Jacksonville Real Estate Market

Jacksonville, Florida

Build the Pool First, and Home Buyers Will Come

Despite a slow and cautious recovery in housing, the nation’s big public home builders appear to be gaining ground…and building on it.

How Obamacare Ruling May Affect Some REIT Investors

Whatever the Supreme Court decides, health care REITs would see a modest impact, depending on how heavily invested they are in the different health-real estate subsets, analysts say.

Strong Housing Numbers, Still Slow Recovery

The number of home buyers signing contracts to buy existing homes jumped nearly six percent in May to the highest level since April of 2010.

Have Home Prices Hit Bottom?

For the first time in seven months, home prices as recorded on the S&P/Case Shiller Home price Indices saw month-to month gains. The press release even referred to it as a “spike.”

Homebuilders Get Boost, but Face Rocky Road

Sales of newly built homes in May hit the highest level in two years, and the median price of those homes was 5.6 percent higher than it was a year ago. The number of new homes now expected to sell in 2012 is 369,000. Great news…sort of.

Why Home Prices Are Better and Worse

The number of monthly and quarterly home price reports has proliferated to the point of almost weekly readings and the trouble is, they each use different data sets and methodologies.

New Housing Crisis: Not Enough to Buy

Sales of existing homes declined in May, according to a new report from the National Association of Realtors, not just because the overall housing market is struggling, but because there are simply not enough homes to buy.

Investors Get Creative with Hot Rental Market

Not scared off by mortgage-backed securities, investors are now looking at another housing-related security…this time backed by rent.

More Builders Are Turning to New Market: Rentals

Single family rental demand is soaring, as are rents, and investors are rushing to cash in. A   small but growing number of developers are now building single family homes as rentals.

Weak Jobs Market Hits Homebuilder Confidence

A stall in job growth hit home builder confidence in June, according to the monthly confidence index from the National Association of Home Builders.

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