Housing-related businesses enjoying big bounce-back

Written By Paul Owers, Sun Sentinel 4:24 p.m. EDT, April 27, 2013 and republished for Weston Title & Escrow Inc. and The South Florida Law Blog with excerpts from Roy Oppenheim. Real estate agents aren’t the only ones cashing in … Continue reading

South Florida Housing Market Popped in 2012

South Florida home prices rose in December, an upbeat end to a year in which sellers regained the upper hand. Broward County’s median price for existing homes last month hit $230,000, the highest of 2012 and a 21 percent increase … Continue reading

Index: South Florida Housing Bottom Has Arrived; Prices to Surge in 2012

The housing market pendulum in South Florida is finally starting to swing in the other direction. Realtors, buyers and sellers have long been looking for looking for home prices, which have been declining steadily since 2007,  to bottom out and … Continue reading

January Existing Home Sales Up, Inventory Down

In another good sign for the housing market, the sale of existing homes last month rose in January in the US, the third time there’s been gains in the last four months, according to the National Association of Realtors. According … Continue reading

Credit Grip Loosening; So Where in Florida Should You Buy?

If you’re looking to buy a house in Florida this year, you’re probably still concerned about whether now is a good time to apply for a mortgage.   We’ve seen several reports this week that suggest just that.  For once, … Continue reading