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Saturday Mar 28 | via Tampa Bay Newspapers
Registration is underway for the 12th annual Fair Housing Symposium, presented by the Tampa Bay Fair Housing Consortium, on Friday, April 17, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., at the Greater Tampa Association of Realtors auditorium, 2918 W. Kennedy Blvd. in Tampa. The event, co-sponsored by the Pinellas County Office of Human Rights, provides fair housing information useful for housing providers, real estate agents, property managers, attorneys, government officials, apartment personnel and the public. Comment?
Friday Mar 27 | via St. Petersburg Times
These have not been easy years for the state court system. The courts were starved for cash during the economic recession. Comment?
Wednesday Mar 25 | via KRAV-FM Tulsa
Ana claims that she had been staying in her real estate agent friend's cockroach-infested listing and just had to get out of there, as she deeply feels the creepy crawlies. Local officials insist that Ana was fully aware that her license had been suspended “indefinitely” after it was seized on Feb. 9, and that she was told specifically not to drive. Comment?
Sunday Mar 15 | via Tampa Bay Newspapers
The Pinellas County Historic Preservation Board will host a Historic Preservation Summit and Training Wednesday, March 18, 1 p.m., at the Pinellas Realtor Organization headquarters, 4590 Ulmerton Road in Clearwater. The Historic Preservation Summit and Training is geared towards preservationists, Realtors and those interested in historic preservation. Comment?
Wednesday Mar 11 | via Tampa Bay Newspapers
After moving to Florida, the Poggi family waited 10 years, working hard to make their dreams of living in a safe and stable home a reality. 'When we came from Puerto Rico, always our heart was in a house and a home,' said Jonathan Poggi, speaking in Spanish. Comment?
3 hrs ago | via Daily Kos
With climate change, insurance is soon to become unavailable in the market place. Insurance depends on small events not related to each other, quoting Wiki : Insurable losses are ideally independent and non-catastrophic, meaning that the losses do not happen all at once and individual losses are not severe enough to bankrupt the insurer; insurers may prefer to limit their exposure to a loss from a single event to some small portion of their capital base. Comment?
23 hrs ago | via Capital Soup
New research by Florida RealtorsA of the effect of polluted water on homeowner property values shows a potential decrease of nearly $1 billion in Lee and Martin Counties. This loss is attributable to polluted discharges from Lake Okeechobee into the Caloosahatchee and St. Lucie Rivers and estuaries, according to the study, which was supported in part by Everglades Foundation. Comment?
Yesterday | via Palm Beach Post
South Florida is taking runner-up for the highest home price increases in January, falling behind Denver, but still outpacing San Francisco, Dallas and Portland. According to the Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller index released this morning for January, home prices in Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade counties were up 8.3 percent compared to the same time in 2014. Comment?
Monday | via JD Supra
Marketable Record Title Act: right-of-way held by Florida Department of Transportation qualifies for right of way exception under MRTA and remainder of property held in fee by Florida Department of Transportation is also excluded Florida Department of Transportation v. Clipper Bay Investments, LLC , No. Comment?
Monday | via Inman Real Estate News
A former Florida Realtor could be facing prison time over his alleged role in a mortgage fraud conspiracy at a 390-unit condo complex that prosecutors say cost mortgage lenders more than $15 million. Joseph Pasquale, 38, a resident of Worcester, Massachusetts, is accused of helping developers convert a Tampa apartment complex into condominiums during the housing boom by enticing buyers with hefty cash payments that were concealed from mortgage lenders. Comment?
5 min ago | via Business Wire
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7 min ago | via Erie Times News
This March 2, 2015 photo shows the view looking south from the under-construction Porsche Design Tower in Sunny Isles Beach, Fla. With a slew of residential and hotel developments, Miami is embracing the notion that homes, like cars, handbags and jewelry, should carry luxe designer labels. Comment?
11 min ago | via Click Orlando
Vacation home purchases made up 21 percent of all home sales last year at an estimated 1.13 million, the highest level since 2003 and a 57 percent increase from 2013, according to a report from the National Association of Realtors. The stock market's strong performance and gains in the labor market are creating more confidence among buyers, according to Lawrence Yun, NAR's chief economist. Comment?
12 min ago | via The Boulder County Business Report
A group of Realtors has sold the building they occupy in Fort Collins to a pair of investors from Denver doing business as Bluerock, Rockstone and Lakota. Five partners of Realtec Commercial Real Estate Services sold the three-story, 13,444-square-foot office building at 400 E. Horsetooth Road for $2.5 million, or $186 per square foot. Comment?
15 min ago | via Housing Wire
A new study released by the American Enterprise Institute's International Center on Housing Risk found that the seismic shift in home purchase loan originations away from large banks to nonbanks continued in February, and the mortgage risk is increasing. Since November 2012, the large bank share has dropped from 61% to 33%. Comment?
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