NAR: 2014 expected to finish strong

Sales are down 5% so far this year, but NAR's chief economist predicts the second half of 2014 will make up for early losses and end on par with 2013.

Commercial outlook sunny with a few clouds

Real Estate Roundtable Q3 survey: The recovery continues a slow-but-steady upswing but a few potential threats, such as higher interest rates, dot the horizon.

Fla. OKs removal of 97,231 Citizens Ins. policies

The Office of Insurance Regulation approved four companies to take residential and commercial policies. So far this year, 466,572 have been OK'd for take-out.

Fla. home to 5 of the 10 top spots for CEOs

CEOs don't "get where they are by making poor financial decisions." The lack of a state income tax and rising home values make Fla. homes a good investment.

First phase of housing recovery slows

Fannie Mae: 2014 will be a year of mixed housing outcomes with prices rising more slowly and sales falling slightly ? but "some reason for optimism."

Homes less affordable in 1 out of 3 U.S. counties

While home affordability is better than it was during the housing bubble, only some of Middle America's home prices are keeping pace with local incomes.

90 homeless Fla. veterans to get housing vouchers

HUD money will be used by 24 public housing agencies for housing vouchers. Up to 1,000 U.S. vets are expected to benefit from the program.

Agents warned of vacation rental scams

N.C. issued a warning about an increase in scams that scrape actual listings. It advises brokers to copy a sentence in a listing and Google it to find results.