Monthly Archives: September 2014

NAR economist predicts booming sales

By Harold Bubil. With 8,000 baby boomers expected to retire daily for the next several years in the U.S., Southwest Florida stands to benefit from a massive influx of home buyers, the chief economist of the National Association of Realtors …

RealtyTrac: Foreclosure starts up 24 percent in Florida

By Jeff Harrington, Times Staff Writer In Tampa Bay, one in every 407 housing units had a foreclosure filing in August, the seventh highest rate among metro areas nationwide. Filings include default notices, scheduled auctions and bank repossessions. Nationally, all types …