florida realtors association

The group Florida Realtors has poured $6.6 million into its political committee aimed at Amendment 2’s passage.

As Congress wrangles over whether to delay huge increases to flood insurance premiums, Pinellas County homeowners are living with the reality of flood insurance they can’t afford and homes that no one will buy.

Statewide in Florida, home sales were up 8.6 percent in December according to John Sebree, vice president of the Florida Realtors Association.

Yet, Sebree told the Florida Cabinet Thursday that for that same month of December, Pinellas County home sales dropped 8.4 percent and there was an 11 percent decrease in November.

Vacation Home Sales Up 10 Percent, "Tight" Inventory

Apr 3, 2013
Florida Realtors Association

There's been a 10 percent increase in vacation home sales in 2012 from the year before. That's the word from an annual survey by the national association of realtors.

The survey on Investment and Vacation Home Buyers says the median price of a vacation home last year was $150,000. That number was about $30,000 less in 2011.