Eustis Real Estate News
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Mar 26, 2015 | via The Orlando Sentinel
A mandatory bidder's conference, which is required to apply for Lake County Health and Human Services Division grant for children's and health and human-services programs, was scheduled for today has been rescheduled for Tuesday from 2 to 5 p.m. Another conference is set for April 3 from 9 a.m. to noon. Both conferences will be held in Rooms A and B on the second floor of the Lake County Emergency Communications and Operations Center, 425 W. Alfred St., Tavares. Comment?
9 hrs ago | via Florida Trend
In a blistering report released today, federal investigators say Florida has consistently "under-performed'' other states in using federal mortgage assistance money to help desperate homeowners facing foreclosure. Read more at the Tampa Bay Times , the AP , the Orlando Sentinel , and the Miami Herald . Comment?
15 hrs ago | via South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Florida, long ranked as the top state for foreclosures, has the country's worst rate of disbursing $1 billion in federal foreclosure-relief funds, according to a new report by a federal enforcement agency. Five years into a foreclosure-relief program known as the Hardest Hit Fund, a lack of oversight by the U.S. Treasury Department has allowed Florida to deny more applicants and disburse a lower percentage of funds than other states, according to the Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program. Comment?
21 hrs ago | via The Orlando Sentinel
Florida leads the nation in the level of "cost-burdened" renters feeling the pinch of spending at least half their income on housing costs, a new study shows. In the Orlando metro region 30 percent of renters, more than 90,000, spend the majority of their paychecks on rent and utilities, according to a new study released by the nonprofit makeroom.org. Comment?
Yesterday | via Washington Examiner
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is out with a new campaign ad, asking voters what they would do with the $2,000 Bush claims Americans would save under his tax plan. The Republican presidential hopeful released a detailed tax reform plan in early September focused on accelerating economic growth by slashing taxes on middle income earners and corporations, in addition to simplifying the existing tax code. Comment?
Yesterday | via Washington Times
That the actor Michael Shannon has time for an interview is, in and of itself, staggering. The theater, television and film veteran and Oscar-nominee has five films to his 2015 resume, with nine - yes, nine - pending next year, according to the IMDB. Comment?
3 min ago | via WHO-TV Des Moines
DES MOINES, Iowa-Des Moines is at the top of a lot of national rankings and now the city has a new title, a "Millennial Paradise." An article in The Atlantic , says young professionals are flocking to the city for its affordable housing and trendy downtown scene. Comment?
19 hrs ago | via The Age
Couples should be allowed a joint superannuation account, similar to joint bank accounts and mortgages, to bolster the superannuation savings of women, says the chief executive of ANZ's Global Wealth division, Joyce Phillips. Ms Phillips outlined a range of proposals to improve the level of retirement savings for women in Australia, warning that a large proportion of Baby Boomer women born between 1946 and 1964 were likely to outlive their pool of retirement savings by 16 years, and be forced to rely on pensions and the public purse. Comment?
14 min ago | via Daytona Beach News-Journal Online
Local Little Caesars franchisees have bought the property and building at 162 S. Nova Road in Ormond Beach for another restaurant in front of the Rivergate Village shopping center. Joe and Beverly Marks paid $386,000, according to Chris Butera, a commercial real estate agent with NAI Realvest, who represented the seller, John Hill, who closed Inspirations Cards & Gifts in mid-September. Comment?
17 min ago | via Reuters
Fifth Third Bancorp will pay more than $84.9 million to resolve U.S. civil fraud charges that it failed to disclose material defects in more than 1,400 mortgage loans in a timely manner after certifying that they qualified for federal insurance. Fifth Third admitted and accepted responsibility for taking too long to tell the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development about the defects, which made loans ineligible for Federal Housing Administration insurance, after discovering them in post-closing reviews from 2003 to 2013. Comment?
18 min ago | via Housing Wire
Home sales in western Washington state are predicted to slow down the rest of the year and into early 2016 due to scarce inventory, new rules for mortgage closings and affordability concerns, the latest report from the Northwest Multiple Listing Service said. "We simply can't sustain double-digit increases in sales when inventory levels continue to drop every month," said OB Jacobi, president of Windermere Real Estate. Comment?
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