Fired–up housing market in Florida lifts firms such as Alliance Title; real–estate industry well positioned for growth as the spring home–buying season opens

February 24th, 2017|

Fired–up housing market in Florida lifts firms such as Alliance Title; real–estate industry well positioned for growth as the spring home–buying season opens Florida’s housing market wrapped up 2015 with more closed sales and higher median prices compared to the year before. Statewide closed sales of single–family homes totaled 274,769 in 2015, up 12.4 percent versus the 2014 figure, according to data from “Florida Realtors.” So how will the Sunshine State housing market perform in 2016? That was the question on the minds of a standing–room–only crowd of some 400 Realtors at the recent 2016 Florida Real Estate Trends event in Orlando, which was part of the Florida Realtors Mid–Winter Business Meetings. The outlook given at that event by the chief economist of Realtor.com was upbeat. The Florida market is positioned to become one of the “hottest spots in the country with rising demand, positive gains in recovery, …