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- The top five housing markets ranked according to current and forecasted housing fundamentals were Fort Lauderdale, Palm Beach County, Tampa and Orlando in Florida as well as Las Vegas.
- Fort Lauderdale overtook Palm Beach County as the hottest market.
- Phoenix, Seattle, Nashville, Dallas and Jacksonville ranked nos. 6 through 10.
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Most recent market news:
- Title agent market production increased 7.6 percent this past quarter as compared with a year ago.
- Title agents are forecasting residential price growth of 5 percent for the year ahead.
- Title agents surveyed remain optimistic about transaction volumes, with a 7.2 percent increase in optimism over a year ago.
- The three-month average for non-distressed properties dropped to $302,600 in September from $310,100 in August.
- The three-month moving average sales-to-list-price ratio was 98.0 percent in September, down from 98.6 percent in August.
- The first-time homebuyer share of purchases in September was 34.8 percent.
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