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Housing Market Poll: When Will Florida Recover?

The South Florida Law Blog believes it will be at least 2016 before Florida’s housing market fully recovers, but a new study shows many Americans are far more optimistic.

The results are in, and it appears the majority of those surveyed believe 2012 will be the magic year for the housing market. Trulia and RealtyTrac recently polled 2,034 U.S. adults aged 18 years and older to find out when most Americans think the housing market will recover. A mere 10 percent thought a recovery would happen this year, while nearly a quarter of those surveyed predicted a bumpy road until 2015 and beyond.

Despite recent reports that foreclosures have slowed and sales in Broward and Miami-Dade are trending up, Florida is not out of the woods yet. As special guest and Florida real estate developer, Pat Sessions, pointed out during our talk show From The Trenches, the market has yet to bottom out here in Florida.

As always, the South Florida Law Blog continues to share and comment on the latest in real estate news.

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6 responses to “Housing Market Poll: When Will Florida Recover?”

  1. Don Petersen says:

    Credit speculation for mortgage backed securities created the bubble.   Prices will not recover until the inventory is reduced and more borrowers qualify for a mortgage loan.  The over-hang of “in substance” foreclosures still dominates the market regardless of temporary upticks in real estate prices.  In Orlando, the mortgage servicers are still cancelling foreclosure sales.  Some clients who  surrendered their homes in bankruptcy over two years ago are still waiting for the servicer to file a foreclosure action.  Like Japan in 1990’s the U.S. economy has flat-lined.

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