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By Mary Shanklin, Orlando Sentinel 3:07 p.m. EDT, July 22, 2014 Metro Orlando's housing market is not experiencing the big year-over-year price gains it saw in 2013, but increases in the four-county region continue to outpace the state's, a new report shows. The metro area, which includes Orange, Seminole, Osceola and Lake counties, had a median price of $185,000 for single-family homes that sold in June, according to a report by Florida Realtors. Prices increased 8.2 percent from June 2013. Even though those ... read more

Brevard Bumps Orlando from No. 1 Foreclosure Spot

Good News for the Local Market!
Posted by David Lopez, CBR on June 12, 2014 in  2014  Bank Owned  Coldwell Banker Ackley Realty  Foreclosure  Market Trends  Orlando  Orlando Sentinel  REO
By Mary Shanklin, Orlando Sentinel 7:16 p.m. EDT, June 10, 2014 Brevard County pushed Metro Orlando out of the nation's top spot for the number of foreclosure actions during May, a new report shows. Still recovering from the loss of space shuttle-related employment, Brevard had 891 foreclosure actions filed during May — an increase of one-third from a year earlier and one-fourth from just a month earlier. One of every 303 houses in Brevard received a foreclosure notice during May, according to the repor... read more

FHFA Unveils New Plans to Make Mortgages Easier to Obtain

May Have a Positive Impact on Continued Recovery
Posted by David Lopez, CBR on May 15, 2014 in  2014  Coldwell Banker Ackley Realty  Fannie Mae  Mortgages  Real Estate Finance
FHFA Unveils New Plans to Make Mortgages Easier to Obtain Daily Real Estate News | Wednesday, May 14, 2014 Tight lending conditions have been blamed for hindering the housing recovery, but a series of announcements by the Federal Housing Finance Agency on Tuesday could be the long-awaited easing that many sidelined borrowers had been hoping for. The FHFA’s new director, Mel Watt, made several announcements Tuesday that departed from his predecessors and aim to maintain Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac’s r... read more

Award Winning Coldwell Banker Does It Again...and Again!

Leads the industry in marketing, social media and video!
Posted by David Lopez, CBR on April 14, 2014 in  2014  Advertising  Awards  Coldwell Banker  Coldwell Banker Ackley Realty  HomeRocks  Marketing  Video
Coldwell Banker Receives 2014 Awards Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC has been recognized by three organizations for outstanding marketing, public relations, video and social media initiatives.  In the last month, the Company has received a 2014 Bronze Bulldog Award, seven Telly Awards and has been nominated for a Shorty Industry Award. “Our marketing initiatives have focused on engaging with homebuyers and sellers on an emotional level to remind them that home is as much about a lifestyle investme... read more

Three Reports and Two Experts: Regional Real Estate Bust Is Over

It's Looking Good in Orlando!
Posted by David Lopez, CBR on April 04, 2014 in  2014  Central Florida  Coldwell Banker Ackley Realty  Home Prices  Home Sales  Market Trends  WMFE
Thursday, April 3, 2014 By: Amy Kiley April 3, 2014 | WMFE, Orlando--Central Florida's real estate and construction bust is officially over. That's what industry experts are saying after three reports on construction growth published this week. The three reports focus on real estate and construction both in Florida and nationwide.  The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics says Florida leads the country in construction growth.  A report from Florida’s Office of Economic and Demographic Research puts ... read more


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