Brickell City Centre announces 11 additional retailers set to join its 500,000 square-foot open-air shopping center, opening November 201


Notable new tenants include Sephora, Hugo Boss, Tommy Bahama, Bruno Magli and Carmen Steffens. Swire Properties Inc, one of South Florida’s leading international developers of urban real estate, along with retail co-developers Whitman Family Development and Simon Property Group, have announced 11 more retailers set to join mega-project Brickell City Centre’s 500,000 square-foot shopping center…

Golden Oak at Walt Disney World Resort Welcomes Four Seasons Private Residences


This week, Disney began sales of Four Seasons Private Residences Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort, the most recent phase of development in the luxury resort-residential community of Golden Oak. Nestled within Golden Oak and offering private entry to Four Seasons Resort Orlando, these single-family custom homes will feel like an extension of the Resort…

Florida Realtors® Part of Gov. Scott’s Business Mission to France


Representing Florida’s Realtors and the interests of the state’s real estate industry, Florida Realtors® President Andrew Barbar and CEO Bill Martin are back from a recent trade mission in France with Gov. Rick Scott and key business leaders. The group met with French companies and individuals to emphasize the affordability and opportunities for real estate…

ORANGE COUNTY CLERK OF COURTS EDDIE FERNANDEZ LAUNCHES MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE EDUCATION WEBSITE


ORANGE COUNTY CLERK OF COURTS EDDIE FERNANDEZ LAUNCHES MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE EDUCATION WEBSITE Good afternoon, As many of you may know, Florida leads the nation in residential mortgage foreclosures. According to a recent report, one in every 400 Florida homes is in foreclosure. In Orange County, that number increases to one foreclosure filing for every 253 homes. Those are staggering numbers…

PIQUET REALTY ANNOUNCES EXECUTIVE CHANGES


Cristiano Piquet to Serve as CEO; Daniel Piquet Appointed President Piquet Realty, a leading luxury real estate firm with deep ties to the Brazilian investor community, today announced management changes at the top-level of the company.

Fla.’s Housing Market Continues Positive Trends in Jan. 2014


Florida’s housing market reported more closed sales, higher median prices, more new listings, fewer days on the market and the continued stabilization of inventory in January, according to the latest housing data released by Florida Realtors®. Closed sales of single-family homes statewide totaled 15,000 last month, up 10.2 percent over the January 2013 figure.

How New 2014 Mortgage Rules will Affect Consumers


New mortgage rules will take effect in January of 2014 and the residential real estate market could be in for some major changes. What affect will this have on people seeing to purchase or refinance a home? “These new rules were designed to protect consumers and ensure that borrowers are qualified and able to repay…

Florida Realtors®: Attend 2014 Real Estate and Economic Summit


The real estate market plays a vital role in Florida‘s economy, and figuring out what may lie ahead in 2014 is a key question for policymakers, residents and Realtors® alike. Several highly respected economists will share their insights on the state’s real estate market and economy during Florida Realtors® 2014 Real Estate and Economic Summit…

Homebuyers: Get The Housefax First


Homebuyers: Get The Housefax First Dot-com startup first to offer buyer-beware property history reports in consumer-friendly format Housefax.com(TM) today launched the first national property data service that delivers comprehensive, consolidated home reports to consumers. The reports are available online for $59 each, and show U.S. home histories of building permits, mortgage information, fire, flood, sink…