4 Fla. metros at top of ‘best cities to invest’ list (9/29/2016)
Orlando ranked No. 1 as the best city in the U.S. to own investment property in a GOBankingRates survey, and Tampa came in second. Miami came in 10th and Jacksonville No. 13 in the top 15 list.
Where investors can find the best return (9/15/2016)
As more consumers seek to rent a limited number of entry-level homes, investors are finding a strong single-family rental market, especially in Fla. and Calif.
Real estate better than stocks, gold (9/6/2016)
Bankrate poll: About 25% of Americans surveyed say real estate is their top choice for long-term investing, with cash investments 2nd and stocks coming in third.
Real estate to get its own stock category (9/2/2016)
Real estate’s growth prompted the action: It accounts for 3.5% of the global equities market and REITS have been a top performing asset class for 20 years.
Homes in gentrifying neighborhoods a good investment (8/19/2016)
How do investors and buyers identify these up-and-coming areas? A RealtyTrac study identifies the top 35 turn-around zip codes in the U.S. – and four are in Fla.
3 Fla. cities tops for budget real estate investing (7/26/2016)
A realtor.com/HomeUnion study ranked U.S. cities for the best place to invest in single-family homes on a budget: Jacksonville, Tampa and Orlando topped the list.
1 in 10 home sales flipped in many Fla. metros (6/2/2016)
RealtyTrac: Home flipping increased 20% in the first quarter, though the total number of flips was still 26% below its 2006 peak – and more flippers now pay cash.
Should short-term rentals be taxed like hotels? (5/17/2016)
Hotel owners want short-term rentals taxed to level the playing field, but opponents say it’s a private property rights issue, and homeowners should be allowed to do what they want to do with their property.
Fla. has two ‘top 10’ cities for RE investing (4/13/2016)
A study that equated rental demand with job increases listed Orlando and Tampa as two of the nation’s top cities for buyers who want to invest in rental housing.
2015 vacation sales retreat, investment sales leap (4/7/2016)
NAR: Vacation home purchases dropped but still hit their second-highest level in almost a decade – and investment purchases rose for the first time in five years.