Fort Lauderdale real estate

Fort Lauderdale area real estate market trends and activity

Take a bite

At what point will higher mortgage rates take a bite out of residential real estate prices?  By looking at a few charts, you will notice that it may already be happening.  Here is a quick look at the trend in mortgage rates over the past five years.  The 30-year conforming mortgage rate as per Freddie […]

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Cooling process

A cooling process is underway in the South Florida residential real estate market.  Prices are stretched and buyers are finally taking notice.  It has been ten years since the housing bust and some of the same behavior is present in the market today.  Let’s look at a few charts. Condos cooling off? During the month […]

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Rolling over

Rolling over is the topic today, as it appears the South Florida housing market may finally be cooling off.  During the month of July we saw prices of houses and condos in the Miami, Fort Lauderdale and Palm beach markets decline.  Our first chart today shows the residential transaction volume across the tri-county area.  The […]

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Leading indicators

Leading indicators show that the housing market may finally be slowing.  It started in California, which usually leads the remainder of the country when it comes to real estate.  As for the latest South Florida numbers, there were some noticeable gains in single-family home prices, and a slight decline in condo prices.   The average sale price […]

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Late cycle behavior

Late cycle behavior is back in the South Florida residential market.  For the last decade it appeared as if this slow grind higher in prices would not abate.  There is evidence of peaking residential prices in the South Florida market and a reversale might be right around the corner.  today we will highlight some of […]

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Real estate speculation is a risky business

Real estate speculation is a a risky business.  Markets lose liquidity very quickly once rates increase and transaction volume starts to decline.  Ignoring some of these warnings will prove costly for some in this cycle, just like it did in the last one.  Take a look at this chart of transaction volume and you will […]

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Break on through

Rates have finally decided to break on through (to the other side) to quote The Doors.  We have been talking about how rates have been knocking on the door for awhile now and it finally happened.  This week the 10-year bond yield crossed 3.03% and the 30-year bond crossed 3.22% today.  Real estate agents need to be […]

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If it all falls down

What will happen if it all falls down?   I guess the housing “recovery” has been fun, but it looks like transaction volume continues to decline.  Today we will look at the Greater Fort Lauderdale / Broward County Florida residential real estate market.  The average monthly transaction volume has been declining since peaking in 2015. As […]

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Line in the sand

The South Florida condo market appears to be crossing a crucial line in the sand.  During the month of February, the number of condos listed for sale reached 31,137.  That surpassed the recent high of 31,055 condos listed for sale in February of 2017.  Prior to that, we have to look back to June of […]

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Let’s make real estate markets fun again!

Let’s face it, real estate markets have been boring since the financial crisis.  Once the government intervened by dropping rates to crisis levels and bailing out banks and distressed borrowers, the markets have been anything but normal.  The goal of the government stimulus was to reflate asset prices and make people think this was a […]

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