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What’s Up With Housing?

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Latest Florida Realtors data shows Single-family home sales up 8.5% year-over-year; condo-townhouse sales up 14.1%, due in part to rising inventory of active listings.
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Florida timeshare companies and exit companies are blaming each other for rising default rates, with the timeshare industry now lobbying lawmakers and regulators for policy changes.
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National flood insurance, like the 2018 hurricane season, ended at midnight last evening. Many observers predict another short-term extension for NFIP, but newly elected 2019 lawmakers may be more open to a long-term extension that also keeps rates affordable.
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This move could speed closings and reduce costs, but appraisers warn that automated processes are not as reliable.
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The federal agency that creates conventional loan limits for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will raise max amounts 6.9% – to $484,350 for most single-family 2019 loans.
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Housing News of Interest

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Inexpensive Home Projects6 Home Projects That Cost Less Than a TV
Giving your home a little extra “umph” doesn’t have to cost thousands of dollars. In fact, you can dramatically improve the looks of your home for less than the cost of a new TV.
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Florida's Home PricesFlorida’s home market sizzled in the past year
The state’s home prices rose 9.95% from mid-2015 to mid-2016, the fourth-best showing in the U.S., according to the latest home price index.

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Housing IssuesWhy housing doesn’t care about the Fed
Home sales, home construction and the whole housing economy are dealing with all kinds of pressing issues that take precedence over mortgage rates.
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Rising Interest RatesThe Good and Bad of Rising Interest Rates
Whether interest rates are good or bad can all come down to your generation. Because people spend, borrow, save and invest in different ways at different points in their lives, it is worth examining how each generation stands to be affected.
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Tampa Bay Home PricesTampa Bay home prices soared nearly 20% in August, outpacing all other metro areas in Florida
The big year-over-year price gain was great news for sellers, pushing the bay area’s median price for single-family homes to $209,900 with even higher amounts in Hillsborough and Pinellas counties.

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