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This Week in Real Estate: Tallest building in Florida to begin construction, One West Palm moves forward and more
This Week in Real Estate: Tallest building in Florida to begin construction, One West Palm moves forward and more

The tallest building in Florida is reportedly ready to begin construction in Biscayne Bay. More of a vertical theme park than residential or office tower, construction is expected to begin in early 2019, according to Building Design + Construction.

How many years does it take to save for a down payment in Miami?
How many years does it take to save for a down payment in Miami?

In recent years, surveys from the National Association of Realtors and Zillow have found that saving for a down payment is the most significant hurdle for renters who want to own a home. But how long does it take

Pending home sales lose steam in April
Pending home sales lose steam in April

Pending home sales dropped in April, despite two prior months of increases. According to the National Association of Realtors, pending homes sales decreased by 1.3 percent in April. Pending home sales dropped from 107.8 in March to 106.4 in

Real Estate in Brief: Zillow’s first home purchase, political shifts and more
Real Estate in Brief: Zillow’s first home purchase, political shifts and more

Zillow Group purchased its first home as a part of the Instant Offers program expansion. The purchase marks Zillow’s transition from its role as a real estate media company to a company that partakes in the direct buying and

How children impact the homebuying process
How children impact the homebuying process

Numerous factors like price and location come into consideration when buying a home. A new Harris Poll survey by SunTrust Mortgage found that 55 percent of homeowners with a child under the age of 18 said their child’s opinion

This Week in Miami Real Estate: Restoration grants, new North Beach hotel and more
This Week in Miami Real Estate: Restoration grants, new North Beach hotel and more

Miami city officials approved grants to help restore areas of the city that were damaged by Hurricane Irma, said Curbed Miami. The Miami City Commission authorized the city to accept $34 million in grants from the Federal Emergency Management Agency

NAR: Housing inventory increased slightly in April, but still can’t keep up
NAR: Housing inventory increased slightly in April, but still can’t keep up

Existing-home sales dropped in April, despite the increase the market saw in the last two months, according to the National Association of Realtors. Existing-home sales include single-family home, townhome, condominium and co-op transactions. The sales dropped 2.5 percent in

Miami Chamber of Commerce honors leaders at City National Bank Better Beach Awards
Miami Chamber of Commerce honors leaders at City National Bank Better Beach Awards

On Friday, April 20, the Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce awarded the most influential leaders in the real estate industry at the sixth annual City National Bank Better Beach Awards. A total of 23 awards honored those who excelled

Real Estate in Brief: Zillow lawsuit dropped, home flipping on the rise and more
Real Estate in Brief: Zillow lawsuit dropped, home flipping on the rise and more

A class-action lawsuit that charged Zillow with deceptive business practices designed to mislead consumers has been dropped. A Federal district court has dismissed the lawsuit last week. The lawsuit claims that Zestimates, Zillow’s algorithm-based property estimate tool, are commonly inaccurate as

What $200,000 will get you around America
What $200,000 will get you around America

It’s no secret that some cities compared to others have larger asking prices for smaller spaces. PropertyShark wanted to test the logic and figure out what a homebuyer can get for their money in cities around the United States.

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