Florida Realtors News
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Pending sales – homes under contract but not yet sold – rose 0.8% month-to-month in Feb. with only the Western region seeing a decline.
Many commercial brokers say credit will get tight following bank upsets, but it isn’t clear how much. Most lenders haven’t digested the info and finalized changes yet.
Jan. prices rose 3.8% compared to 5.6% in Dec., in part due to up-and-down mortgage rates. But Miami ranked No. 1 with a 13.8% jump, with Tampa No. 2 at 10.5%.
The confidence index rose from 103.4 (Feb.) to 104.2, with future outlooks rosier than current ones. Many consumers plan to cut down on “highly discretionary” spending.
In Feb., the number of buyers searching listings outside their state dropped 3.6% year-to-year – but those looking locally fell 14.4%. 5 Fla. metros are top go-to spots.
When sales decline, agents look for ways to trim pennies – but it’s not always a smart move to cut back on some expenses. Consider how it could impact business.