Category Archives: Buyers





Federal Reserve Rate Announcement

The Federal Reserve unanimously decided to hold off on interest rate hikes for the rest of 2019. The benchmark federal funds rate target range will remain between 2.25% – 2.50%. This represents a significant deviation from the committee’s previous projection of two or three rate increases this year.  The decision to hold rates steady came […]


Fed Signals End of Interest Rate Increases

Fed Signals End of Interest Rate Increases

WASHINGTON — In suspending its previous plans to continue raising rates this year, the Federal Reserve signaled that its march toward higher interest rates may be ending sooner than expected. The Fed’s chairman, Jerome H. Powell, said economic growth remained “solid” and the central bank expected growth to continue. But in a sharp reversal of […]


Market Cooldown – Here are Your Signs

Market Cooldown - Here are Your Signs

If you are currently in the market to purchase a home, this might be a great time for you to do just that!  Markets are beginning to cool all over the country, which means that more homes are available. If you’re selling, you can also reap the benefits of the cooldown if you have an […]


Tampa Luxury Home Housing Report – November 2018

Tampa Luxury Home Housing Report – November 2018

Today, we are reporting from The Institute for Luxury Home Marketing’s signature event – Leaders in Luxury – where both industry leaders and some of the finest minds in luxury real estate come together to review, network, and anticipate the future of the market. This year’s event focused on addressing the concerns of ‘the winds […]


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Year-over-year property appreciation rates by state

Year-over-year property appreciation rates by state The map illustrates the top states for property appreciation rates year over year. Property appreciation is calculated based on repeat sales of the same properties, which can avoid the problem of trying to account for price differences in homes with varying characteristics. Increasing home prices usually indicate increased demand […]