Greg Englesbe

Fed’s latest rate hike puts more home buyers on shaky ground

The Federal Reserve last week logged its biggest increase in the nation’s benchmark interest rate since 1994, bumping it 75 basis points to a range of 1.5%-1.75% to combat inflation. A housing market that had been on fire during 2020-2021 now looks significantly different — and more daunting — to prospective home buyers on the […]

As Florida’s home supply shrinks, investors scoop entire rental community in $45 million deal

Florida’s real estate market traditionally has been understood as a mixture of hospitality-oriented properties and second homes used for vacations and rentals. There’s certainly truth to this, but the Sunshine State has increasingly become a primary place of residence for people and businesses. The state’s population increased by 211,000 people from July 2020 to July […]