Housing market creates the ‘Goldilocks environment’ and it’s just right

In 2012, the headlines were all about how the real estate and housing market was still struggling and that there was no recovery in sight. What a difference a year makes. It seems like a Goldilocks environment – not too … Continue reading

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

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

Buying a Home is Cheaper than Renting

Despite some of the lowest home prices we’ve seen in quite some time, many are still opting to rent. There seems to be some reluctance on the part of many people to commit to purchasing a home. It’s understandable that no … Continue reading

Prices May Be Down, But Housing Market is Not Out

Some analysts are once again crying gloom and doom about yesterday’s latest release from the Case-Shiller Index. Case-Shiller, one of the most respected indicators of housing prices nationwide, posted new lows in December in 3 key composites, including a 3.8% … Continue reading

Florida Realtors President Says Housing Market is on the Mend

One of the key players in the South Florida housing market believes that it is finally on the rebound. 2012 Florida Realtors president Summer Greene, a regional manager at Better Homes and Gardens Florida 1st,  said her real estate agents … Continue reading