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The Federal Reserve intensified its fight against inflation in June by announcing the biggest interest rate increase in 28 years as the government's main lending institution tries to rein in skyrocketing consumer costs. 

The largest increase since 1994, the Fed increased its benchmark interest rate by three-quarters of a percentage point. That comes after increases of a quarter point in March and a half point in May. The increase is due to growing prices for rent, groceries, gasoline, and a variety of other goods and services. Higher interest rates will increase the cost of carrying a credit card bill, obtaining a vehicle loan, and purchasing a home.

Rate increases are anticipated to continue in the upcoming months. In general, Fed policymakers

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Surfside Condominium CollapseIn the wake of the tragic collapse of the Champlain Towers South in Surfside, more questions and concerns regarding the safety of buildings throughout South Florida have emerged seemingly every day. Now, a coalition under Palm Beach County’s League of Cities has proposed an inspection of many condos, apartment buildings, hotels, and offices both east and west of I-95.

The proposal targets buildings a minimum of 25 years old east of the highway, and 35 years old on the western side, regardless of height. This surpasses the standard of 40 years of age in Miami-Dade and Broward counties. While one and two-family homes, government buildings, and schools are excluded, this would result in a massive undertaking, as 90% of the condominiums stretching from

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South Florida Real Estate

It’s likely you grew up with at least one family member who wouldn’t stop talking about their dream to retire to Florida. Every holiday you’d be regaled with stories of green lawns, year-round sunshine, golf courses, beaches, and no state income taxes. In fact, that person might even be yourself!

Considering all that Florida has to offer, it’s little wonder why our home state is welcoming thousands of new residents every year. This makes for a diverse culture, incredible culinary options, and plenty of tourist-pleasing attractions; but that’s certainly not all! Here are several more reasons you should pursue that dream move:

Our Welcoming Weather

There are 365 days in one year—and in Florida more than 2/3 of them are bathed in sunshine. There

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Boca Raton Real Estate Agents

Most homebuyers believe a real estate agent is a real estate agent—not understanding the distinct differences between brokers, listing, and buyer’s agents. The truth is, the latter is often the one who has the most client interaction and fights hardest to protect your interests during the home purchasing process.

A buyer’s agent coordinates and secures showing appointments at properties you’re interested in, negotiates the best deal possible on your behalf, and constantly endeavors to save you time and money. It is for these reasons—and others—that working with a buyer’s agent should be preferred to directly contacting the agent who lists a property. Always remember: A listing agent is working first and foremost for their sellers; not you as a

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There's No Housing Bubble

As soon as housing prices seem to rise, two questions spring to mind—and into headlines:

“What’s MY home worth?”, followed immediately by “when will THIS housing bubble pop?”

With current median selling prices up nearly $35,000 compared to the same period last year, it’s the latter (along with still-fresh memories of last decade) that have some buyers waiting on the sidelines. However, while experts have no idea how far prices will run, they can seemingly agree on one thing: we aren’t actually in a bubble.

And those that wait will likely regret it.

This Is A Different Housing Market

Take it from none other than a Morgan Stanley strategist who shared in a note to clients that the bank had a “strong conviction that we are not experiencing

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South Florida Real Estate Market Report

South Florida Real Estate Market Report

How's the South Florida real estate market?

Reflection...  Looking back and looking ahead

After wrapping up a year to remember in 2020, Compass is proud to share our first Florida market report of the year, showcasing data from Q1 for South Florida, North Florida, Southwest Florida, Central Florida, and the Greater Tampa Bay. While not all facets of life have returned to prepandemic norms, especially as it relates to the international travel that injects additional movement in the housing market, real estate nationwide has benefited from signs of recovery including an increase in consumer expenditure, vaccination distribution, a decrease in unemployment from 14.7% to 6% (BLS.GOV), and an acceleration of

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South Florida's Real Estate Market in 2021

It will take time for South Florida to fully process the long-reaching changes resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. One of the more immediate effects, however, has been a sharp increase in home prices—thanks in combination to federal efforts consisting of low borrowing rates, and a local lack of inventory.

Across the South Florida region, prices climbed over the course of 2020. Even now, nearly 12 months since the sweeping lockdowns that slammed the country, the trend has continued, pushing prices past previous historic highs.

This isn’t unexpected, of course. The simple laws of supply and demand coupled with the typical buying frenzy that accompanies drops in interest rates are anything but unpredictable. So too is the fear of missing out on

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South Florida Real Estate Market Report

South Florida Real Estate Market Report

How's the South Florida real estate market?

The COVID-19 pandemic has altered the way we live, work, socialize, and shop, but Florida real estate remains resilient as buyers look for more space and good deals. While Q3 is typically a slower market, the desire for more space and the pause in closing activity in April caused pent-up demand. In higher price ranges, including the ultra-luxury sector, little inventory has been left on the table. Across the state, months of single-family-home inventory, based on closed sales, was down year-over-year to 36.1% in Palm Beach County.  Think about that for a minute; there are 36% fewer homes available on the market in 2020 than there were one year ago in 2019. This

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A Look Inside South Florida’s Real Estate Market - April 2020

Amid these unprecedented times, The Pearl Antonacci Group of Lang Realty is endeavoring to keep you educated on the latest trends in the Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach County real estate market, as we all prepare ourselves for whatever the future may bring. Whether you have already begun the process of buying or selling your home or are planning to in the near future, arming yourself with the most up to date information is more crucial than ever. See our latest area real estate insights for April of 2020 in the market report and graphs below. 

Our team has separated the monthly data between townhouses/apartments/condos and single-family homes. We have also compared these figures to

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At The Pearl Antonacci Group of Lang Realty, the health and safety of our agents and clients is the top priority.  Here's what we're doing to ensure that we stay connected and continue to provide home buyers and home sellers with impeccable service.

Virtual Tours and Open Houses

We have the ability to take a targeted audience on a virtual journey through our real estate listings via walk-through video tours and Matterport technology which uses a floor plan of the home and 3D technology to take viewers from room to room all on a tablet or computer. 

Using dynamic, agent-guided video promoted via digital, mobile, and social channels, we can showcase the key features of your property to interested clientele wherever they are.  Take a look

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