Coconut Creek Real Estate News
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Monday Nov 23 | via South Florida Sun-Sentinel
South Florida's home prices rose in October, the latest in a string of steady improvements over the past year. Broward County 's median price for existing, single-family homes last month was $290,000, a 6 percent increase from October 2014, the Greater Fort Lauderdale Realtors said Monday. Comment?
Oct 27, 2015 | via National Mortgage News
In the third quarter, 322,701 homeowners across Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade counties owed at least a quarter more than the market value, but that's down from 396,272 a year earlier, according to the RealtyTrac foreclosure listing firm. The housing market's recovery since 2012 has helped restore lost equity to homeowners caught up in the historic collapse. Comment?
Oct 22, 2015 | via South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Demand by homebuyers and a shortage of single-family listings continue to push prices higher in Broward and Palm Beach counties. Broward had 1,470 existing homes trade hands in September, up 13 percent from a year earlier, the Greater Fort Lauderdale Realtors said Thursday. Comment?
Oct 21, 2015 | via South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Coconut Creek attorney Nicholas Theodore Steffens turned himself in to a Broward County jail to face charges of grand theft after prosecutors said more than a half-million dollars were misappropriated from foreclosure transactions. Last month the Supreme Court of Florida suspended Steffens, 36, of Parkland, from practicing law, based on an ongoing investigation by the Florida Bar. Comment?
Oct 21, 2015 | via Local10.com
A former Borward County School Board candidate was out on bond Wednesday, after he turned himself in on four counts of grand theft. He was accused of misappropriating client's funds. 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?
Monday Nov 23 | via The Orlando Sentinel
Home sales in the Orlando metro region - and statewide - flattened out from a year earlier on the heels of a robust sales cycle when closings were up almost 30 percent from a year before, a new report shows. "The Florida real-estate market is catching its breath after a frantic summer and early fall," said Florida Realtors chief economist John Tuccillo. Comment?
Monday Nov 23 | via St. Petersburg Times
Tampa Bay fared better than Florida as a whole in October homes sales but gains weren't as impressive as in some previous months. Year-over-year sales of single family homes rose 8.7 percent in Hillsborough and 6 percent in Pinellas, but inched up less than 3 percent in Pasco. Comment?
5 min ago | via NorthJersey.com
Christina and Justin Donnard had timed everything just right to be in their first single-family house before the arrival of their first child. Crucial to their plans was selling their condo of four years in Mahwah, but they had a prospective buyer so everything seemed to be on track for dual closings on the same day in July. Comment?
51 min ago | via The Messenger
Alejandro Plastina, an Extension economist, told farmers and ag lenders that farmers who own their own land are seeing diminished income flows. Those with mortgage payments are making less and those renting acres have little hope of any profitability on those acres in 2015 and 2016. Comment?
57 min ago | via Seeking Alpha
Trends of record home repair and remodeling have allowed Lowe's to be successful in the retail industry, despite retail sales growth falling to 0.1%. Lowe's has short term upside potential, and investors should not short it. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Credit.com
Q. My daughter goes to college in one year. We've saved a lot in 529 plans and retirement accounts, and we only have about $45,000 in a brokerage account that would count against us for financial aid purposes. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Credit.com
Until the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act was signed into law in 2003, Americans weren't entitled to free annual credit reports . And 24 years ago, when I began my career in consumer news, you couldn't see your credit score at all, at any price. Comment?
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