More Bad Economic Signs for South Florida

For signs that the local economy will remain stagnant.  Also, you may have seen reports that China has slowed its imports–this hurts Latin American, Miami and commodity prices, as well as the US exporters. Not good signs for Coral Gables and not a good time to raise property taxes.

…for the past 10 weeks, the number of homes for sale — crucial in the supply-demand seesaw that determines real estate prices — has been inching upward, sparking questions about the state of the housing recovery and the effect of foreclosures on the marketplace.

The 4.6 percent increase of homes for sale in South Florida since May 31 represents the first two-month rise since the housing bubble burst, recently released data…

via Housing supply on the rise in South Florida – Real Estate News – MiamiHerald.com.

About Stephen E. McGaughey
International consultant in economic development programs and projects

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