Miami Real Estate Market Still Being Boosted by Demand at Home and Abroad

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According to the latest report from the Miami Association of Realtors, demand for real estate is still strong. The data shows this is particularly true for single-family homes costing between $200,000 and $400,000. The median sales price for a property in Miami-Dade County increased by 8.9% compared to 2013, rising to $245,000. The median sales […]

Millennials Likely to Have Big Impact on Housing Recovery

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Previous generations usually bought their first home as soon as they could, but it is a different story for today’s first-time buyers who often choose to wait until they are a little older before purchasing. According to an article in RisMedia, this could be down to this age group preferring the financial freedom provided by […]

That Flipped Home Might Be Far From Perfect


It is easy to look at a flipped home through rose-tinted spectacles, and to assume it is ready to move into and that there won’t be any major pitfalls. Unfortunately this might not be the case, as most property flippers or contractors will be anxious to shift the house as quickly as possible so they […]

Exploring Ways Parents Can Help Their Kids Buy a Home

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An article in points out that first-time–buyers are still a rare commodity in the real estate market. According to figures from the Census Bureau, rates for home ownership for those aged 35 or below are currently at a 22 year low. It is possible things may improve as lenders begin to make it easier […]

Housing Recovery is Ongoing But at Slower Pace


According to the National Association of Home Builders/First American Leading Markets Index, markets in 56 out of the 350 metro areas in the country have returned to or already exceeded normal levels of housing and economic activity. The index shows a year on year net gain of seven markets. Nationwide, the index score increased slightly […]

NAHB Survey Looks at the Typical Home Buyer in the US

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The National Association of House Builders recently released their monthly Housing Market Index for July. It registered a national reading of 53 which is the first time since January that builder confidence has risen above 50. This shows more than half of builders reported good sales conditions. When the figures are broken down regionally, then […]

Recent Report Thinks Housing Will ‘Soar’ in 2015


Just recently there have been quite a few rumors that the housing market is about to take a turn for the worse, but an article in Housingwire is predicting the opposite. This is based on a report released by Altos Research which says the market will begin to soar next year. Although the report does […]

Encouraging Boomerang Kids to Move Out

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In the not so distant past, it was expected that kids would leave home after college, and most of us were anxious to do so. Nowadays things are often quite different, and many parents find themselves looking after adult children with little idea of when they will fly the nest. An article in points […]

Buying the Right Vacation Home


The summer vacation season is well underway and quite a few people will be thinking about purchasing a vacation home. For most this won’t be a decision that is taken on the spur of the moment, but is more likely to be something they’ve dreamed of doing for many years. An article in highlights […]

Daniel Matusiak Joins Haute Living Real Estate Network


Daniel Matusiak, a prominent real estate broker in Bird Key and Casey Key, Florida, has just joined the prestigious Haute Living Real Estate Network (HLRN) as its newest partner.