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Wednesday Aug 24 | via St. Petersburg Times
This home in Tampa's Beach Park area sold for $6.4 million in July to Cigar City Brewing founder Joey Redner and his wife, Jennifer. It was the most paid for any Tampa Bay home that month. Comment?
Wednesday Aug 17 | via Tampa Bay Newspapers
The new Indian Shores logo is popping up all over Indian Shores, so it comes as no surprise that the logo has now shown up as a mural at town hall. Approved by the Town Council at the Aug. 9 meeting, the mural is attached to the wall behind the council dais, overlooking the room from a height of 7 feet. Comment?
Thursday Aug 11 | via St. Petersburg Times
Amid calls for greater transparency from Mayor Rick Kriseman's administration, St. Petersburg City Council voted unanimously to spend $2.2 million to protect taxpayers from losing their investment in Midtown's Tangerine Plaza. The city will seek to spend the money in a foreclosure auction to satisfy other lienholders in the shopping center that serves many poor residents. Comment?
Wednesday Aug 10 | via St. Petersburg Times
A crowd gathered in the rain in September 2013 in front of the boarded up SweetBay Market at Tangerine Plaza to hear city officials announce that a Walmart Neighborhood Market would take is place. Now St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman plans Thursday to ask City Council to spend $2.2 million to buy the plaza before it goes to a forfeclosure sale later this month. Comment?
Tuesday Aug 2 | via Canada.com
Nick Denton, founder of Gawker, talks with his legal team before Hulk Hogan testifies in court on Tuesday, March 8, 2016 Terry Bollea, known as professional wrestler Hulk Hogan, testifies in his case against the news website Gawker at the Pinellas County Courthouse, in St. Petersburg, Fla., Monday, March 7, 2016 The Gawker Media founder sought bankruptcy court protection Monday in New York, after a Florida judge refused to halt enforcement of a $140 million damages award in pro wrestler Hogan's invasion-of-privacy lawsuit. Gawker itself filed for bankruptcy June 10, a move that temporarily put the brakes on Hogan's efforts to collect on the verdict he won after the online media company posted excerpts of a sex-tape featuring him. Comment?
8 hrs ago | via St. Petersburg Times
In a Miami courtroom last Friday, defendant PwC settled a $5.5 billion lawsuit halfway through a six-week trial. At issue: the global auditor's alleged failure to catch a massive fraud in Florida that led to the sixth largest bank failure in U.S. history. Comment?
9 hrs ago | via WFLA
A Sarasota homebuyer is out $51,133 for a down payment on a home, after a computer hacker apparently broke into her real estate agent's emai Oh boy. The Florida Department of Transportation is improving Ulmerton Road again. Comment?
Friday Aug 26 | via Realtor Magazine
Columnist Jeff Reeves with MarketWatch says right now is the best time ever to invest in real estate. He discounts fears by some about another housing crisis brewing the uptick in "liar loans" or "Alt-A mortgages" and return of house flipping. Comment?
Friday Aug 26 | via Remodeling
Metrostudy's Home Building Outlook for 2Q 2016 predicts "U.S. housing starts...to advance gradually and hit 1.18 million this year, with 813,000 of those being single family homes as defined by the Commerce Department," Mark Boud writes for ProSales' sister publication, Builder. The data also indicates that new home sales will increase to 565,000 this year, 64,000 more than in 2015. Comment?
Friday Aug 26 | via Builder
On Friday morning, Metrostudy released its second quarter 2016 Home Building Outlook, which details housing construction trends nationwide. The Home Building Outlook is the platform for Metrostudy's national and local forecasts, spotlighting the Top 100 Housing Markets across the United States. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Sydney Morning Herald
Like getting behind the wheel of your first car, choosing your first credit card is one of those "grown-up moments" - equal parts daunting and exciting. Millennials are less likely to have a credit card than other generations. Comment?
12 min ago | via Braintree and Witham Times
SOARING numbers of people in south Essex are turning to rented accommodation instead of buying their own homes, according to a new report. Over the past 12 months estate agent Balgores has seen a 68 per cent increase in the number of renters looking to snap up properties in Basildon . Comment?
13 min ago | via Kiwiblog
Sarah Higgins , a real estate agent for Barfoot & Thompson and member of the Franklin Local Board, 24, died on the weekend. "She was the youngest member ever elected to this board and probably one of the youngest to be elected in the whole Franklin area over many decades," Baker said. Comment?
30 min ago | via Goose Creek Gazette
What is the American Dream? Does it even exist anymore? What became of the idea that “you can be anything that you want to be?” These days those words sound unrealistic in a country with over 90 million people out of work. According to Vanity Fair magazine's description, the American Dream “makes us think that our lives are better than our parents, which means that the system works.” It is obvious to all of us that the system is broken and that the American Dream is on life support. Comment?
33 min ago | via South China Morning Post
Bank of China's Hong Kong unit said it has cut its mortgage rate by 10 basis points, offering the cheapest loan in the city to attract buyers and offset rising concern of a possible rate increase in the US. Bank of China is offering mortgage rate of 140 basis points above the Hong Kong Interbank Offered Rate, or Hibor, for loans of at least HK$10 million. Comment?
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