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Fishkind Conversations: Ups And Downs Across Florida In Housing Markets


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90.7's economic analyst Dr. Hank Fishkind, President of Fishkind and Associates

90.7's economic analyst Dr. Hank Fishkind, President of Fishkind and Associates

New reports show the housing market rebounded after a dip in December, across the nation and here in Florida.

In the Sunshine State, though, there was wide variation in the number of home sales compared to last year – for instance, sales were up 12 percent in Tampa, five percent in Orlando and Jacksonville, but only by 2.6 percent in Miami…and they were down seven percent in southwest Florida.

90.7’s Nicole Darden Creston asked economic analyst Hank Fishkind why these sales numbers are so variable across the state.


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Nicole Darden Creston

About Nicole Darden Creston

All Things Considered Host and Reporter

Nicole came to Central Florida to attend Rollins College and started working for Orlando’s ABC News Radio affiliate shortly after graduation. She joined WMFE in 2010. As a field reporter, news anchor and radio show host in the City Beautiful, she has covered everything from local arts to national elections, from ... Read Full Bio »

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