Realtors’ CEO: Real-estate market is on the rebound | Commentary #8211; Orlando Sentinel

At the Orlando Regional Realtor Association, our 15,000-plus members have closely watched each twist and turn. COVID-19′s impacts were sudden. Central Florida’s crucial tourism industry went from record visitors to almost none, as people were ordered to isolate at home in March. Unemployment applications rose as hospitality workers were laid off by the hour. Office buildings were shuttered, forcing employees to navigate the challenges of working from home. While we are still waiting for a vaccine, Florida is reopening, showing promising signs for every industry, including real estate.