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Oct 18, 2016 | via Financial News & Daily Record
The desire for new homes in Clay, Duval, Nassau and St. Johns counties is climbing so rapidly that contractors can't get them built fast enough. 'Mortgage rates are still low and the job market is good, which brings out buyers,' said Corey Deal, executive officer of the Northeast Florida Builders Association. Comment?
Jul 18, 2016 | via Financial News & Daily Record
The Yes for Jacksonville campaign to pay down the city's pension debt with a half-cent sales tax extension got much-needed support from Northeast Florida's real estate and building industries. Legislative advocacy and supporting political campaigns are major missions of the Northeast Florida Association of Realtors and Northeast Florida Builders Association. Comment?
18 hrs ago | via The Miami Herald
Despite opposition from Miami and Miami-Dade County and a group of beach communities, a Florida House subcommittee on Tuesday passed a bill that prevents cities and counties from passing any new ordinances that restrict vacation rentals of private homes. The 9-6 vote by the Careers & Competition Subcommittee sends the controversial bill to the 30-member Commerce Committee, which is top-heavy with lawmakers from South Florida, where opposition to short-term vacation rentals has been highest. Comment?
19 hrs ago | via Florida Trend
Challenging its reputation as a low-wage state, Florida registered strong gains in personal income growth Tuesday, ranking third in growth last year among all states, according to data out Tuesday from the U.S. Commerce Department's Bureau of Economic Analysis. More from the Tampa Bay Times . Comment?
22 hrs ago | via Reason Foundation
There is no negative impact, no impaired stability and no diminished neighborhood pride - just a lot of happy people on vacation and a lot of happy homeowners. I live in a neighborhood that is almost entirely vacation rentals. Comment?
Monday | via Florida Trend
Forty-three states added construction jobs year-over-year in February, with Florida leading the pack, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America and Labor Department data. Story and data from AGC is here . Comment?
Friday Mar 24 | via Orlando Crime
Carolyn Ann Hamm told her boss she'd take on some extra office duties at the Orlando real estate business to help supplement the money she was making as an agent. She agreed to receive an extra $1,200 a month to answer phones, pay company bills, process agent transactions and order office supplies, an arrest report states. Comment?
39 min ago | via FindLaw
IN RE: JOSEPH H. LAU AND RAQUEL R. LAU, Debtors JOSEPH H. LAU AND RAQUEL R. LAU, Appellants v. BANK OF AMERICA, N.A.; MERSCORP HOLDINGS, INC.; FANNIE MAE Joseph and Raquel Lau appeal from two orders of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, affirming on appeal an order issued by the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey. Comment?
45 min ago | via AmericanBankingNews.com
According to Zacks, "LTC Properties, Inc., a health care real estate investment trust, invests primarily in long-term care and other health care related facilities through mortgage loans, facility lease transactions and other investments. Their primary objectives are to sustain and enhance stockholder equity value and provide current income for distribution to stockholders through real estate investments in long-term care facilities and other health care related facilities managed by experienced operators providing quality care. Comment?
45 min ago | via The Washington Post
Interpretation of the news based on evidence, including data, as well as anticipating how events might unfold based on past events House Speaker Paul D. Ryan announces that he is abruptly pulling the Republican health care overhaul bill off the House floor on March 24. Both President Trump and House Speaker Paul D. Ryan want to slash taxes mostly for the wealthy, but most Americans think the wealthy already pay too little. According to a Gallup poll from last April, 61 percent of Americans feel that the rich contribute less than their fair share in federal taxes. Comment?
53 min ago | via The Robesonian
A House education committee Tuesday backed two bills altering the law that generally requires traditional schools start no earlier than the Monday closest to Aug. 26 and end no later than the Friday closest to June 11. School boards want to be able to start earlier, but the tourism industry says it would discourage vacation rentals and take away teen workers. One recommended bill would let districts in 20 counties start two weeks earlier for three years and the results studied. Comment?
55 min ago | via Independent.ie
Private sector rents grew by 7.8pc across Ireland in Q4 2016 according to the latest Quarterly Rent Index from the Residential Tenancies Board . Private sector rents grew by 7.8pc across Ireland in Q4 2016 according to the latest Quarterly Rent Index from the Residential Tenancies Board . Comment?
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