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Tuesday Nov 17 | via Tampa Bay Newspapers
Pinellas County is conducting a survey to identify barriers to housing choice and is encouraging realtors, mortgage brokers, homeowner and condominium association managers and board members, members of community based advocacy groups and the general public to participate. The survey can be accessed online at www.surveymonkey.com/r/AIFairHousing . Comment?
Thursday Nov 12 | via Tampa Bay Newspapers
The Greater Palm Harbor Chamber of Commerce named Jordan Myers, real estate agent and a past chamber chairman, as the 2015 Don Valk Citizen of the Year during the annual awards dinner Oct. 29. 'This award is given to someone who has not only served our chamber but served our community,' chamber President Connie Davis said. But before she could announce the winner, Davis' phone rang on stage, not once, but several times. Comment?
Friday Nov 13 | via St. Petersburg Times
The Tampa Bay metro area has been selected as one of only 20 nationwide where nonprofit organizations will get first crack at foreclosed homes owned by Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae. Through the New Neighborhood Stabilization Initiative, the organizations will be able to buy homes for $175,000 or less before investors and other members of the public can bid. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 4 | via Tampa Bay Newspapers
Director of Homeowner Services Candice Hagler and ReStore Outreach Manager Debbie Thomas from Pinellas County Habitat for Humanity visited the Rotary Club of Indian Rocks Beach Oct. 28 and shared information about their organization. Habitat for Humanity International was founded in 1976 by Millard and Linda Fuller. Comment?
Oct 24, 2015 | via St. Petersburg Times
Veteran Jerry Bodine, 55, left, hugs volunteer Virginia Meyer at Service Source in Clearwater on Thursday. Michael Dunlap, right, a veteran who was once homeless, works at the center. Comment?
3 hrs ago | via South Florida Sun-Sentinel
More money is flowing into credit unions in Broward, Palm Beach and Miami-Dade counties as the local economy improves, according to the League of Southeastern Credit Unions & Affiliates. South Florida credit unions are writing more loans as their assets continue to grow, according to the League of Southeastern Credit Unions & Affiliates. Comment?
5 hrs ago | via Financial News & Daily Record
At a time when community banks keep disappearing from the Jacksonville market, one of the few remaining is now looking at other markets in Florida. Atlantic Coast Financial Corp. announced it is selling off its Garden City, Ga., branch to Queensborough National Bank & Trust Co. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 25 | via GlobeNewswire
Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta announced today that it has awarded more than $2.6 million to assist in the funding of nine affordable housing initiatives in Florida as part of its 2015 Affordable Housing Program . The awarded initiatives, which are located in Avon Park, Fort Myers, Citrus County, Immokalee, Miami, St. Augustine, Arcadia, Jacksonville, and Port St. Joe, support the construction and rehabilitation of housing for veterans and very low- to moderate-income individuals. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 24 | via The Miami Herald
South Florida home prices continued their steady rise in September, according to the housing market's most closely watched economic indicator, which was released Tuesday. Home prices in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties rose 7.7 percent in September compared to September 2014, the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices found. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 24 | via Anna Maria Islander Newspaper
With a unanimous vote Nov. 19, the city of Anna Maria took a gentler route to its restrictions on short-term vacation rentals. The new ordinance was created as the result of court-ordered mediation to mend the divide between the city and the rental owners and to treat everyone equally. Comment?
5 min ago | via SouthCoastToday.com
" The southwestern South Dakota ghost town of Swett is once again for sale, and this time the asking price is a lot cheaper. Swett is home to about 6 acres of land, an empty house reputed to be haunted and a closed bar. Comment?
7 min ago | via Glendale Register
The pace of existing home sales dipped in October, both month over month and year over year. As chatter about the eventual rise in interest rates becomes more pervasive in the media, a sense of urgency has helped push more buyers back into the market. Comment?
9 min ago | via Business Wire
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11 min ago | via GantDaily.com
Talk about a bargain. You can buy an entire town in South Dakota for just a bit more than the cost of an average home in the U.S. The six-acre town of Swett, which is 123 miles from Rapid City and close to the Nebraska border, is on the market for $250,000. Comment?
14 min ago | via National Mortgage News
As affordability worsens near city centers, first-time homebuyers will move to the suburbs in greater numbers, according to 2016 predictions from Zillow. The Seattle-based real estate and rental marketplace predicts that affordable housing will continue to dry up closer to city centers. Comment?
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