Author Archives: Savino James

Fla.’s Existing Home and Condo Sales Up in Nov. 2011

Fla.’s Existing Home and Condo Sales Up in Nov. 2011

ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 21, 2011 – Florida’s existing home and existing condo sales continued its positive upswing in November, according to the latest housing data released by Florida Realtors®. Existing home sales increased 11 percent last month with a total of 12,993 homes sold statewide compared to 11,664 homes sold in November 2010, according to Florida Realtors.

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Fla.’s Housing Market Bouncing Back

Fla.’s Housing Market Bouncing Back

U.S. Economists at Florida Realtors® 2012
Real Estate & Economic Event

ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 7, 2011 – Despite national and global headwinds, Florida’s real estate market is entering 2012 on an upward trend, according to three leading U.S. economists.

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Florida Realtors® Hosts 2012 Real Estate & Economic Forecast Event

Florida Realtors<sup>®</sup> Hosts 2012 Real Estate & Economic Forecast Event

 ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 30, 2011 – The real estate market plays a vital role in Florida’s economy, and figuring out what may lie ahead in 2012 is a key question for policymakers, residents and Realtors alike.

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Fla.’s Existing Home and Condo Sales Up in October 2011

Fla.’s Existing Home and Condo Sales Up in October 2011

ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 21, 2011 – Florida’s existing home and existing condo sales continued to show gains in October, according to the latest housing data released by Florida Realtors®. Existing home sales increased 13 percent last month with a total of 13,755 homes sold statewide compared to 12,145 homes sold in October 2010, according to Florida Realtors.

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Florida’s Existing Home, Condo Sales Rise in 3Q 2011

Florida’s Existing Home, Condo Sales Rise in 3Q 2011

ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 9, 2011 – Florida’s existing home and existing condo sales continued to show gains in third quarter 2011 compared to the same period a year earlier, according to the latest housing statistics from Florida Realtors®.

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Florida Realtors®: 3 Reasons to Buy a Home Now

Florida Realtors®: 3 Reasons to Buy a Home Now

ORLANDO, Fla. – With low prices, low mortgage rates and a deep selection of choices, now is a great time to buy a Florida home, according to Florida Realtors®, the state’s voice for real estate.

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Going Green for a Better Lifestyle

Going Green for a Better Lifestyle

ORLANDO, Fla. — If you want to add value to your home, consider “going green.” Investing in energy-saving, environmentally friendly features can reduce your monthly bills, enhance your lifestyle and make your home more attractive to future buyers.

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Realtor® Connie Johnson: A Passion for People and Animals

BRANDON, Fla. – When Connie Johnson, a Realtor® with Coldwell Banker Real Estate in Brandon, Fla., gets involved, things get done.

“I always want to be the best at whatever I’m involved in, and now I’m passionate about helping others achieve their goals as well,” she says. And that drive doesn’t just apply to real estate sales, it applies to her charity work as well. After all, the year she became president of Rebuild Tampa Bay was the same year the Super Bowl came to Tampa – 2009. “I wanted to shake it up a bit and instead of rebuild homes, I wanted to transform a community,” she says.

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Florida Realtors®: Report Unlicensed Real Estate Activity

Florida Realtors<sup>®</sup>: Report Unlicensed Real Estate Activity

ORLANDO, Fla. – To help protect homebuyers and sellers from unlicensed real estate practitioners, Florida Realtors® wants to spread the word that unlicensed real estate activity is a crime.

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Florida’s Business-Friendly Climate Attracts New Investment

Florida’s Business-Friendly Climate Attracts New Investment

ORLANDO, Fla. – As the Sunshine State, Florida offers a warm welcome to new commercial and business investment, according to Florida Realtors®.

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