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Florida’s Housing Market Sees New Listings, Median Prices Rise in May

Rising mortgage interest rates, high inflation and still-tight inventory levels were factors influencing Florida’s housing market in May, with fewer closed sales compared to a year ago, according to Florida Realtors’ latest housing data. “Households...

Florida’s April Housing Trends Include Higher Median Prices, Limited Supply

Florida’s housing market may be showing some beginning signs of cooling in April, the Florida Realtors noted. Mortgage interest rates and median home prices continued to rise amid a still-constrained supply of for-sale homes –...
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Florida’s Housing Market: Sales, Median Prices Up in January

Even as the pandemic continues into 2022, Florida’s housing market reported more closed sales and rising median prices compared to a year ago, according to Florida Realtors’ latest housing data. Single-family existing-home sales were...

The Affordable Housing Crisis: Data Reveals Gap Between Salaries and Median Home Price for...

Many of Florida’s hometown heroes — first responders, law enforcement, educators, and health care workers — fall far short of being able to purchase a home in the communities where they work, according to...
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Florida Realtors Want Ron DeSantis Not to Sign Bill Cutting Affordable Housing Programs

Known as the “Affordable Housing Trust Funds” the bill would cut housing programs by $200 million in the next fiscal year, with the remaining $223 million split between two environmental infrastructure programs. This would occur on a permanent basis moving forward and affordable housing programs would never receive more than 50 percent of what’s available in the housing trust funds.
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Florida’s Affordable Housing Program Could See Fewer Funds

The program, known as the State and Local Government Housing Trust Funds. has helped thousands of Floridians purchase a home and it helped attract teachers, firefighters and law enforcement officers to come to the Sunshine State to work.