Tampa ranks among most competitive apartment rental markets in the U.S.

Nine renters compete for every vacant apartment in Tampa, making it one of the most competitive markets in the nation.Original Article

Citizens Insurance eyes double-digit rate hikes

The proposal would lead to an average 13.5 percent rate increase for the most-common type of Citizens policy.Original Article

As hurricane season begins, thousands of insured damage claims are still open in Florida

Using data from the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation, we determine how many claims have hit Sunshine State counties and how many of those are still open.Original Article

Construction begins on downtown Sarasota boutique condo project

This is the latest project from Naples-based The Ronto Group.Original Article

Major landlords targeted by class-action lawsuits over price-fixing allegations

Several large landlords are facing government scrutiny and class-action lawsuits over rental prices. Here's what the lawsuits could mean for the apartment market and what lies ahead.Original Article

$32 million affordable housing project in Clearwater to break ground

The project will feature 81 affordable apartments for those making between 30% and 80% of the area median income.Original Article

Homeowner equity continues to rise despite housing-market challenges

American homeowners continue to build significant equity even as the housing market has slowed and home prices aren't rising as rapidly as they did in recent years.Original Article

Exclusive: Davis Islands home sells for $11.75 million

The waterfront home previously belonged to former Tampa Bay Lightning player Yanni Gourde and his wife, Marie-Andree Raby.Original Article

These are the most overvalued — and undervalued — housing markets

Soaring home prices and stubbornly high interest rates have left many markets out of balance. Here's where buyers can find bargains — and where prices are running high.Original Article

8 things to know, including the pace of luxury residential sales in St. Pete

The TBBJ editor's weekly news rundown includes a curated round-up of other compelling Tampa Bay area business news.Original Article