Built in 2012, the gated Mineral Branch Lodge is an all-inclusive ranch-resort majestically sited on picturesque countryside within a ninety minute drive from Tampa or Orlando. The scope of the extraordinary lifestyle options available on this 340-acre estate is truly ...

The emerging Florida residential real estate market during 2012 experienced a prodigious number of sales and the momentum is ongoing. The state, and especially Southwest Florida, has now witnessed twenty-four months of solid “comeback,” with strong sales and prices continuing ...

For the Florida housing industry, 2012 has been a good year. Crucial housing statistics have improved steadily. Inventory is down; average days a property is listed for sale is down and the number of pending and closed sales are up. ...

  Pending home sales rose in July to the highest level in over two years and remain well above year-ago levels, according to the National Association of Realtors® (NAR). The Pending Home Sales Index (PHSI), a forward-looking indicator based on ...

For real-estate investors interested in a “hot” market, Florida is once again the place to purchase a home. Sales of existing homes in Florida rose in April and remain at a higher level than a year ago. The median sales ...

  SARASOTA– New customers face price increases up to 30% to insure their property through the state-run insurance plan, Citizens Property Insurance Corp., if a controversial plan to uncap rates for new customers is passed. The plan is part of ...

As the French elite scramble for an economic exit plan across the pond to London, Californians would enjoy similar benefits from a continental shift to Florida. High earners in France face enormous tax increases in the coming years if the ...

Naples has seen two record home sales in less than two months. Two beach-front mansions on Gordon Drive in the Port Royal area — a haven for the ultrarich — recently sold for more than $40 million each, beating a ...

In the fall of 2007, as home prices in Florida began slipping and population growth braked drastically from what had been a 1,000-person-a-day clip, Wall Street Journal reporter Conor Dougherty wrote an article headlined “Is Florida Over?” The story cataloged ...

Florida has reversed its demographic decline. One of the leading demographic stories of the past decade was Florida’s population slump. But a surprising story of the new decade is Florida’s population rebound. Of all the “bubble states”—those slammed hardest by ...