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Miami is still the place to be and to buy !

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Despite the unpleasant news on the Zika virus, hurricanes and a slowdown of the real estate market, Miami is still the place to be.The Miami Association of realtors noticed that the market of the single-family home had a peak in sales during the month of August. The peak was both in volume and in prices and most of closed sales were all-cash. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on December 16, 2016 in News

 

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Real estate: Trick or Treat?

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In a previous article, I told you we were in a seller’s market. But where are we heading? Even though there is still a lack of homes for sale, the mortgage rates are, slowly but surely, going up. As a consequence buyers could become scarcer. Here’s a look at four items to better understand the rebound of the housing market at a national level.

First of all, the real estate market shifted in a short amount of time. In a regular market, prices increase after the inventory of houses for sale shrinks. In this unusual recovery, things went the other way around. Without shrinkage of inventory, developers decided to increase prices. They actually even admitted they pushed prices too far. For instance, when you compare the new home orders year-over-year, the demand only increased 1% in August against 11% in July. Nowadays, purchasers are more thoughtful before investing in a condo.

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Posted by on October 7, 2013 in News

 

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