Florida Realtors®, formerly known as the Florida Association of Realtors®, serves as The Voice for Real Estate® in Florida. It provides programs, services, continuing education, research and legislative representation to its 115,000 members in 67 boards/associations.
Property tax cap heads to 2018 ballot
A Florida Realtors' top legislative priority passed the Florida Legislature: In 2018, voters will have the power to make the 10% non-homestead property permanent.
Senior housing still waiting for pick-up in demand
Developers with an eye on the future are building 55-plus communities in all categories, with a number of luxury condos and developments already in the pipeline.
U.S. builders issue statement opposing lumber tariff
NAHB says "protectionist measures" should not come "at the expense" of U.S. homebuyers who will now pay $3,600 more. But tariff proponents dispute that number.
'Workforce quality' the top Fla. small biz concern
A Florida Chamber of Commerce survey finds small businesses most concerned with the quality of their workforce, followed by gov't regulations and healthcare.
Poll: Most people expect home prices to keep rising
61% of U.S. adults think local home prices will rise over the next year – the highest percentage since Gallup began collecting the data in 2005.