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17 hrs ago | via South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Ross plans to make upfront cash payments, no strings attached, to homeowners who hire him to sell their properties. The idea is to start with listings in Palm Beach and Broward counties and expand across the state. Comment?
Wednesday Jun 22 | via South Florida Sun-Sentinel
The housing market isn't overheated, but it is resilient as home prices continue to rise across Palm Beach and Broward counties. The median price for existing, single-family homes in Palm Beach County in May hit $311,000, a 5 percent increase from a year earlier, the Realtors Association of the Palm Beaches said Wednesday. Comment?
Tuesday Jun 21 | via South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Broward commissioners Tuesday said they support reducing the property tax rate so that homeowners won't see an increase in the county portion of their taxes, when bills go out in the fall. The 1 percent reduction in the tax rate would save taxpayers a total $8.8 million, county budget director Kayla Olsen said. Comment?
Monday Jun 13 | via Lincoln Times-News
Perhaps the most pervasive myth about our nation's education system is the notion that "public schools have to take all children." Last year, when criticizing charter schools that she claimed, "don't take the hardest-to-teach kids," Hillary Clinton quipped, "And so the public schools are often in a no-win situation, because they do, thankfully, take everybody." Comment?
Monday Jun 13 | via National Mortgage News
When it comes to qualifying for down payment assistance, South Florida homebuyers are significantly better off than their contemporaries across the nation, according to a new report. Buyers in the tricounty region are far surpassing the national average in receiving aid through government programs, said RealtyTrac Inc., an Irvine, Calif.-based research firm. Comment?
20 hrs ago | via The Orlando Sentinel
Orlando-based Butler & Hosch law firm, which collapsed suddenly in 2015, and its founder are facing a new $12 million dollar lawsuit. The new lawsuit was filed Tuesday in Baltimore federal court, by former business partners of Robert Hosch Jr. - attorneys Mark and Gerard Wittstadt of the Baltimore area. Comment?
Wednesday Jun 22 | via The Orlando Sentinel
Orlando's housing market outperformed the state's during May, with double the percentage price increases compared with South Florida, a new report shows. The midpoint sales price for a house in Metro Orlando last month was $225,000, an increase of 12.5 percent from a year earlier. Comment?
Wednesday Jun 22 | via Financial News & Daily Record
In a sense, Linda Sherrer's first real estate deal came decades ago when she was a Navy wife in Hawaii. Her husband was sent to Vietnam before the couple closed on their home, leaving Sherrer to handle the transaction by herself. Comment?
Tuesday Jun 21 | via South Florida Sun-Sentinel
South Florida's housing-cost burden has improved marginally but remains one of the worst in the country, according to an annual report from Harvard University researchers. In Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade counties, 25 percent of households spend more than half of their incomes on monthly housing costs, data from Harvard's Joint Center for Housing Studies show. Comment?
Tuesday Jun 21 | via National Mortgage News
A former Coconut Creek lawyer began serving a 10-year state prison term Monday for stealing more than a million dollars from property owners who'd lost homes in foreclosure transactions in 11 Florida counties, authorities said. "There is no excuse for my behavior," said Nicholas Steffens, 37, as he read a statement to Broward Circuit Criminal Court Judge Michael I. Rothschild. Comment?
2 min ago | via NewsOK.com
As many people around the world are trying to wrap their minds around what just happened in Britain, you may also be wondering "What does the Brexit mean for my money?" If you are worried about your 401 , take heart. Most experts say you shouldn't rush to sell stocks and some even say it's an opportunity to buy. Comment?
8 min ago | via WAND-TV Decatur
Keith Nolan doesn't just teach history at the Maryland School for the Deaf - he aims to make it, by pushing the military to end its prohibition on deaf troops. As many people around the world are trying to wrap their minds around what just happened in Britain, you may also be wondering "What does the Brexit mean for my money?" If you are worried about your 401 , take heart. Comment?
11 min ago | via Silicon Alley Insider
After years of debate and speculation, Thursday night's vote confirmed that Brexit is actually happening and the United Kingdom is going to withdrawal from the European Union. The actual process of secession will take years , but when it comes to global markets the effects are going to be immediate. Comment?
25 min ago | via Seeking Alpha
This week Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen made her semi-annual pilgrimage to the US Congress to report on monetary policy and the state of the economy. The Chair said the economic outlook was uncertain but " t he recent pickup in household spending, together with underlying conditions that are favorable for growth, lead me to be optimistic that we will see further improvements in the labor market and the economy more broadly over the next few years. Comment?
27 min ago | via Log Cabin Democrat
Fewer people sought U.S. unemployment benefits last week, the Labor Department said Thursday, evidence that employers are holding onto their staffs and may even step up hiring. The numbers: Weekly applications dropped 18,000 to a seasonally adjusted 259,000, the lowest in two months. Comment?
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