Florida REALTORS® Files Suit Against CDC

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is facing another challenge to its federal eviction moratorium, which has prevented evictions of renters during the COVID-19 pandemic. Florida REALTORS® filed a lawsuit this week in the U.S. District Court in Tampa that alleges the moratorium is “an unprecedented and unlawful federal administrative order” that oversteps the…

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Selling

Home Sellers Are Feeling More Optimistic

As home prices rise by double-digit margins year over year, homeowners are increasingly viewing selling favorably. Consumers reported a significantly more positive view of homeselling conditions month over month in January, jumping 16 percentage points on net, according to Fannie Mae’s Home Purchase Sentiment Index, based on a survey of 1,000 consumers. “Overall, the index’s…

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Homeowners Are on a Home Improvement Spending Spree

As homeowners spend more time at home, they’re tackling household projects. The top reason for the increase in home improvement spending last year was to make a home better fit “lifestyle needs,” according to “The State of Home Spending: 2020,” a report produced by HomeAdvisor. Eighty-five percent of Americans surveyed reported spending more time at…

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