BH&J Buy vs. Rent Index: In Miami, it’s better to rent; if you’re in Chicago, time to buy.

BH&J Buy vs. Rent Index: In Miami, it’s better to rent; if you’re in Chicago, time to buy.

The pressure on the demand for homeownership is declining in major U.S. markets and competition for renting is growing, according to the latest Beracha, Hardin & Johnson Buy vs. Rent (BH&J) Index. The index reveals that during the second quarter of this year, 19 of the 23 markets tracked are well above their long-term buy […]

Buyer’s market slowly making gains in Miami, BH&J Buy vs. Rent Index shows.

Buyer’s market slowly making gains in Miami, BH&J Buy vs. Rent Index shows.

Miami, one of the hottest real estate markets in the U.S., is moving slowly back into home-ownership territory, indicating that buying a home may beat renting, according to the latest Beracha, Hardin & Johnson Buy vs. Rent (BH&J) Index. Published quarterly, the index is produced by Eli Beracha and William Hardin, professors at FIU’s Hollo […]

Home Ownership getting costlier in Southeast Florida.

Home Ownership getting costlier in Southeast Florida.

Home ownership in Southeast Florida is getting more expensive again, according to the latest housing affordability index from Florida International University and Florida Atlantic University. The newly launched index shows that in the second quarter of 2018, the price of homes in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties rose above the local 20-year average in […]

Faculty Notes: November 2013

School of Accounting Manny Pravia (MST ’92), adjunct, presented a two-hour seminar on “U.S. International Tax Concepts” to the Valle del Cauca Chapter of the Asociación Nacional de Empresarios (ANDI) in Cali, Colombia on November 15, 2013. Department of Decision Sciences and Management Systems Monica Chiarini Tremblay, Debra VanderMeer and Gloria Deckard, associate professors, presented […]

Faculty Notes August-September 2013

School of Accounting Elio Alfonso, assistant professor, received the PhD Project/KPMG Minority Scholarship Award with his completion of the PhD in Accounting. Department of Decision Sciences and Information Systems Nancy Borkowski, clinical associate professor, was presented with the Jessie Trice Hero Award for 2013, for her advocacy, leadership in the community, and support and guidance […]