Miami-based Real Estate giant to keep main leadership position within the family

Courtesy: Image by skeeze from Pixabay The Related Group, a Miami-based real estate agency established in 1979, announced that Jon Paul Pérez will be the company’s new president. Jorge Pérez, the former president of the company, is passing down the head position to his son but is still retaining his position as chairman and CEO,

Florida single-family housing boom: What’s driving it?

Courtesy: Shutterstock. Image by: Andrey_Popov Amid a worldwide pandemic and a struggling economy, Florida real estate is witnessing a single-family housing boom in some of the state’s most unprecedented times. According to market data from Florida Realtors, single-family home sales surged 8.8% in August when compared to the same time last year in 2019. For

Florida Ranked No. 1 for Foreign Home-Buying for 12th Straight Year

The Miami skyline and architecture at sunset. Image by MustangJoe from Pixabay Florida has ranked number one in most foreign buyers of private property in the entire United States for the 12th year in a row, according to Miami Agent Magazine. For us here in Florida and more specifically in Miami it comes as no

State-Backed Citizens Property Insurance Expects to Get 30,000 New Policies

Fountain pen and a property/liability claim form on a clipboard waiting to be completed, filled and signed by a policyholder or insured person. Photo and Caption: William Potter/Shutterstock.com Florida’s Citizens Property Insurance Corp. revealed they are expecting to have an increase of approximately 30,000 new policies in 2020. This is according to Citizens Insurance President

The Future of Florida’s Property Taxes and Property Values

Construction cranes on large buildings being erected in downtown Tampa Channelside district, seen in aerial panoramic views, March 20, 2020. Photo and Caption: TetKabrit/Shutterstock.com As the state economy tries to bounce back from closures due to the coronavirus pandemic, many Floridians are worried about how the housing market will be affected in 2020 going into

Florida Housing Prices Are Not Expected to Drop During COVID-19 Pandemic

A home for sale in St. Augustine, Florida, USA. Photo: Paul Brennan/Shutterstock.com Housing prices aren’t expected to drop significantly during the COVID-19 pandemic.  The group Florida Realtors says that’s because builders have been cautious since the last recession. They’ve built fewer homes, and Florida has a statewide shortage. Florida Realtors’ Chief Economist Brad O’Connor says

How Coronavirus is Affecting Florida’s Real Estate Industry

Aerial view of Fort Lauderdale, Las Olas Isles, Florida, USA. Photo: Zhukova Valentyna/Shutterstock.com It is currently unknown how COVID-19 will affect Florida real estate industry since we are still in the thick of the pandemic, but many lenders, homeowners, renters and landlords think this might have a long-lasting negative effect on their business and lives.

New Toll Roads Are Coming to Florida This Legislative Session

Sunpass holders go through an express lane at the entrance of Sanibel Island in Lee County, Florida, United States on January 15, 2018. Photo: EQRoy/Shutterstock.com Lawmakers in Tallahassee have decided to revisit an approved bill from last year (Senate Bill 7068). The bill has to do with a questionable plan to build more than 300

New Bill Could Spell a Building Boom in the Florida Keys

Aerial view of Key West, FL, United States. Photo Credit: Nenad Basic/Shutterstock.com A new bill introduced by a state lawmaker from Naples aims to create a building boom for the archipelago area of the state. An amendment slipped into a House bill this week seeks to extend the hurricane evacuation time from 24 hours to

10 Tallest Buildings in Florida, Ranked by Size

POV of tall buildings in Florida, USA. Photo Credit: Telesniuk/Shutterstock.com 10.    Mansions at Acqualina – 643 feet The condos here certainly provide an impressive view of the nearby Sunny Isles Beach ocean for the residents as they live in a 643-foot-tall building. Even more impressive is the indoor art and the architecture of the building