Sebring Real Estate News
Real Estate news for Sebring, FL continually updated from thousands of sources.
Sunday May 8 | via Natl. Relocation & Real Estate
Before you make an offer on a house, it pays to ask a handful of questions. While the answers might scare you off or make you rethink your bid, they could make you feel more confident that you're making the right move on the right house. Comment?
Oct 24, 2015 | via National Mortgage News
"Vacant lots were selling three to five times in one year," said Highlands County Property Appraiser Raymond McIntyre. "They'd start at $5,000, and they were selling the last time for $30,000." Comment?
Jul 27, 2015 | via Highlands Today
Highlands County's cash home sales continue well above the 50 percent mark, which is much higher than the nationwide figure, which is less than 25 percent. A report from the research firm RealtyTrac shows that Florida cities continue to lead the nation in all-cash real estate transactions. Comment?
Jul 23, 2015 | via Highlands Today
A few Highlands County public officials are wealthy, but they aren't getting rich in office, their latest financial disclosure forms show. Only four elected county officials have more than a million dollars in net worth: County Commissioner Chair Ron Handley, $4.9 million; Property Appraiser Raymond McIntyre, $1.7 million; County Commissioner Jim Brooks, $1.6 million; and Clerk of Courts Bob Germaine, $1.2 million. Comment?
Saturday May 21 | via The Orlando Sentinel
Florida officials left $250 million in federal money -- all designed to help Floridians struggling to keep their homes -- go to waste. Florida officials left $250 million in federal money -- all designed to help Floridians struggling to keep their homes -- go to waste. Comment?
Friday May 20 | via National Mortgage News
South Florida is seeing a big drop in "zombie" foreclosures but still ranks among the top five metro areas nationwide in the number of these vacant properties, a new report shows. As of early May, Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade counties had 651 zombie homes, down 67% from a year ago, according to RealtyTrac, a foreclosure listing firm. Comment?
Thursday May 19 | via National Mortgage News
Thanks to a toxic combination of arrogant and unscrupulous lenders and irresponsible and overambitious homebuyers, the Sunshine State became the epicenter of the housing collapse. The problem was so severe that that federal government intervened. Comment?
Tuesday May 17 | via National Mortgage News
A midrise condominium building in Bradenton, Fla., that went into foreclosure during the Great Recession and saw about half its original buyers pull out of purchase contracts is now a winner in the eyes of a state condo organization. The Florida Communities of Excellence recognized a years-long comeback for the River Dance Condominiums by awarding it the "Community of the Year" honor at a gala event last week in West Palm Beach. Comment?
Tuesday May 17 | via Florida Trend
In the first quarter of 2016, Florida hosted a record 29.8 million tourists, continuing a run of record-shattering tourism numbers for the state. The previous tourism record for the first quarter was set in 2015, when the state had 28.5 million visitors. Comment?
1 min ago | via Live Charts
Paragon's shares fell on Tuesday after Numis said it expects to downgrade its estimates "modestly" following the mortgage lender's first half results. Numis said the company's results were "a little below our top of the range forecasts" but reiterated a 'buy' rating and target price of 357p, saying Paragon remains cheap being valued at 7.4x earnings. Comment?
1 min ago | via Live Charts
Bank of England governor Mark Carney defended his organisation's rhetoric on Brexit in front of the Treasury Select Committee on Tuesday morning, and explained why he believes mortgage rates could rise if Britain votes to leave the European Union. The governor joined Monetary Policy Committee members Ben broadbent, Gertjan Vlieghe and Martin Weale in front of the select committee. Comment?
3 min ago | via Business Journal
A new report from Seattle-based real estate research firm Estately says that Boston ranks No. Comment?
4 min ago | via Journal-Pioneer
Matt and Katherine Eye stand in front of their solar home in P.E.I. The couple has begun a solar home company. Matt started building a house in April 2014 while caring for his son Jackson, who was nearly two years old at the time. Comment?
22 min ago | via AmericanBankingNews.com
's stock had its "buy" rating reiterated by equities researchers at Liberum Capital in a report issued on Tuesday. They currently have a GBX 362 price target on the stock. Comment?
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