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Wednesday Dec 7 | via Business Journal
Local home prices were up in October, which is in line with state and national trends, a new report showed. Comment?
Tuesday Dec 6 | via Natl. Relocation & Real Estate
But for real estate professional Nicole Mickle of Olde Town Brokers in Orlando, Fla., it's the combination of her Instagram page and the lightning-fast resources of ReferralExchange - the premier agent-to-agent referral network-that are contributing to her incredible success. "I had a friend of a friend outside my market who needed to be in a house in 35 days," says Mickle of her experience working with the ReferralExchange platform. Comment?
Tuesday Dec 6 | via US News & World Report
Have you been considering downsizing out of the big family home and shifting into a condo or a no-maintenance townhouse? Downsizing may not be for everyone, but it is one strategy that near-retirees can utilize to beef up their retirement nest egg late in the game. If you've been thinking of downsizing your empty nest, now could be the time to get a jump on higher mortgage rates ahead. Comment?
Sunday Dec 4 | via The Orlando Sentinel
Orlando dry cleaners, day cares, and real estate offices are among businesses that would have benefited from a $4.8 million economic boost if Sanford Burnham had met job goals, according to a new analysis. Lured to Orlando a decade ago with more than $350 million in incentives, the California-based medical-research institute fell short of its goal to create 303 relatively high-paying jobs. Comment?
Friday Dec 2 | via The Orlando Sentinel
Orlando resident Craig Brann, a former Marine, wanted to purchase a home with a Veterans Administration loan but feared sellers would shun him in favor of buyers with more streamlined mortgages. "A lot of realtors and sellers won't work with VA loans, but as far as the application and getting approved, that was easier than doing conventional or FHA loan," said the 47-year-old who recently purchased his first home with the loan product aimed at U.S. veterans. Comment?
Friday | via The Miami Herald
Renters in those cities pay more of their income in rent than anywhere else in the country, according to an analysis from apartment search website RentCafe. The site compared 2015 U.S. Census statistics on how much renters make and how much they spend on housing. Comment?
Thursday Dec 8 | via National Mortgage News
Delinquent South Florida homeowners could be getting long-delayed foreclosure notices after a court ruling cleared the way for lenders to revive cases that have stalled for years. The Florida Supreme Court ruled last month that lenders can refile foreclosure cases against owners still in default, even if the cases started more than five years ago, beyond the statute of limitations. Comment?
Tuesday Dec 6 | via GlobeNewswire
Hunt Mortgage Group, a leader in financing commercial real estate throughout the United States, announced today it provided the financing for three multifamily properties in Florida. "All three properties are performing well and are located in quality markets," commented Marc Suarez, Director at Hunt Mortgage Group. Comment?
Friday Dec 2 | via South Florida Sun-Sentinel
A ruling by the Florida Supreme Court gives lenders the authority to refile foreclosure cases against owners still in default, even if the cases started more than five years. A ruling by the Florida Supreme Court gives lenders the authority to refile foreclosure cases against owners still in default, even if the cases started more than five years. Comment?
Friday Dec 2 | via St. Petersburg Times
If you've ever studied to become a real estate agent in Florida, chances are you used the textbook written by Linda L. Crawford. A New Orleans native who went to college in Florida, Crawford sold real estate for several years before realizing her true interest was in education and testing. Comment?
16 min ago | via WOI
President-elect Donald Trump's vow to deport two to three million undocumented immigrants could spur an increase in foreclosures among Latinos and hurt the nation's overall housing market, a new report finds. Researchers at Cornell University published a study this week that links an increase in deportations to a higher rate of foreclosure within Latino communities. Comment?
25 min ago | via The Washington Post
Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, front, addresses lawmakers during a parliamentary session in Athens, Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016. Greek parliament votes on 2017 budget, as the country's left-wing government is still negotiating a new series of cost-cutting reforms that are expected to remove protection measures for private sector jobs and distressed mortgage holders. Comment?
1 hr ago | via The Motley Fool
When times grow tight -- maybe due to a job loss or an unexpected medical expense -- making your mortgage payment actually becomes less urgent than paying other bills. Yes, you need food, clothing, and shelter, but skipping one mortgage payment actually has less immediate consequences than not paying other bills. Comment?
1 hr ago | via New York Daily News
On March 17, 1934, a shotgun blast roared through a window of the home of Susan Mummey, 63, killing her. There were more than a few possible suspects. Comment?
1 hr ago | via The Ararat Advertiser
THE market finished ata 5615.78,a up 113.15a points from the previous week's close ofa 5502.63. Thea All Ordinaries finisheda up 16.78 a points ora 0.29a pera cent.a a The Australian market plummeted on Monday, as investors started worrying about the impact of the Italian referendum. Comment?
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