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Yearly Archives: 2011

Rent vs Home Prices: Where does Florida Rank?

Sat Dec 17, 2011 on Blog

Florida is hovering around the average for growth in rental costs, seeing a 67 percent increase in the average rent from 2008, while still posting some of the highest home prices in the country. Check out the graphic below for some interesting numbers nationwide. We looked for a pattern between the states that saw the highest jumps in rent, and […]

South Florida Inventory Down, Mini Recovery in Sight for 2012 Economists Say

Sun Dec 11, 2011 on Blog

South Florida real estate finally made a good list!  Weston Title reports progress in South Florida residential real estate inventory as the most recent MLS data shows that South Florida active listings continue to go down and pending sales continue to rise, closing the gap to get Florida into recovery mode. “We are seeing an increase of closing services for […]

4 HOA Tips for Florida Homeowners by Weston Title

Thu Dec 1, 2011 on Blog

If you live in a Florida condo, coop or townhome, odds are that you write one extra check — to your homeowners association every month, in addition to your mortgage payment. HOAs offer many benefits to their communities, from caring for the common areas and amenities in or around properties to helping protect property values (to an extent) and creating a feeling of […]

Weston Title Celebrates Florida Real Estate Family and Community

Tue Nov 22, 2011 on Blog

Weston Title and Escrow hosted a wine and cheese party for local real estate professionals celebrating Weston’s recent winning of best housing market in the United States.  The median home value in the far western Fort Lauderdale suburb has climbed 15.1 percent to $280,000 since early 2009, according to a survey of the nation’s 1,000 largest cities by Zillow.com for […]