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RECENT BLOG POSTS
Has everyone started to feel the love again? In the greater Ft. Lauderdale real estate market, not only has the inventory sharply declined, prices are climbing as well. As I've been reporting for several months, the market in the greater Ft. Lauderdale area has bounced back and this month, I am f...
04/10/2010
Normally, my blogs are more informative. Normally, they are filled with charts and usually have a positive tone. My mom always said, "If you can't say something constructive, then don't say anything at all."  I've even received responses that say I need to interject more of my own opinions into t...
03/20/2010
It is very clear and apparent, the Ft. Lauderdale real estate market is stable and is about to make a turn for higher prices. According to Trendsgraphix,  inventory levels in both single-family products and multi-family products dipped after making a small spike in January. The inventory level of...
03/13/2010
The dawn of the new year has seemingly given way to an increase in inventory levels throughout the price points of the Ft. Lauderdale real estate market. If one solely looked at the increase in the months of inventory, the condition of the local Ft. Lauderdale market would be taken totally out of...
02/13/2010
There are so many naysayers out there and that will probably never change. Some people make a living at throwing negativity out in the world just to throw out a contrasting point of view. To them I say, "Find a new job!" Just in the last twelve months in the Ft. Lauderdale real estate market, I'v...
01/30/2010
Yesterday, FHA announced changes to the criteria in which they insure loans. According to the Florida Association of Realtors, here is a break down of the 4 key points. 1. The mortgage insurance premium (MIP) will be increased to build up capital reserves and bring back private lending · The firs...
01/22/2010
Happy New Year everyone! In Ft. Lauderdale there is definitely something to cheer about. Inventories of all type of dwellings in the greater Ft. Lauderdale area continuing to shrink quickly. Despite a minor uptick in the month of November, December continued Ft. Lauderdale’s winning way and anoth...
01/12/2010
It fathoms my mind why anyone at this point is still sitting on the fence to buy a home. Unless the buyer is completely unable to purchase for a solid reason, waiting no longer makes any emotional or financial sense. Emotionally, most people were not budging when it came to buying a home back in ...
01/08/2010
With the dawn of a new decade, there is hope that Americans have learned from the greed of the first decade and have begun to protect themselves for the changing times ahead. I think we're all on the same page that the days of quick profits, flimsy financed projects are now a thing of the past to...
01/01/2010
It seems that the Ft. Lauderdale real estate market is perfectly capable of absorbing as many homes available under $400k that become available. According to Trendgraphix, single-family inventory levels show a much different picture when comparing the number of homes available and sold above and ...
12/22/2009
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