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June 17, 2019 / Real Estate News

Turning Your Vision Into A Reality

Tips from Jay Sugarman on how thinking big can propel the success of something you thought was only a distant dream.
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May 29, 2019 / Real Estate News

Hurricane-Resistant Homes: Safer and Profitable

With hurricane season approaching, preparing your house for the dangerous storms is no longer only a safety precaution but can also increase the value of your home.
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May 2, 2019 / Orlando Investment News

Orlando’s Planner, Dean Grandin is Retiring

It's bittersweet to see Grandin retire because he added a lot of character to the city of Orlando and turned it into what it is today. It'll be interesting to see what the next era of architecture will bring.
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October 28, 2017 / Orlando Investment News

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 / Real Estate News

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 Investment News

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 / Real Estate News

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 / Orlando Investment News

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 / Orlando Investment News

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 / Real Estate News

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 / Real Estate News

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 / Real Estate News

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 / Real Estate News

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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