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Fairlawn Village Opens, Bringing More Affordable Housing to Orlando

Fairlawn Village, a new affordable housing development in Orlando, Florida, opened today, providing over 500 homes for low-income families. The development is the largest of its kind in the area, and was built in partnership with the Fairlawn Housing Authority,

Apartment vacancies on the rise in South Florida

According to a multifamily (apartment) market report from the brokerage Lee & Associates, South Florida had a vacancy rate of 4.8% in Q1 2023, up from the 3.5% vacancy rate for Q1 2022. It’s also higher than the vacancy rate

Retire in Ormond Beach, Florida

Live every day like you’re at a summer resort at Ormond Beach in Florida and enjoy clear blue waters and peachy orange sands. 14 in the Cheapest US Beach Cities For Retirement In 2021 The city features two state parks

Multifamily Pros Launch Horizontal Apartment Development Firm in South Florida

EDEN Living is the latest newcomer to the build-to-rent market EDEN Multifamily principals Jay Jacobson and Jay Massirman and America’s Capital Partners principal Sergio Socolsky have launched horizontal apartment development firm EDEN Living in South Florida, with an eye toward

Living Cheaply in Florida

Are you looking to live cheaply in Florida? Florida is now the #1 state to relocate in the entire United States. With the exception of Texas and Florida all other states have state taxes which people moving to Florida are

The New Florida Snowbirds Called Snowchicks

There’s a new generation of snowbirds flocking to South Florida this season according to Michael Laughlin of the Sun Sentinel. They’re young, mobile and working remotely due to COVID-19. The pandemic has closed their offices. All they want is great

Tackling 4 New Challenges in the MultiFamily Industry

The year 2020 has been challenging for many industries including for the multifamily operators and managers. I recently read an article about this issue that and I provided a link to the article at the bottom of this post. The

Apartment surfing is the escape we all need right now

Millions of people have spent over-and-above time at home than was expected for 2020. Many are dreaming about possibly living somewhere else, often while scrolling through apartment listings. Are you finding yourself fantasizing about your ideal apartment home location? Maybe

Increased Migration from New York & New Jersey to Florida

New tenants are moving from expensive coastal cities. American Homes 4 Rent COO Bryan Smith said during the earnings call last week, cited by the Wall Street Journal, that the number of Californians applying to lease its houses in Arizona,

AMSA Policy Proposal Accepted in House Highway Reauthorization Bill

Last week, two years of AMSA’s lobbying efforts paid off when our policy proposals protecting consumers against rogue operators and providing regulatory relief for the moving and storage industry were included in the Highway Surface Re-authorization Bill. This win for

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