Casselberry Real Estate News
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Thursday Dec 11 | 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?
Tuesday Dec 9 | 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?
Nov 17, 2014 | via The Orlando Sentinel
The first real hint that Orlando's housing market could be returning to normal emerged Monday when a new report showed that home prices last month had increased 3.9 percent from a year earlier. The median home sales price in the core Orlando market for October was $160,000, up from $154,000 a year ago. Comment?
Sep 25, 2014 | via The Orlando Sentinel
Mortgage tech firm Digital Risk LLC's top executive Peter Kassabov is leaving the once fast-growing company as it now wrestles with an unexpected business downturn. Company president Alex Santos is also exiting. Comment?
Sep 8, 2014 | via The Orlando Sentinel
Seminole County has launched an audit of mortgage-technology company Digital Risk LLC to track whether it is complying with an incentive deal that has already paid out hundreds of thousands of dollars to the company, county officials said this week. The examination, which began in August, will scrutinize the company's increasing use of temporary, or "flex," workers to cut costs amid turbulence in its mortgage-risk analysis business, officials said. Comment?
12 hrs ago | via Daytona Beach News-Journal Online
Nearly a decade since problem loans and subsequent bank failures helped usher in the Great Recession, Florida's lending industry continues to be rife with fraud, a new study shows. Nationwide, mortgage application fraud also is on the rise, with nearly three-fourths of all loan activity marred by some type of misrepresentation, according to a recent analysis by LexisNexis Risk Solutions. Comment?
Friday Dec 19 | via GlobeSt.com
Start the day with the information that matters to you. Read GlobeSt.com's Florida AM Alert for coverage of transactions, events and newsmakers from across the Southeast. Comment?
Thursday Dec 18 | via Business Journal
A Miami attorney is at least the fourth person to plead guilty to charges stemming from a troubled real estate project in Carrollwood. Rashmi Airan-Pace pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit wire, mail and bank fraud in connection with the purchase of The Arbors, according to a statement from the U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Florida. Comment?
Thursday Dec 18 | via Media Matters for America
A Tampa Tribune editorial supporting former Gov. Jeb Bush's decision to explore the possibility of running for president claimed that his past business dealings, which include questionable investments, taxpayer bailouts, and failed ventures, "add to his qualifications" to be president. The Tampa Tribune: Bush's Business Record "Only Adds To His Qualifications." Comment?
Wednesday Dec 17 | via Business Journal
For the past five years, Florida has lead the nation in mortgage fraud and this year is no different, according to a report from LexisNexis Risk Solutions. The data from the Alpharetta, Ga.-based firm says Florida's mortgage fraud rate "is more than five times the expected rate of fraud for the state," which is based on the volume of mortgages originated, according to the Miami Herald. Comment?
6 min ago | via This Is Grimsby
THE Moneyfacts Pick of the Week showcases the best of the latest products or rate changes to hit the consumer finance market. No early access is permitted, but additions are allowed while the issue remains open. Comment?
11 min ago | via Live Charts
European stocks advanced as oil prices gained and investors awaited a report that is expected to show Eurozone consumer confidence rose in December. The consumer sentiment index for the euro-area is forecast to increase to -11 this month from -11.6 in November. Comment?
17 min ago | via Globe and Mail
The Globe's Rob Carrick talks to real estate agent David Fleming about the costs of owning a home, and how parents chipping in The Globe's Rob Carrick talks to real estate agent David Fleming about the costs of owning a home, and how parents chipping in Comment?
22 min ago | via The Greenwich Daily Voice
The number of single-family residential closings decreased by 4 percent percent compared with November 2013, when there were 43 closings. The median sale price for a single-family home increased to $2,317,500 from $1,712,500, the median sales price in November 2013. Comment?
45 min ago | via 24dash
Four in 10 landlords in the private rented sector say they plan to raise rents in 2015, a poll has revealed. And with almost three in 10 PRS landlords planning to increase rents by more than 3%, 56% of tenants claim they will be forced to find alternative accommodation if their rent is increased by just 40 a month. Comment?
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