St. Petersburg Real Estate News
Wednesday Apr 1 | via St. Petersburg Times
A turtle named Ricky Bobby, foreground, waits to be released as Clearwater Marine Aquarium volunteer Brittany Workman carries Yoda out to deeper water. Aquarium staff and volunteers released four rehabilitated sea turtles Thursday, three at Honeymoon Island in Dunedin and one on the east coast of Florida where it had been rescued. Comment?
Tuesday Mar 31 | via Bloomberg
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. -- Home prices in 20 U.S. cities appreciated at a faster pace in the year ended in January, indicating the residential real-estate market continues to firm. Comment?
Saturday Mar 28 | via Tampa Bay Newspapers
Registration is underway for the 12th annual Fair Housing Symposium, presented by the Tampa Bay Fair Housing Consortium, on Friday, April 17, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., at the Greater Tampa Association of Realtors auditorium, 2918 W. Kennedy Blvd. in Tampa. The event, co-sponsored by the Pinellas County Office of Human Rights, provides fair housing information useful for housing providers, real estate agents, property managers, attorneys, government officials, apartment personnel and the public. Comment?
Friday Mar 27 | via St. Petersburg Times
These have not been easy years for the state court system. The courts were starved for cash during the economic recession. Comment?
Tuesday Mar 24 | via The Day
Washington - Sales of previously owned homes fell short of a 5 million annual rate in February for a second month, showing an industry struggling to gain traction amid rising prices and a lack of inventory. Closings, which usually take place a month or two after a contract is signed, rose 1.2 percent to a 4.88 million annual rate, the National Association of Realtors reported Monday in Washington. Comment?
Friday | via Daily Kos
Laura Coleman Biggs and her experience with Bank of America is absolutely criminal. When her husband George Mitchell passed away, 12 years ago this month, Ms. Comment?
Thursday Apr 16 | via The Wichita Eagle
For more than a decade after her husband died, Laura Coleman Biggs paid her mortgage to a Bank of America subsidiary. She was never told, even as she was weeks from losing her home, that her husband had actually protected her against foreclosure. Comment?
Thursday Apr 16 | via National Mortgage News
Soaring home prices continue to tamp down foreclosures in Southwest Florida, besting both the national and state average, a new study by RealtyTrac shows. "Southwest Florida was one of the first areas to be hit hard by the foreclosure crisis, but it's one of the ones coming back the fastest," said Daren Blomquist, vice president of the Irvine, Calif.-based housing research firm. Comment?
Tuesday Apr 14 | via New York Daily News
South Florida billionaire and onetime State Senate hopeful Jeff Greene wants $125 million for a small SoHo building he bought for just $26.27 million four years ago, the Daily News has learned. Greene, who made his first billion by shorting bonds backed by risky mortgages going into the recession, snagged the seven-unit, cast-iron rental building, at 62 Wooster St. in 2011 and filed plans to convert it into a luxe condo. Comment?
Tuesday Apr 14 | via GlobeSt.com
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7 min ago | via Worcester Telegram & Gazette
The last man to shoot an American president now spends most of the year in a house overlooking the 13th hole of a golf course in a gated community. He likes taking walks, plays guitar and paints, eats at Wendy's and drives around in a Toyota. Comment?
39 min ago | via Worcester Telegram & Gazette
In this March 18 photo, visitors arrive for the grand opening of Gibson Santa Monica, a new luxury apartment building in downtown Santa Monica, Calif. The average U.S. rent has climbed 14 percent to $1,124 since 2010, according to commercial property tracker Reis Inc. That's four percentage points faster than inflation and more than double the rise in U.S. home prices over the same period. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Recordpub.com
Statistics provided by the Ohio Supreme Court show that foreclosure filings declined in the state in 2014 for the fifth straight year. Comment?
1 hr ago | via The Daily Record
Searching for a new home can be daunting. There are so many factors to consider: number of bathrooms, yard space, zoning restrictions and location. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Seeking Alpha
Krugman says we do not need new economic models, we just need to make better use of the ones we already have. Indeed, even very old models that we long since consigned to dusty archives can help remind us of things we have forgotten about. Comment?
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