Investment News

October 28, 2017

New Margaritaville Resort Coming Soon

We are pleased to see the Margaritaville resort development in Osceola County - continued signs of strong economic and tourism growth here in Central Florida.
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October 25, 2017

No Housing Bubble In Sight

With prices near historic norms compared to incomes, research shows no housing bubbles forming in the United States. The housing market is expected to continue at a healthy range through the end of 2018, at the very least.
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October 18, 2017

Orlando Submits Amazon HQ2 Proposal

Today was a big day for Orlando, as officials have sent Amazon a proposal saying why we're the best place...
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September 15, 2017

New Study – Owning Beats Renting in FL Market

Florida has always been a great state for home owners, but a recent study has shown that owning a home in FL is actually a $2000 per year savings or more for the average family.
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June 20, 2017

Gov. Scott signs renewable energy bill

13 bills signed by Gov. Rick Scott to achieve an increase in the use of solar energy. Approximately 73 percent of voters approved a constitutional amendment that passed the renewable-energy bill (SB 90).
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June 19, 2017

Florida Jobless Rate Dips As State Adds 30,000 Jobs

New figures show the state increased jobs in May by 29,600. There was a .2 percent decrease in the state’s unemployment rate going from 4.5 percent in April, to 4.3 percent in May. The overall job growth has also increased in the past year by .6 percent going from 2.7 percent to 3.3 percent.
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June 15, 2017

Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show Signs Long-Term Lease with Bahia Mar

30-year lease extension has been signed to keep Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show at the same property through 2050. There are two 10-year extensions options permitting for up to 50 years in place, stated in the new lease.
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June 14, 2017

Fannie Mae Loosening Mortgage Requirements

Government-sponsored financing giant Fannie Mae will ease its requirements next month, raising its debt-to-income ceiling from 45 percent to 50 percent on July 29. The move could pave the way for a larger number of new buyers to qualify for a mortgage, particularly millennials who may be saddled with student loan debt.
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June 13, 2017

Mortgage Delinquencies Drop To 10-Year Low

Throughout the nation, 4.4 percent of mortgages were 30 days or more past due, including those in foreclosure. Overall delinquency rate declined by .8 percent in comparison with March 2016 being at 5.2 percent.
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June 6, 2017

Orlando Home Prices Rising Faster

According to CoreLogic, cost of homes increase in Orlando, Kissimmee, and Sanford area. Central Florida’s home price index increases by .8 percent from the national average percent, and had an increase of .13 from the statewide average.
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