Real Estate Pros See Rentals as Lead Generators

Experienced real estate pros are turning to rentals to help expand their businesses and provide an added revenue-generating opportunity, finds a new study from RentSpree, a software provider for tenant screening, renter management, and more. In 2020, real estate agents with three years or more of experience were three times more likely to complete a…

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Lead-based Paint Violations Surge in Remodeling Boom

As home remodeling increases, the EPA is warning remodelers to take special precautions in older homes and watch out for lead-based paint violations. Lead-contaminated dust from chipped or peeling lead-based paint in homes built prior to 1978 is one of the most common causes of elevated blood levels of lead in children, according to the U.S.…

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Some Lenders Set to Resume Foreclosures in July

Pandemic-related moratoriums on foreclosures and evictions are set to expire June 30, and some lenders plan to start resuming foreclosures in July. About 2.1 million homeowners are still in mortgage forbearance, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association. As of April, about 1.8 million households who aren’t in forbearance were 90 days delinquent on their loan,…

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Summer Vacation Rentals Are Already Skyrocketing

As vaccination rates rise, many states are loosening restrictions on travelers, prompting some Americans to look for homes to book for this summer. Short-term vacation rentals are seeing a surge in demand and their owners are prepared for a lively summer. “This is probably contradictory to what a lot of people may think, but it’s…

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Foreign Investors Compete for U.S. Suburban Homes

Foreign investment firms are reportedly making a big play for single-family homes in American suburbs. These overseas investment firms traditionally have targeted office buildings, hotels, and shopping centers internationally. But they are seeing promise in buying or building rental homes—by the thousands—throughout the U.S., The Wall Street Journal reports. They’re targeted suburban neighborhood homes near…

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Eviction Moratorium Still in Effect

The Centers for Disease Control announced it is extending by an additional three months—through June 30—its nationwide eviction moratorium, a measure that has come under increased scrutiny recently. The moratorium prohibits housing providers from evicting tenants who are unable to pay their rent due to financial hardship from the COVID-19 pandemic. The moratorium, however, has been blamed…

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Lake Nona

Is Real Estate Investing In Lake Nona Favorable?

First of all Lake Nona is one of the absolute best places to live in The state of Florida. Therefore, many families favor living there instead of other places, as a result It will provide a large number of tenants (shorter vacancies).In addition, becoming a homeowner in Lake Nona Has never been more favorable due…

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Buyers Rush to Lock in Low Interest Rates

The spring homebuying market is typically marked by higher sales and a greater number of house hunters, but many real estate professionals feel a spring-like market has been in full swing since the pandemic began a year ago. “There will be no spring homebuying season in 2021, as we’ve been in it the entire time,”…

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Orlando home value appreciation trails rest of the nation

A new study shows Orlando home prices are appreciating slower than the national average — but that’s not necessarily bad.  Home prices in the Orlando metro climbed 7.3% year over year in the fourth quarter, according to a Feb. 23 report from the Federal Housing Finance Agency. That’s slower than the national average of 10.8%, and…

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