What’s the difference between Florida and other housing markets? The Tampa Bay area is still a desirable retirement and second home destination. Therefore, we are expecting our market to increase in sales and reducing the amount of foreclosures in our housing market, sooner than other parts of the country.
Nevada, Florida, Arizona posted top states for foreclosure rates in 2008. More than 7 percent of Nevada housing units (one in 14) received at least one foreclosure notice in 2008, giving it the nation’s highest state foreclosure rate for the year. A total of 77,693 Nevada properties received a foreclosure filing during the year, an increase of nearly 126 percent from 2007 and an increase of nearly 530 percent from 2006.
Florida registered the nation’s second highest state foreclosure rate in 2008, with 4.52 percent of its housing units (one in 22) receiving at least one foreclosure filing during the year, and Arizona registered the nation’s third highest state foreclosure rate, with 4.49 percent of its housing units (one in 22) receiving at least one foreclosure filing during the year.
I know we’ve all heard NOW IS THE TIME TO BUY, however, the facts are the facts and we have to go by the statistics provided to us by industry experts. ……………This is a quote from Peter Lynch, a well known Real Estate Investor
“Ive found that when the market’s going down and you buy wisely, at some point in the future you will be happy. You won’t get there by reading “now is the time to buy” Peter Lynch –
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