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Friday Feb 27 | via Business Journal
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR SEMINOLE COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 2012CA004497 U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR STRUCTURED ASSET INVESTMENT LOAN TRUST MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-3 Plaintiff, vs. DAVID ESLER, et a Defendants. Comment?
Tuesday Feb 17 | via The Orlando Sentinel
Wells Fargo Bank racked up $57,000 in fines for code violations at a single-family home in Altamonte Springs, and now the bank wants a discount on its bill. The Wells Fargo home is an example of a large fine associated with a long-term foreclosure property. Comment?
Jan 27, 2015 | via The Orlando Sentinel
Two years ago, Seminole County launched a $1.4-million effort to help the homeless after a blistering report on "60 Minutes" showed needy children sleeping in trucks and families living week-to-week in run-down motels. On Tuesday, county commissioners learned that Seminole's Homeless Prevention Program has helped more than 100local families find a stable place to live, pay their utility bills and receive job training. Comment?
Dec 11, 2014 | via Florida Trend
Florida's job growth tumbled "significantly" in November, sliding more than 30 percent from the number of private sector jobs created in October, according to a report released Wednesday. Payroll processing company ADP estimated that Florida added 13,900 non-government jobs in November down from 20,500 a month earlier. Comment?
Dec 9, 2014 | via The Orlando Sentinel
Seminole County on Tuesday became the first Central Florida county to create a registry of foreclosed properties that will hold banks and other lenders responsible for maintaining vacant homes - including making sure that the lawns are mowed, broken windows are repaired and pools are cleaned. The new ordinance approved unanimously by commissioners will provide some relief to frustrated residents who for years have lived near vacant houses with tall grass, algae-filled pools and peeling paint because the properties were tied up in foreclosure proceedings, county leaders said. Comment?
10 hrs ago | via Business Journal
In another positive sign for Central Florida's housing market, Orlando closed out 2014 with decreases in the foreclosure rate and mortgage delinquency rate in December 2014 - the 24th consecutive month of declines, according a new CoreLogic report. The rate of Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford area foreclosures among outstanding mortgage loans was 3.42 percent for the month of December 2014, the latest data available from CoreLogic . Comment?
Tuesday Mar 3 | via Business Journal
Central Florida builders have been hard at work bringing new homes into the market - and new single-family home prices in the region grew by 4 percent in fourth-quarter 2014, according to a new report from Charles Wayne Consulting Inc. Metro Orlando's submarkets saw average fourth-quarter new home sales prices cover a pretty wide range of pricing, from $189,300 in the Howey-In-the-Hills/Astatula submarket in Lake County to $501,200 in the Sanford/Lake Mary submarket in Seminole County. Together, all markets saw an average sales price of $339,791 for new single-family homes by production builders in last year's fourth quarter, which compared with $369,109 in the year-earlier period. Comment?
Tuesday Mar 3 | via GlobeSt.com
What's happening in Austin CRE? Find out when GlobeSt.com launches it's latest dedicated page AUSTIN and sign up for the week's hottest features delivered each Thursday. MIAMI-With the flood of capital coming into the multifamily sector, where do tertiary markets rank on the investor radar screen? That was one topic of discussion at RealShare Apartments East last week in Miami. Comment?
Sunday Mar 1 | via The Miami Herald
The condo short sale - a lender-approved transaction in which a unit sells for less than the total outstanding loan amount - appears to have all but disappeared in coastal South Florida, at least until the next tricounty real estate crash. Comment?
Sunday Mar 1 | via The Real Deal
Question: Is there any truth to the allegation that some developers are not paying real estate commissions for preconstruction condo purchases as promised? Developers are asked to trust that their general contractors can construct their new condo projects as planned. Buyers are asked to trust that the developers will deliver the preconstruction condo projects as promised. Comment?
4 min ago | via Contra Costa Times
In a brilliant bit of marketing, the number-crunchers at online real estate giant Zillow have concluded that homes near a Starbucks appreciate faster than those that aren't. They call it "the Starbucks effect." Comment?
Wednesday | via Pocono Record
Since the Fernwood Hotel & Convention Center closed last January, it has become an eyesore in the eyes of Middle Smithfield Township residents. "It's a dangerous dilapidated building, and if nobody is stepping up to the plate, the township does this, and liens the property," Supervisor Annette Atkinson said. Comment?
8 min ago | via Law.com
The Appellate Division, First Department, delivered a resounding victory Thursday to institutional investors who backed an $8.5 billion settlement of claims against Bank of America stemming from the 2008 mortgage crisis. The appeals court modified a lower court ruling which had approved the settlement in large part but had disallowed a release of some claims against Bank of America. Comment?
8 min ago | via Information Technology
Fitch Ratings has affirmed the 'BB+' rating on approximately $66.5 million of Florida Development Finance Corporation revenue bonds, series 2010 A & B issued on behalf of Renaissance Charter School, Inc. . The bonds are jointly secured by lease payments made from the unrestricted revenues of six Florida charter schools ; a cash-funded debt service reserve fund; a partial debt service guarantee from Charter Schools USA for one school ; and mortgage liens . Comment?
9 min ago | via Barnstable Patriot
In his numbingly unoriginal and humorless article, "Making the best of blizzards," Stephen R. Pastore has just qualified as No. 1 on the "Enemies List" of 5,000 Realtors on Cape Cod with his hilarious recommendation for winter fun by engaging an agent with the bogus representation that he's a prospective buyer who wants to see every $4 million to $5 million waterfront home on Cape Cod in 24 hours. Comment?
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