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

Land swap for Surfside building collapse site rejected

Surfside Building Collapse Site – Courtesy: Twitter – Image by Jason Pizzo SURFSIDE, Fla. — Surfside, Florida commissioners have rejected a proposal to trade public beachfront property to the future buyer of the condominium collapse site so that a memorial in remembrance of the 98 victims could be built there. The decision was made after

Miami tops list of best U.S. cities with a 15-minute lifestyle

Miami, Florida Skyline – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Sean Pavone Pandemics wreak havoc on cities, but they often highlight opportunities to find ways to improve urban living for communities and their residents. Today, several city dwellers and planners are utilizing ideas from lessons learned during the COVID-19 pandemic to create new urban landscapes. These

Study finds Florida homes are overpriced by 20% with those in the Tampa area being the most expensive

Beautiful Residential Home – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Mike Focus Florida homes continue to sell for much more than what they are worth, and recent buyers who paid high prices might be seeing their real estate investments pay off much later than they originally anticipated. According to a study conducted by researchers at Florida

Two South Florida developers are collaborating to bring 5 inland Crystal Lagoons to Central Florida

Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by heru sukma cahyanto There are no beaches in Central Florida, but that may soon change after news broke that two major South Florida developers are looking to bring public access lagoons to Central Florida. According to Iván Manzur, Senior Vice President of Sales of Crystal Lagoon US Corp, Hollywood-based investment

$11 Million Private Island sale in Marathon marks largest of its kind in the Florida Keys

Courtesy: Andre van Rensburg/ Ocean Sotheby’s International Realty It’s no surprise that Florida has been a hot market during the pandemic for real estate.  Hundreds of new families are moving to the Sunshine State every day in search of prime real estate due to a variety of reasons. The shift to work from home demands

New Report Projects Florida Will See A Yearly 300k Population Increase In The State

Traffic Jam – Courtesy: Image by pixaoppa from Pixabay Florida is about to get a lot more traffic… According to a new report from the Demographic Estimating Conference, Florida should braces itself for a significant uptick in new residents. The report said the population is expected to increase by an average of around 303,000 residents

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