When is the greatest time in Florida to buy a home?

Florida Home – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Mark Winfrey Florida’s real estate market has had a distinct vantage point since COVID-19, with homes throughout the Sunshine State remaining popular during the coronavirus pandemic and continuing in the post-COVID real estate scene.  Florida homes are still greatly desired, with much fewer homes for sale than

Wealthy Russians continue to buy properties in Florida

Sunny Isles Beach Russians — Courtesy: Shutterstock — B Cruz Sunny Isles, Florida, has been an escape for Russia’s rich and elite. In Sunny Isles Beach, also known as “Little Moscow” and “Moscow by the Sea,” real estate experts say wealthy Russians are putting down major money towards empty condos.   “They love to be here,

Jim Morrison’s childhood Florida home hits the market for $2.5 million

Jim Morrison, The Doors — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Blueee77 One of rock’s classic icons—Jim Morrison, spent his childhood and humble beginnings in Melbourne, Florida, before he skyrocketed to legendary status. As his father was in flight training during World War Two—now Melbourne Orlando International Airport—Morrison was born at the now nonexistent Brevard Hospital in 1943.

First-time homebuyers in South Florida struggling to find affordable homes

Homes for Sale — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Andy Dean Photography The prices of South Florida homes are skyrocketing. South Florida realtors say they have never seen a market like this before, making first-time homebuyers’ chances of owning a home slim to none. Many have ended up renewing more expensive leases and some have even moved

Florida home to be auctioned as NFT has attracted over 7,000 potential bidders

NFT (Non-Fungible Token) — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Rokas Tenys Two superheated markets, NFTs (non-fungible tokens) and real estate, have collided in what could be one of the first home auctions as an NFT. The Gulfport, Florida, house will be auctioned on Thursday with a starting price of $650,000. The home will be auctioned through a

‘Avatar’ & ‘Titanic’ producer selling $14 million Florida compound

‘Avatar’ producer Jon Landau is listing his Key Largo home for just under $14 million.Courtesy: SPACECRAFTING Legendary producer, Jon Landau, whose list of iconic films includes “Titanic,” “Avatar,” “Honey, I Shrunk the Kids” and “Dick Tracy,” to name a few, is selling his sprawling Florida compound.  The 6,050-square-foot house was built in 2001 and is

World’s first 3D-printed home showroom appears in Florida

3D-printed future home technology — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Forge Productions 3D printing technology has grown at a rapid pace. NASA is looking at its benefits in space while scientists are researching the technology for 3D printing of organs.  Now, groundbreaking advances are allowing people to print the home of their dreams. A warehouse in Brevard

Florida’s business-friendly climate entices thousands of California’s Disney employees to relocate

Walt Disney World — Courtesy: Shutterstock — VIAVAL TOURS Some of the 2,000 Walt Disney Company employees who are being transferred from California to Florida are already eyeing up the housing market near Orlando. “They are already trickling in,” Armel Real Estate owner Deanna Armel told WKMG of the Disney employees looking at homes. “I’m

Eight Florida cities made U.S. News’ top 10 best places to retire list

Couple Enjoying Retirement On the Beach – Courtesy: Shutterstock — Daniel Myjones A U.S. News report shows that Florida cities were very well-represented in U.S. News’ 2021 Best Places to Retire list. Warm weather, crystalline beaches, and low tax rates have attracted retirees to join Florida’s coast over the past few years, and it’s proven

South Florida’s housing market is freezing out potential buyers who can’t compete with investors

South Florida – Housing Market – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by pisaphotography In South Florida, home prices continue to surge. The housing market trend has left several homebuyers either unable to find properties or in an all-out bidding war. “I’ve been looking for a home for about two years, it has been a very difficult