Round Up: Everything You Need to Know About Hurricane Irma’s Impact on the Florida Housing Market

Last month Hurricane Irma left a path of wreckage and destruction across the Caribbean and parts of Florida. As the road to recovery and rebuilding begins, Metrostudy’s Chief Economist and our Florida Regional Directors weigh in on what they think this storm will do to the future of the Florida Housing Market.

We’ve gathered up their thoughts and provided links to their commentary that will help you better understand the lasting impact of Irma and posted them below:

Metrostudy’s Chief Economist, Mark Boud, shares his commentary on the lasting impact of this storm on the Florida Market.

Click here to read – Hurricane Irmas Effect On the Florida Housing Market

Tony Polito, Tamp/Sarasota Regional Director, shares what he is seeing around his local market, how lumber, shingle and labor prices surging could leave a lasting effect on the Tampa/Sarasota housing markets.

Click here to read: Irma Impact – Tampa Bay and Sarasota/Bradenton

Metrostudy’s Naples – Ft Meyers and South Florida Regional Director, David Cobb, anticipates closings moving out into October and beyond, due to power outages and labor shortages.

Click here to read: South Florida Housing Market Update Post Irma 

 

Other informative articles from BUILDER online: 
Super Storm After Math: Materials Prices Are Up
Hurricane Proof Houses – The New Normal
Lennar, Beazer Report Little Damage From Storms
Building Pros Share Lesson From Past Disasters