As the real estate market continues its recovery with rising prices and lowering foreclosure filings, it is difficult to ignore the impact of the last few years. A recent report found that foreclosures in 2012 resulted in a loss of $192.6 billion for American homeowners, a number that averages to about $1,700 per household for 114.7 million households nationwhide.Read More
Zillow released the findings from its latest Mortgage Marketplace Survey Thursday, and the results show that nearly one-third of respondents aren't clear on basic practices regarding home mortgages. Given the record low mortgage rates and the increased interest in home buying on the market right now, it's more important than ever that all parties are as familiar with the mortgage process as possible to ensure the smoothest transactions.Read More
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Last month, homes in the core Orlando market showed an increase of 23 percent in value compared to just a year ago, with the median sales price of homes reaching $148,000. This was also a 3.1 percent increase over the previous month's figures, showing a consistent trend upwards.
While Florida led the nation in foreclosure activity last month, Orlando saw a decrease in foreclosure activity reflected both in the previous month's figures as well as compared to the year prior.
This past Friday, Florida Governor Rick Scott passed Florida H.B. 87, a bill designed to expedite foreclosure procedures as well as introduce new requirements that both banks and borrowers seeking foreclosure need to be aware of.
Single-family homes in Orlando sold for higher values than almost every other area in Florida during April, showcasing Central Florida's continued recovery and popularity in the real estate market. In total, the median price for single-family homes reached $161,000, which is an impressive 20.1 percent increase from just a year ago. This keeps stride with the median value of Florida's 20 largest metropolitan areas, which reached $165,000 and a 17.4 percent increase over the year prior.