are really smart
Technology can boost security but it also empowers criminals. An open back door isn't a lone temptation as smart burglars plan crimes based on structural design. Read more.