Back in June a voluntary Multifamily Energy and Water Research Survey was initiated and the results have thus far exceeded expectations even though all of the results have not been tabulated, according to a discussion on energy and water conservation before a packed room at Monday’s National Multi Housing Council OpTech 2012 Conference in Dallas. To date, nearly 10 percent of 6,500 property owners asked to participate in the survey have responded. read more →
The big discounts in the housing market are fading, and investors are taking notice that time is ticking. Blackstone Group LP, one of the world’s largest private-equity firms, says that investors likely have less than two years to buy up foreclosed U.S. homes as prices rise and supplies shrink. read more →
Miami home prices rose again in September, marking 10 consecutive months of appreciation, according to the 26,000-member MIAMI Association of REALTORS and the local Multiple Listing Service (MLS) system. The median sales price of Miami-Dade condominiums, which has increased each of the last 15 months, rose 36.2 percent to $150,000 compared to a year earlier. The median sales price of single-family homes rose 8.6 percent to $190,000. read more →
The median price of an existing single-family home in Broward County in September was 10.2 percent higher than the median price of a Broward home a year earlier, according to statistics released today by the Greater Fort Lauderdale Realtors®, the largest professional Broward-based association of licensed real estate brokers and sales associates.
The median sales price of single-family homes (SFHs) sold in Broward County was $205,000 in September, compared to $186,000 a year ago, according to a housing market report released today by the Greater Fort Lauderdale Realtors (GFLR). read more →