The busiest period in the US property market is generally the spring, but the summer looks set to be the more active this year. Buyer appetite is strong and would-be homeowners are taking full advantage of the country’s low mortgage rates. Analysts believe that many buyers see the current situation as an opportunity rather than a challenge.
Traditionally, the spring season is the busiest for property in Florida, but would this year's stay-at-home recommendations in April change things? Two studies for early spring show they haven't and online searches for homes have soared. Among the most sought-after areas in the US were several Florida metros with enquiries for Jacksonville the third highest in the country.
A new study looking at the impact of new-home builds reveals its potential to lead the way in the US economy. The sector is set to have particular relevance as the nation moves forward in containing the covid-19 pandemic. One of the biggest advantages that new-home builds offer is their scope for the job market and by extension, the US economy.
The covid-19 pandemic has affected all aspects of our lives. Some of the most significant shifts have taken place in the property market where new trends are emerging. These mean that US buy-to-let properties now stand as one of the best real estate investments available. In this article, we look at the four reasons why.
They say there’s nothing like a crisis to make people rethink their lives and the Covid-19 pandemic has done just that. For thousands of people, being shut at home has led to dreams of warmer, sunnier climates and a better lifestyle. Just like the one Floridians enjoy in the Sunshine State. As a result, property enquiries are on the rise and the Florida population looks set to surge.
When it comes to the US rental property, Florida metros regularly feature as the best. Homes in the Sunshine State offer investors cash flow and equity growth and bring together the ideal investment criteria. In 2020, three Florida cities took the top three positions in the US.
When it comes to retirement locations, Florida ranks as the American state for both US and foreign retirees. The Sunshine State offers sunshine, beaches and affordable living, all desirable features for those about to enter their golden years. But certain locations stand out such as Tavares and Sarasota, rated as the best places to retire in Florida in 2020.
Like many countries in the world, the US finds itself in a coronavirus lockdown. The effects of this situation are widespread and have reached all corners of the economy including property. However, despite the media hype and uncertainty, many of the effects on the US coronavirus real estate market appear to be positive. This is particularly true for investors looking at buying now.
To ensure profitable real estate investment you need certain factors such as high population growth, a buoyant economy and strong tourism sector. Florida generally offers all three, but some areas offer far better potential than others. Southwest Florida is one of them and in this news article, we look at six compelling reasons to buy property in an area with plenty to offer investors, residents and tourists alike.
Single-family homes are one of the best property investment options in the US, particularly for buy-to-let yields. Returns have dropped very slightly across the US in 2020 compared to 2019, but several areas continue to post figures well ahead of the national average. Baltimore and Atlanta metros are currently offering the highest while Florida counties provide returns in the region of 8 to 12%.
According to a benchmark report, Florida land values continue to rise and by extension, to offer solid investment potential to buyers. The latest study revealed that finished residential lots in central and southwest Florida saw considerable rises in value. Land in counties such as Orange and Sarasota were particular hotspots for investment. Another report found that Sarasota homeowners saw an average equity rise of US$6,735 in 2019
Property in the Sunshine State notched up another rise in February, the 98th monthly increase in a row. It was a particularly busy month for the Florida real estate market with both condos and single-family homes posting impressive sales figures and price rises. March too looked busy as new pending sales for all types of property registered double-digit increases.
Florida is continuing its best tourism year ever, welcoming another 31.6 million visitors during the third quarter of 2019. Also Florida is very present in the Best places to live and retire in the US rankings.
Discover why Florida metros take the lion’s share of the best places to retire in the US and why Sarasota is one of the most popular metro areas of all.
Florida is one of the world’s favourite destination not only for travelling but also for investing in property. Here is an overview of the real estate market and economy in the state in Quarter 3 of 2019. The Florida Realtors’ latest report shows new positive figures. They stated that more closed sales, higher median prices, more pending sales and rising pending inventory during the third quarter of 2019. Also, during those three months, more than 78,750 single-family homes were sold across Flor
New figures show an increase on property value. In fact, home values have increased by 4.64% from 2018 in the same period. The forecast for home values in the US shows and increase of 2.2% over the next year. However Florida’s forecast is even more positive showing an increase of 4.09% over the next year.