Author Archives: Savino James

Fla.’s Housing Market: Median Prices, Inventory Up in June 2019

Fla.’s Housing Market: Median Prices, Inventory Up in June 2019

ORLANDO, Fla., July 23, 2019 – In June, Florida’s housing market reported rising median prices and increased inventory, including pending inventory and active listings inventory compared to a year ago, according to the latest housing data released by Florida Realtors®. Sales of single-family homes statewide totaled 27,283 last month, down 1.9% from June 2018.

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Florida Realtors® 2019 Convention & Trade Expo Offers Success Strategies, Tips to Boost Business

Florida Realtors® 2019 Convention & Trade Expo Offers Success Strategies, Tips to Boost Business

ORLANDO, Fla., July 16, 2019 – Success strategies from top industry leaders, the latest in high-tech devices and a chance to network with other real estate professionals: That’s what the Florida Realtors® 2019 Convention & Trade Expo offers – opportunities to boost business and the bottom line.

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Realtor® Don Bell: Hitting a Real Estate Hole in One

Realtor® Don Bell: Hitting a Real Estate Hole in One

PORT ORANGE, Fla. – Trying his hand at a professional golfing career after college, Don Bell, with RE/MAX Signature in Port Orange, realized that it was time to switch to real estate.

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Fla.’s Housing Market: Sales, Median Prices Up in May 2019

Fla.’s Housing Market: Sales, Median Prices Up in May 2019

ORLANDO, Fla., June 21, 2019 – Florida’s housing market reported increased sales, higher median prices, more pending sales and gains in inventory (active listings) in May compared to a year ago, according to the latest housing data released by Florida Realtors®. Sales of single-family homes statewide totaled 30,742 last month, up 9.6% over May 2018.

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Florida Realtors® Education Foundation Awards $202,400 in Scholarships

Florida Realtors® Education Foundation Awards $202,400 in Scholarships

ORLANDO, Fla., June 11, 2019 – As high school seniors across Florida enjoy the summer and look ahead to college, costs are top-of-mind. But there’s good news from Florida Realtors® Education Foundation Inc., which has awarded scholarships to 137 well-deserving young people living in communities throughout the state.

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Florida Realtors®, Federation of All Real Estate Associations of Turkey (TEMFED) Sign Cooperative Agreement for the Future

Florida Realtors®, Federation of All Real Estate Associations of Turkey (TEMFED) Sign Cooperative Agreement for the Future

 

DAVIE, Fla., June 5, 2019 — Florida Realtors® and the Federation of All Real Estate Associations of Turkey (TEMFED) today signed a joint Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at the Signature Grand venue in Davie, Fla.

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Realtor® Vernell Roberts: Lending a Helping Hand

Realtor® Vernell Roberts: Lending a Helping Hand

PLANTATION, Fla. – Born in the Virgin Islands, Vernell Roberts, broker-owner of Horizon Real Estate Solutions in Plantation, had a father from Trinidad and a mother from Dominique.

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Florida Realtors® applauds Governor DeSantis, Florida Legislature for Assignment of Benefits reform

Florida Realtors® applauds Governor DeSantis, Florida Legislature for Assignment of Benefits reform

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., May 24, 2019 — Florida Realtors®, the state’s largest professional trade association with more than 187,000 members, applauds Gov. Ron DeSantis’ signing into law bill CS/CS/HB 7065, which establishes important reforms to the Assignment of Benefits (AOB) process.

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Fla.’s Housing Market: Sales, Median Prices Rise in April 2019

Fla.’s Housing Market: Sales, Median Prices Rise in April 2019

ORLANDO, Fla., May 21, 2019 – Florida’s housing market reported more sales, higher median prices and increased inventory (active listings) in April compared to a year ago, according to the latest housing data released by Florida Realtors®. Sales of single-family homes statewide totaled 26,992 last month, up 6.2% over April 2018.

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Florida Realtors® Applauds Gov. DeSantis, Florida Legislature for Additional Cut to Business Rent Tax

Florida Realtors® Applauds Gov. DeSantis, Florida Legislature for Additional Cut to Business Rent Tax

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., May 15, 2019 — Florida Realtors®, the state’s largest professional trade association with more than 187,000 members, applauds Gov. Ron DeSantis’ signing into law House Bill 7123, which includes a .2% reduction to the state tax on commercial leases, known more commonly as the Business Rent Tax (BRT).

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