Author Archives: Savino James

Florida Realtors®: International Real Estate Sales in Fla. = $19.4B

Florida Realtors®: International Real Estate Sales in Fla. = $19.4B

ORLANDO, Fla. – Florida remained the top destination of foreign buyers purchasing U.S. residential real estate in 2016, with 22 percent of all foreign buyers who bought residential property in the United States. Florida Realtors® latest report, the 2016 Profile of International Residential Real Estate Activity in Florida, finds that international sales hit $19.4 billion this year, though that’s less than the $23.7 billion spent in 2015.

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Florida Realtors®: Deck the Halls Safely This Holiday Season

Florida Realtors®: Deck the Halls Safely This Holiday Season

ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 13, 2016 – As you’re decking the halls this holiday season, be sure you’re doing it safely. Here are some tips from Florida Realtors® to help you prepare your home for a happy holiday.

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Want a Home Project with Appeal? Try Outdoor Remodeling

Want a Home Project with Appeal? Try Outdoor Remodeling

ORLANDO, Fla. – Homeowners looking for a remodeling project should head outside, according to a new report from the National Association of Realtors® (NAR) and National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP).

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Moving with Kids? Realtors® Can Help

Moving with Kids? Realtors® Can Help

 

ORLANDO, Fla. – Most people can relate to the complications and complexities involved with moving. Whether you’re relocating to a recently purchased apartment or a starter home, resettling takes time, effort and planning.

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Realtor® Allison Day: Going the Extra Mile

Realtor® Allison Day: Going the Extra Mile

Oviedo Realtor Allison Day, far left, with Roni O’Quinn, Jason Weller and their children in front of their first home, which had to be rebuilt following a fire that happened shortly after the family moved in.

OVIEDO, Fla. — Allison Day, a Realtor® with RE/MAX Optima in Oviedo, was thrilled when the Roni O’Quinn-Jason Weller family she was working with finally closed on their dream home the day before Thanksgiving 2015.

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Fla.’s Housing Market: Median Prices Continue to Rise in Oct. 2016

Fla.’s Housing Market: Median Prices Continue to Rise in Oct. 2016

ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 22, 2016 – Florida’s housing market reported higher median prices and fewer all-cash sales in October, according to the latest housing data released by Florida Realtors®. Shortfalls in inventory continued to impact sales statewide: Single-family home sales totaled 20,194, down 5.3% from October 2015, while townhouse-condo sales totaled 7,955, down 12.3 percent compared to a year ago.

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Fla.’s Housing Market: Median Prices, New Listings Up in 3Q 2016

Fla.’s Housing Market: Median Prices, New Listings Up in 3Q 2016

ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 3, 2016 – Florida’s housing market reported rising median prices, more new listings and fewer days to a sales contract during the third quarter of 2016, according to the latest housing data released by Florida Realtors®. Closed sales of single-family homes statewide totaled 71,857 in 3Q 2016, almost the same level (down 0.4 percent) as during 3Q 2015.

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Realtor® Jesse Acevedo: Banding Together

Realtor® Jesse Acevedo: Banding Together

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – On Nov. 3, Jesse Acevedo, a broker-manager with Ace Realty & Investments in Fort Lauderdale, will join professional colleagues from Florida and across the U.S. in Orlando for the National Association of Realtors®’ (NAR) 2016 Realtor Conference and Trade Expo, which continues through Nov. 7, 2016.

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Fla.’s Housing Market Shows Rising Median Prices in Sept. 2016

Fla.’s Housing Market Shows Rising Median Prices in Sept. 2016

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 20, 2016 – Florida’s housing market reported more new listings, increased median prices and fewer all-cash closed sales in September, according to the latest housing data released by Florida Realtors®.

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Florida Realtor® Magazine Wins Top Awards

Florida Realtor® Magazine Wins Top Awards

Publication Honored for Writing, Design Excellence

ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 29, 2016Florida Realtor, the Business Magazine of Florida Real Estate and monthly trade publication of Florida Realtors®, recently won 10 awards in the 2016 Florida Magazine Association’s (FMA) competition.

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