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First-quarter housing starts fall in most of South Florida

First-quarter housing starts fall in most of South Florida

Builders started construction of fewer houses in Miami-Dade County and Palm Beach County in the first quarter, compared with the...

First-quarter housing starts fall in most of South Florida
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Pace of housing starts uneven across South Florida

Builders broke ground for fewer single family homes and townhouses last year in Palm Beach County while housing starts...

Pace of housing starts uneven across South Florida
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Fourth-quarter home starts in SW Florida surge 42%

Builders last year started construction of 42 percent more Southwest Florida homes in the fourth quarter than they did...

Fourth-quarter home starts in SW Florida surge 42%
Lot shortage constrains South Florida homebuilding

Lot shortage constrains South Florida homebuilding

A lack of land is constraining single-family home construction in South Florida, particularly Broward County. When the housing boom peaked...

Lot shortage constrains South Florida homebuilding
Palm Beach County condo market stagnates

Palm Beach County condo market stagnates

While Palm Beach County’s residential condominium market has rebounded from the worst days of the 2007-09 recession, it has barely treaded water over the past year, data shows. ...

Palm Beach County condo market stagnates
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Lotteries, camp-outs show zeal for new homes

A Boynton Beach residential developer sold 73 homes pre-construction in two hours as buyers compete over a shrinking inventory,...

Lotteries, camp-outs show zeal for new homes
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‘Transformation’ in South Florida housing market is sustainable, Metrostudy economist says

As South Florida’s housing inventory shrinks, so does its vacant land, fueling a bidding war among builders and a rapid rise in construction costs...

‘Transformation’ in South Florida housing market is sustainable, Metrostudy economist says
Could WP implosion lift property values?

Could WP implosion lift property values?

1515 Flager in West Palm Beach, Fla. was demolished through a controlled implosion on Valentine’s Day Neighbors were delighted to finally see the dilapidated 30-story condominium tower along South Flagler Drive in West Palm...

Could WP implosion lift property values?
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Palm Beach stats offer upbeat view

Last January, only one home sold in Palm Beach, heralding one of the worst real estate sales seasons on record. That sole early 2009 sale served as a telling indicator of a winter real...

Palm Beach stats offer upbeat view
Five-figure properties a reality in South Florida

Five-figure properties a reality in South Florida

Buying a condominium in South Florida for $100,000 seems improbable, even impossible. But it’s not. Plenty now languish on...

Five-figure properties a reality in South Florida
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