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LOVE AND REAL ESTATE – A PERFECT MATCH

Given that we are just a few days beyond Valentine’s Day, it’s probably appropriate that we discuss how love and real estate can make a perfect match. Realtor.com’s research team recently identified the cities that attract singles with affordable housing

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FLORIDA REAL ESTATE MARKET FOR 2016 LOOKING GOOD

We noted some terrific news that came out of the 2016 Florida Real Estate Trends event during the recent Florida Realtors Mid-Winter Business Meetings. According to one of the event speakers, Jonathan Smoke, chief economist of realtor.com, Florida is positioned

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SOUTH FLORIDA HOME PRICES GROW

We all know the economy has experienced some peaks and valleys in recent days/weeks/months. Just ask the folks on Wall Street what the roller coaster ride has been like. With that said, we duly noted a piece posted on TheRealDeal.com

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HOW ADDITIONAL CAR SPACE CAN AFFECT HOME PRICES

Apparently, when it comes to buying a house, there’s no such thing as free parking. At least, realtor.com believes this theory which it detailed in a recent story in the Wall Street Journal. In an analysis based on median listing

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EVALUATING HOME-SELLING MYTHS

Real Estate

We duly noted a piece in USA Today (which was courtesy of its content partner AdviceIQ) about how consumers should beware of home-selling myths. So, we thought you should be made aware of what we read: If I sell, I

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WHAT WILL HAPPEN IN 2016?

Real Estate

Yes, I know we’re still almost three months until the end of 2015, but one can never be too early when it comes to looking into the future. It seems the Home Buying Institute (HBI) feels the same way since

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MONEY FROM CHINA FLOWING INTO U.S. RESIDENTIAL MARKETS

Real Estate

We took note recently of a National Association of Realtors (NAR) report that said buyers from China have surpassed Canadians, Europeans, Mexicans and Middle Easterners as the top overseas purchasers of homes in the United States. According to the NAR,

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