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Monday Aug 31 | via St. Petersburg Times
Federal action is needed to restore fairness in the National Flood Insurance Program, whose rate increases are excessive, arbitrary and discriminatory. In the words of Yogi Berra, it's deja vu all over again. Comment?
Friday Aug 28 | via St. Petersburg Times
More home owners looking to sell their homes are doing so themselves with the help of websites like Zillow and Trulia. One of those is Chuck Brooke, who stands in his front yard at 5721 Denver St NE in Shore Acres, St Petersburg. Comment?
Friday Aug 14 | via Florida Trend
Watched over by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, U.S. Marines raised the American flag at the embassy in Cuba for the first time in 54 years on Friday, symbolically ushering in an era of renewed diplomatic relations between the two Cold War era foes. Full story from Reuters is here. Comment?
Friday Aug 7 | via St. Petersburg Times
But the real estate bust and foreclosure crisis hit all parts of the Tampa Bay area, even such high-end communities as Tampa's Avila and Pinellas County's Bayou Club. Of the bay area's 1,285 bank-owned homes currently on the market, 20 are listed for more than $500,000 including one - a lakefront mansion built by corporate raider Paul Bilzerian - priced at almost $5 million. Comment?
Jul 31, 2015 | via GlobeSt.com
Although Tampa's commercial real estate market is hitting on just about all cylinders, that doesn't mean there aren't still challenges. Cresa's Caleb Lewis sees the clearly. Comment?
14 hrs ago | via WJNO
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Monday Aug 31 | via PR-inside.com
Local Realtor, Jim Kulakoski, serving east central Florida including Port Orange, Ponce Inlet, New Smyrna Beach, Daytona Beach Shores, Daytona Beach, South Daytona, Holly Hill and Ormond Beach launches new website. PortOrangeArea.com is a Real Estate site that breaks a few rules. Comment?
Monday Aug 31 | via Business Journal
In case you hadn't noticed, the Sunshine State is in the midst of a love affair with the retail real estate market. Comment?
Friday Aug 7 | via Business Journal
A recent study from NerdWallet.com showed that Florida ranks near the middle of U.S. states for debt, with the exception of mortgage debt. Florida's average mortgage loan debt was $167,964 - the 17th highest among states. Comment?
Sunday Aug 30 | via The Miami Herald
Nearly seven years ago, at the height of the Great Recession, naysayers were predicting that it would take about 20 years to absorb the glut of new construction in South Florida. For at least that long, they predicted, South Florida would wallow in economic misery, its nascent popularity as a premier global destination fading into oblivion. Comment?
8 min ago | via KFVS12
With the Federal Reserve edging into the spotlight, Friday's jobs report for August could trigger eventual changes in Americans' financial lives. That's because a healthy job gain would provide one of the final pieces of evidence the Fed needs to start raising interest rates from record lows on Sept. Comment?
14 min ago | via Mortgage News
Condos are looked at differently than single-family housing. With a single-family house, the rules for financing are primarily concerned with how good the property condition is and whether the house could be sold on the open market. Comment?
48 min ago | via Thanh Nein News
An investor looks at an electronic board showing stock information of Shanghai Stock Exchange Composite Index at a brokerage house in Beijing, August 26, 2015. Foreign investment funds are moving at breakneck speed to retool their strategies in an attempt to profit from Chinese stock markets whipsawed by panic, paranoia and unprecedented government intervention. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Southland Times
The first shots may soon be returned in this year's spring mortgage war, which could see homeowners paying less than 4 per cent interest for some loans by the end of the year. BNZ announced a new record-low advertised rate of 4.35 per cent for one-year fixed term loans, down from 4.59 per cent, on Friday morning. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Seattle Post-Intelligencer
A new indictment from a federal grand jury on Thursday added money laundering and tax evasion counts to a long list of charges against Washington State Auditor Troy Kelley , who has been on unpaid leave while fighting allegations that he stole more than $1 million from clients of his former business. The new charges cover actions Kelley allegedly took from 2011 to this year, while he was in office, and say that Kelley laundered money by withdrawing $245,000 annually from a pool of ill-gotten gains. Comment?
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