Florida News

Finding Nemo: The Big Blue… and Beyond! To Return Soon, We Get First Look!

We learnt back in September 2021 that a reimagined Finding Nemo: The Musical show based on the same beloved characters named, 'Finding Nemo: The Big Blue... and Beyond!', would debut in 2022. We know that the show will return this summer at Disney's Animal Kingdom and rehearsals started on Monday March 28. We have been given further details as to what to expect from 'Finding Nemo: The Big Blue......

Fannie Mae Predicts ‘Moderate Recession’

New 2023 forecast: Expect a modest economic contraction in 2023’s second half, but the housing market should help cushion that even if its pace slows a bit. The housing market may save the economy from the severity of another Great Recession, according to a new report from Fannie Mae economists. But a recession is still likely on the horizon. With inflation running at a 40-year high and...

Mardi Gras 2022 at Universal Orlando – Complete Insider’s Guide

Welcome, party people, to the biggest bash this side of the bayou! You’ve just found the world’s most popular insider’s guide to the biggest Mardi Gras celebration in Orlando. Every spring, the fun and excitement of the Big Easy makes its way to Universal Orlando Resort for an authentic celebration that completely transforms Universal Studios Florida into a family-friendly version of...

One Reason for Rising Prices? ‘Fear of Missing Out’

Worried buyers wonder how high mortgage rates will go, how fast, and whether inventory levels will ever rise – fears that help push housing prices ever higher. America’s real estate market may be showing signs of a housing bubble as prices become “unhinged from fundamentals,” according to the authors of a blog post published by the Dallas Federal Reserve Bank. House prices can fall out of...

Fed Chair: Interest Rates Could Go Up Faster and Further

Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell warned Monday that the Fed could get more aggressive in raising interest rates if inflation continues to be a threat. Chair Jerome Powell said Monday that the Federal Reserve would raise its benchmark short-term interest rate faster than expected, and high enough to restrain growth and hiring, if it decides this would be necessary to slow rampaging...

New SW Fla. Home Comes with Alligator in the Bedroom

A new Babcock Ranch home came with an alligator squatter in the main bedroom. The reptile was quickly evicted. BABCOCK RANCH, Fla. – In a scene straight out of a horror movie, an 11- to 12-foot alligator was found hanging out in the master bedroom of a newly built southwest Florida home. The bizarre discovery was made this month in Babcock Ranch, where homes sell for as much as $1.5 million. The...

DeSantis: We Need to ‘Do More’ on Insurance

More needs done to fix Fla.’s property insurance market, and the governor expects the Legislature to “have another bite of the apple very, very shortly.” Gov. Ron DeSantis expects lawmakers to make changes in Florida’s troubled property-insurance system sometime this year, at the latest after the November elections. DeSantis did not include property insurance issues as part of a special...

18 Expert Tips for Renting Out a House for the First Time

Renting out a house can be an incredible investment opportunity and a chance to learn more about how to be successful in the real estate rental market. You will encounter many triumphs and challenges when choosing to become a landlord for the first time. Here are 18 expert tips for renting a house in Florida: 1. Remember That Renting Is a Business If it’s your first time renting a house as...

Russia-Ukraine War May Affect Housing, Economy

Stocks and cryptocurrencies lost value, which can impact luxury sales – but a general drop in economic confidence can affect every level of the real estate market. Russian airstrikes battered Ukrainian cities this week, and the conflict is being felt around the globe. Financial markets worldwide likely will feel the impact from the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the largest military operation in...

Compare listings

Compare