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Rent is on the rise — find out why

Rent is on the rise — find out why


The latest analysis from CoreLogic shows that Miami renters are paying an average of 1 percent more in rent this year over last.

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Housing starts up in the South – the sole region to show gains

Housing starts up in the South – the sole region to show gains


Two percent jump in housing starts nationwide could mean lower chance of recession

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More than 30 Florida billionaires make the Forbes’ 400 list

More than 30 Florida billionaires make the Forbes’ 400 list


The majority of Florida’s billionaires live in Palm Beach, according to Forbes.

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The homeownership gap is closing, albeit slightly

The homeownership gap is closing, albeit slightly


Minority homeownership, which plummeted during the Great Recession, is climbing back up.

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How to avoid a data-breach nightmare

How to avoid a data-breach nightmare


Don’t get caught “running naked through the woods.”

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First American: ‘If you build it, they will buy it’

First American: ‘If you build it, they will buy it’


Housing starts make progress in September, showing signs of more housing on the way.

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Pocket listing rule approved by NAR

Pocket listing rule approved by NAR


While the association has moved to institute new rules around what to do about off-MLS listings, there are some who say it restricts trade and others who feel it doesn’t go far enough to force brokers to share listing data.

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Buyers increasingly depend on family while sellers rely on agents

Buyers increasingly depend on family while sellers rely on agents


NAR report: Selling without the assistance of an agent at a near all-time low

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Affordability tug of war between prices and interest rates

Affordability tug of war between prices and interest rates


For now, low borrowing costs are keeping pace with rising prices. But how long can this last?

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Harvard University report: Vibrant housing market ahead, provided construction ramps up

Harvard University report: Vibrant housing market ahead, provided construction ramps up


The State of the Nation’s Housing report stresses the need for more inventory

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