Miami-Beach Real Estate News
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Tuesday Oct 25 | via Beacon
FIU's newest addition, the SunTrust FIU Financial Wellness Clinic, is meant to educate students and parents on financial literacy. We urge students to seek this opportunity so that they may become more well-rounded and financially savvy adults. Comment?
Tuesday Oct 25 | via Hotel Business
Hall Structured Finance has closed a new first lien mortgage loan totaling $19.97 million to finance in part the construction of an EVEN Hotel in Miami. The proposed hotel will be a seven-story, 190-room select service EVEN Hotel, which is part of InterContinental Hotels Group , and also has a financing component coming from Latin American investors through the US EB-5 Visa Program. Comment?
Monday Oct 24 | via The Miami Herald
"In October, a five-bedroom, six-bath condo in Grove at Grand Bay went on the market for $30,000 a month. This despite reports that the luxury real estate market in South Florida has softened." Comment?
Friday Oct 21 | via National Mortgage News
Pulled under by a weight of disappointing condo resales and rising condo inventory, the volume of overall real estate sales in Miami-Dade County sank in September, while prices still powered ahead. Overall, the number of existing home and condo sales in Miami-Dade County decreased 14.7 percent percent compared with September 2015, according to a monthly report released Thursday by the Miami Association of Realtors. Comment?
Thursday Oct 20 | via Palm Beach Post
Palm Beach County ranks No. 2 on Trulia's list of cities where buying beats renting . Comment?
Wednesday | via South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Three years after launching the 516-home Villaggio Reserve west of Delray Beach, builder Ansca Homes is down to the final 28 residences. Three years after launching the 516-home Villaggio Reserve west of Delray Beach, builder Ansca Homes is down to the final 28 residences. Comment?
Wednesday | via National Mortgage News
Home prices in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties rose 7.1 percent year-over-year in August, according to the closely watched S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Index. That was better than the national average of 5.3 percent. Comment?
Tuesday Oct 25 | via The Orlando Sentinel
That's what was on display this week when local sheriffs joined opponents of medical marijuana for a Halloween press conference - complete with costumed kids - to try to scare parents into thinking that, if Amendment 2 passes, their kids may be handed pot when they go trick-or-treating. First there was the chronological nonsense. Comment?
Friday Oct 21 | via Deadline
Florida's film and TV industry is in a free-fall after the state scrapped its film incentives program earlier this year. Productions are leaving, vendors are fleeing, and workers are moving to Georgia in the wake of a concerted and well-financed campaign by the billionaire Koch brothers and their conservative allies in the state legislature to kill the Sunshine State's incentives. Comment?
Thursday Oct 20 | via The San Diego Union-Tribune
The president praises Harris' work as California's attorney general, saying she took on transnational gangs "and won," sued for-profit colleges for scamming students "and won" and took on the big banks responsible for the mortgage meltdown "and won." "Kamala Harris knows you've got to be fearless against the special interests," Obama says, speaking directly into the camera during the 30-second television spot. Comment?
1 min ago | via The Otago Daily Times
New lending restrictions may have started pulling back house prices in Auckland but regional prices are continuing to rise, making first homes less affordable for young people. The Home Loan Affordability Report for September, released this week, said the new loan-to-value lending restrictions introduced by the Reserve Bank started on October 1, although most of the main banks had already introduced them over the previous two months. Comment?
1 hr ago | via JD Supra
On Oct. 19, 2016, the Ninth Circuit held that merely enforcing a security interest is not "debt collection" under the federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act . In so holding, the Ninth Circuit disagreed with earlier decisions by the Fourth and Sixth Circuits, creating a split that might eventually be resolved by the U.S. Supreme Court. Comment?
8 min ago | via The Real Deal
Real estate agent Jason Walker has been fired from boutique brokerage CORE, just 14 months after being terminated from Compass. CORE issued a statement early Friday afternoon, saying only that it had "dissolved ties" with Walker. Comment?
11 min ago | via 680News
Federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau says Ottawa will continue to act to make sure that an increase in interest rates or a downturn in home prices don't risk the country's economic growth. While addressing the Toronto Region Board of Trade, Morneau said he's "ultimately responsible" for maintaining the stability of the country's financial system. Comment?
22 min ago | via Psychology Today
My husband, Quinn, and I have been zealously monitoring the Blacksburg real estate market for months. We've toured a lot of crappy houses in that time, and this particular house was no different. Comment?
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