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Making Moves: Bonnie Metviner named regional VP of Real Estate Council

Making Moves: Bonnie Metviner named regional VP of Real Estate Council


Coldwell Banker Realty’s Bonnie Metviner tapped to serve as regional VP of the Region 2 Residential Real Estate Council

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Miami homes named most at-risk for storm surge in 2020

Miami homes named most at-risk for storm surge in 2020


A new report from CoreLogic warns of increased hurricane risk this season, compounded by coronavirus-related weaknesses.

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Florida has second highest number of zombie foreclosures in the nation

Florida has second highest number of zombie foreclosures in the nation


A new ATTOM report reveals that zombie foreclosures declined in the second quarter of 2020, likely a result of the temporary foreclosure moratorium on federally backed loans.

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Pending home sales took a deep dive in April, but NAR upgrades its forecast

Pending home sales took a deep dive in April, but NAR upgrades its forecast


NAR’s chief economist says April’s decline could be the lowest point in the market, and that he expects it to bounce back soon.

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Mortgage applications are up, consumer confidence stabilizes

Mortgage applications are up, consumer confidence stabilizes


Encouraging new data shows that buyers are coming back and consumers are feeling more confident, though concerns about job stability and possible inflation remain.

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Rent increases down in Miami in April

Rent increases down in Miami in April


A new report that rent is still rising, but by much less in most cities, as a result of the COVID-19 crisis.

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Despite pandemic, new homes are selling

Despite pandemic, new homes are selling


Data shows sales of new construction single-family homes rose slightly in April while price growth continues, albeit slowly.

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Helping renters become buyers in today’s market

Helping renters become buyers in today’s market


While the world may be on pause right now, the housing market is still moving along. Brian Buffini shares some techniques for helping first-time buyers feel comfortable and confident during uncertain times.

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Miami listings plentiful, but that’s not helping affordability

Miami listings plentiful, but that’s not helping affordability


Homes are more affordable nationwide due to declining interest rates, but a shortage of listings in most cities due to the pandemic is making them harder to find.

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Hispanic homeownership reached historic highs before COVID-19. What now?

Hispanic homeownership reached historic highs before COVID-19. What now?


=During a pandemic that appears to be impacting the Latino community disproportionately hard, will the singular gains of this community be sustained?

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