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Nov 21, 2017, 11:05 ET Fla. Housing Market: Sales, Median Prices Rise in Oct. 2017

The impact of Hurricane Irma on Florida's housing market resolved by the end of October, according to the latest housing data released by Florida...


Nov 13, 2017, 11:45 ET Florida Realtors®: International Residential Real Estate Sales in Fla. = $24.2B

Florida remained the top destination of foreign buyers purchasing U.S. residential real estate in 2017, with 22 percent of all foreign buyers who...


Nov 06, 2017, 11:35 ET Florida's Affordable Housing Programs: Real People, Real Stories, Real Impact

Florida Realtors®, the state's largest professional trade association, has launched a new video and study to demonstrate the positive impact...


Nov 02, 2017, 11:05 ET Fla.'s Housing Market: Median Prices Up in 3Q 2017

Florida's housing market in third quarter 2017 showed the impact of Hurricane Irma, which made landfall in the Keys on Sept. 10. The latest housing...


Oct 20, 2017, 11:05 ET Fla. Housing Market: Hurricane Irma Impacts Sales, Data in Sept. 2017

Hurricane Irma, which made landfall in the Keys on Sept. 10 and continued up the state's west coast, affected Florida's housing market data in...


Sep 20, 2017, 11:05 ET Fla. Housing Market: Sales, Listings, Median Prices Up in Aug. 2017

Florida's housing market continued its positive track in August, with more closed sales, increased pending sales, more new listings and rising...


Sep 05, 2017, 10:05 ET Florida Realtors®: Flood Insurance Needed Now More Than Ever

Mass destruction caused by Hurricane Harvey and floodwaters in Texas and Louisiana. Severe flooding due to heavy rains in Southwest Florida. The...


Aug 24, 2017, 11:05 ET Fla. Housing Market: More Sales, Higher Median Prices in July 2017

Just like the weather, Florida's housing market was hot in July with more closed sales, higher median prices, increased pending sales and more new...


Aug 09, 2017, 11:05 ET Fla.'s Housing Market: Sales, Median Prices Rise in 2Q 2017

Florida's housing market continued its positive momentum in the second quarter of 2017 with more closed sales, higher median prices and more...


Aug 01, 2017, 09:15 ET Ocala Realtor® Sherri Meadows Receives 2017 Women of Influence Award

Ocala Realtor® Sherri Meadows handles many roles in her busy life, from wife and mother to successful businesswoman to community activist and...


Jul 24, 2017, 11:01 ET Fla. Housing Market: Sales, Median Prices Up in June 2017

Florida's housing market had more closed sales, higher median prices and more new listings in June, according to the latest housing data released...


Jul 14, 2017, 09:05 ET Florida Realtors® 2017 Convention & Trade Expo: Boost Business with New Strategies, Technology and Trends

Motivational advice from top industry trainers, the latest in high-tech devices and a chance to network with other real estate professionals:...


Jun 29, 2017, 10:05 ET Florida Realtors® Advises Homeowners to Take Summer Holiday Safety Precautions

Have big plans for July 4th? You're not alone. Many families across Florida and the nation will spend the Fourth of July holiday away from home,...


Jun 21, 2017, 11:05 ET Fla.'s Housing Market: Sales, Median Prices Up in May 2017

Florida's housing market reported more closed sales, higher median prices, more new listings and more pending sales in May, according to the latest...


Jun 02, 2017, 09:44 ET Florida Realtors® Celebrates June As National Homeownership Month

Opening the doors to homeownership is a top priority for Florida Realtors®. Across the state and throughout the U.S., Realtors continue to promote...


May 25, 2017, 14:56 ET Florida Realtors® Commends Gov. Scott for Signing HB 7109

Maria Wells, 2017 president of Florida Realtors® and broker-owner with Lifestyle Realty Group in Stuart, issued the following statement regarding...


May 24, 2017, 11:05 ET Median Prices Continue to Rise in Fla.'s Housing Market in April 2017

Rising median prices and constrained inventory remained a prevailing trend in Florida's housing market in April, according to the latest housing...


May 15, 2017, 11:05 ET Fla.'s Housing Market: Sales, Median Prices Up in 1Q 2017

Florida's housing market reported more closed sales, higher median prices and more pending sales during the first quarter of 2017, according to the...


May 10, 2017, 09:58 ET Florida Realtors® Education Foundation Awards $166,000 in Scholarships

Hearing "the check is in the mail," is welcome news to 104 well-deserving young people who live in communities across Florida. Why? These students...


Apr 17, 2017, 09:35 ET Enter to Win Florida Realtors® Environmental (ENVY) Award

Don't wait to enter Florida Realtors® annual Environmental Award program, or you may be green with ENVY when the winner is chosen. Popularly known...


Mar 28, 2017, 15:22 ET Florida Realtors® Warns Consumers to Watch for Listing Scams

Ready to rent a perfect apartment downtown or maybe buy that dream house? Finding the right place to call home takes time and can cause a range of...


Mar 22, 2017, 11:05 ET Florida Realtors®: Fla.'s Housing Market Continues to Show Rising Prices in Feb. 2017

Florida's housing market continued to report a tight supply of homes for sale and rising median prices in February, according to the latest housing...


Mar 07, 2017, 07:35 ET Florida Realtors®: Reducing Business Rent Tax Key for Fla. Business Expansion

As the 2017 Florida Legislature begins, Realtors® from across the state are ready to advocate for legislative priorities that will protect...


Mar 06, 2017, 14:17 ET Florida Realtors®: Fake Realtor Board Scam Targets Florida Members

Florida Realtors® is warning Realtors and real estate licensees in Florida to be on the alert for a fraudulent letter scam. The "Florida Board of...


Feb 22, 2017, 11:05 ET Fla.'s Housing Market: More Sales, Rising Prices in Jan. 2017

Florida's housing market reported more closed sales, higher median prices, increased pending sales and more new listings in January, according to...