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Nov 29, 2015 | via The Orlando Sentinel
Government Neighborhood Stabilization Program funds have allowed low-income families to purchase rehabbed foreclosures throughout Orange County. The nonprofit best known for helping people in need build their own homes in low-income areas has joined investors in buying dozens of foreclosed houses in more midlevel communities. Comment?
Aug 25, 2015 | via Business Journal
Desperate house hunters having a hard time finding move-up homes in Seminole County are in luck, as Meritage Homes is planning to build a new gated community near Oviedo. Meritage Homes reportedly has a 13.3-acre site on Tuskawilla Road just north of Aloma Avenue under contract to purchase, where it wants to build Tuscawilla Estates, a 31-lot gated single-family home community. Comment?
Jun 15, 2015 | via The Orlando Sentinel
Orlando home prices have almost doubled from the bottom of the market four years ago but remain far from the peak prices of 2007, a new report shows. The median price for a house in the core Orlando market, which includes mostly Orange and Seminole counties, was $181,900 in May - that was up 10 percent from a year earlier and 4 percent from a month earlier, according to a report released Monday by Orlando Regional Realtors Association. Comment?
Jun 15, 2015 | via The Orlando Sentinel
Orlando home prices are almost double what they were at the bottom of the market four years ago but still far from the peak prices of 2007, a new report shows. The median price for a house in the core Orlando market, which includes mostly Orange and Seminole counties, was $181,900 in May, which was up 10 percent from a year earlier and 4 percent from a month earlier, according to a report released Monday by Orlando Regional Realtors. Comment?
May 15, 2015 | via The Orlando Sentinel
Buyers who purchased houses last month in the core Orlando market, which is mostly Orange and Seminole counties, had the biggest price discount in three years. Sales prices in April were less than 95 percent of the asking price; a month earlier they were just 96.8 percent of the asking price, according to a new report and data from Orlando Regional Realtor Association. Comment?
9 hrs ago | via The Miami Herald
Developers have surpassed the 50,000-unit milestone for new condos announced to be developed east of Interstate 95 in the tricounty South Florida region of Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach during this real estate cycle that began in 2011. If every proposed unit is actually constructed, developers would have created more new condos during this cycle than in the previous stretch from 2003 to 2010 when less than 49,000 units were created in coastal South Florida, according to research from the preconstruction condo projects website CraneSpotters.com. Comment?
Yesterday | via Northwest Florida Daily News
Dear Mr. Berko : Our 35-year-old son and his wife buy homes in St. Petersburg, Florida, for $40,000 to $100,000. Comment?
Saturday | via National Mortgage News
Even with the real estate market recovering, more than a quarter of all South Florida home and condominium sales in 2015 involved a distressed property, a new report shows. Short sales, bank-owned homes and properties in some stage of foreclosure accounted for about 27 percent of all sales last year in the tri-county region, according to RealtyTrac Inc., a foreclosure listing firm. Comment?
Friday Feb 5 | via The Florida Times-Union
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Friday Feb 5 | via South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Agents Brian Pearl and Vincenza Antonacci discuss the pros and cons of a Boynton Beach home with clients Amanda and Rick Haybarger. Agents Brian Pearl and Vincenza Antonacci discuss the pros and cons of a Boynton Beach home with clients Amanda and Rick Haybarger. Comment?
5 min ago | via The Washington Post
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10 min ago | via Brand Republic
GoCompare.com has again wheeled out its mascot tenor, Gio Compario, to front an ad campaign to promote the brand's new money comparison services. The 60-second and 30-second ads, which began airing yesterday focus on GoCompare.com's advanced loan, credit card and mortgage comparison services. Comment?
25 min ago | via Daily Mail
Saving up for a home deposit can be the biggest hurdle when buying a property, but it's just the beginning of a long list of costs involved of getting on the housing ladder. But don't be overwhelmed. Comment?
30 min ago | via Inman News
The recently implemented TRID rules have changed the closing process significantly - for the better and, in some ways, for the worse. TRID's biggest impact has been in timing, as the new receipt and review periods have resulted in significant delays for closings. Comment?
39 min ago | via WOZZ-FM Appleton
Both parties are talking about the issue, but like most issues, they haven't agreed on how to solve the problem. Two central Wisconsin Democrats were in Wausau Friday for a listening session to hear what students and school officials had to say. Comment?
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