Lewis Goodkin, a South Florida housing consultant, said prices will even out once investors scatter, giving more opportunities to traditional buyers. “To me, that’s the sign of a healthy housing market,” he said. The competition for homes has frustrated buyers, forcing some to extend their searches for weeks or months and depleting the supply of properties.
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Fla.’s Housing Market Continues Upswing in August 2013
Markets closed Fla.’s Housing Market Continues Upswing in August 2013 Press Release: Florida Realtors Thu, Sep 19, 2013 11:05 my company AM EDT Print ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ –Florida’s housing market continued its positive trend in August with increased closed sales, higher median prices, more pending sales and a stable supply of homes for sale, according to the latest housing data released by Florida Realtors. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110314/DC64568LOGO ) “Both sales and prices demonstrate that Florida’s housing market is growing and continuing to gain strength,” said 2013 Florida Realtors President Dean Asher, broker-owner with Don Asher & Associates Inc. in Orlando. “The growth in jobs and other positive signs are putting buyers at ease with how the economy is progressing. At the same time, prices are encouraging sellers to get off the fence and helping to ease inventory pressures.
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