Housing Report: Signs of a Slowdown?

By Alexandra Clough – Palm Beach Post Staff Writer “The red-hot housing market just put up a warning flag. Existing home sales dropped in February from the previous month, and the National Association of Realtors isn’t sugar-coating the news. Although Continue reading Housing Report: Signs of a Slowdown?

State money for affordable housing highest in a decade

By Jeff Ostrowski – Palm Beach Post Staff Writer “Amid growing concerns about a housing affordability squeeze in Palm Beach County, a glimmer of hope emerged from this year’s legislative session. State lawmakers approved $200 million for the State Housing Continue reading State money for affordable housing highest in a decade

Property Tax Relief

  “The Florida Legislature and Gov. Rick Scott didn’t see eye to eye on much during the 2016 session, but they both acknowledged education spending should go up. Even then, however, they couldn’t agree on how to do it. Scott Continue reading Property Tax Relief

A tale of foreclosure in two cities

Article:  housingwire.com “Foreclosure processes take longer and even slow the market down in its recovery process in states that require judicial foreclosures, according to Pro Teck. Pro Teck’s monthly Home Value Forecast ranks the single-family home markets in the top Continue reading A tale of foreclosure in two cities

Harsher penalties for crimes against real estate agents

Article: housingwire.com “As part of the growing movement to further protect real estate agents and Realtors when they are showing a house, the state of Florida is currently considering legislation that would ensure harsher penalties for attacks on real estate Continue reading Harsher penalties for crimes against real estate agents

Top reason to buy a home

Article: housingwire.com “‘Rising rents’ are quickly encroaching upon ‘a life event’ as the top reason homebuyers will look to purchase a home. As it stands, one in four homebuyers is looking to purchase because their rent is too high, according Continue reading Top reason to buy a home