Alachua Real Estate News
Feb 20, 2015 | via Gainesville.com
The Gainesville-Alachua County Association of Realtors is no longer going to be endorsing candidates and won't be supporting them using RPAC funding either, according to a recent email from the organization. Instead, GACAR is making the Gainesville City Commission candidates' answers to its questionnaire available so people can read them and come to their own conclusions. Comment?
Feb 11, 2015 | via JD Supra
Service of Process: return of service is not required to expressly list the factors defining the "manner of service" contained in Section 48.031 , Florida Statutes, not included in the requirements of Section 48.21, Florida Statutes, to be valid - Koster v Sullivan , No. SC13-159 . Comment?
Jan 28, 2015 | via Business Wire
PROJECT PROGRESSING AS PLANNED: The $53 million total project is progressing on schedule and within budget, with an anticipated completion in August 2015 and occupancy in November 2015. LIGHT BUT STEADY PROFITABILITY: ERRV's cash flow is largely reliant upon turnover entrance fees, which is not inconsistent with a Type A facility. Comment?
13 hrs ago | via Business Journal
South Florida topped metro regions in the U.S. for year-over-year decreases in consumer debt in the first quarter, according to Equifax. Atlanta-based Equifax's National Consumer Trends Report indicates that the tri-county area cut its debt to $135 billion in the first quarter of 2015, down from $140 billion in the year-ago quarter. Comment?
Monday | via The Orlando Sentinel
Mortgage complaints made up more than one-third of consumer gripes received by Florida's Division of Financial Institutions last year, according to a report released Thursday. The Florida Bank Complaint Analysis, an annual look at bank performance in its eighth year, also showed that Wells Fargo has overtaken Bank of America as the institution with the most complaints filed against it in Florida. Comment?
Sunday May 3 | via The Orlando Sentinel
Canadians Edward and Arlene Fairbrother are selling their $395,000 Central Florida vacation home for a $30,000 loss but, because of favorable exchange rates, they expect to at least break even. For every U.S. dollar they collect on the sale, the Saskatchewan couple can exchange it for about $1.20 in their native currency. Comment?
Friday May 1 | via Historic City News
A recap of this week's best political and policy happenings; Historic City News brings you what you missed this week in Florida policy and politics. BUSINESS & INDUSTRY A bill that attempts to make Citizens Property Insurance Corporation's take-out program more consumer friendly by informing policyholders when multiple companies are interested in taking over their policies and limiting the number of take-out offers a policyholder receives in a six month period quietly sailed through the Legislature just before the surprise adjournment sine die of the Florida House. Comment?
Friday May 1 | via Business Journal
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OFTHE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR LAKE COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. Comment?
7 min ago | via TMCnet
Workforce management and scheduling are critical functions for every business, but in the contact center industry, these solutions, used properly, can be the difference between success and failure. Not only is the contact center an expensive function for a company, it has the potential to earn revenue, if properly handled. Comment?
8 min ago | via Skift
It took years of hemming and hawing for Expedia to decide to sign a vacation rental distribution deal with HomeAway. Now Expedia still can't decide if it really wants to go through with it. Comment?
15 min ago | via Seeking Alpha
Genworth Financial is a rather large insurance company that was spun off from General Electric in 2004. In 2014, premiums were $5.4b and total revenue $9.6b. Comment?
18 min ago | via Seeking Alpha
New York Mortgage Trust Inc. is a hybrid mortgage real estate investment trust that acquires and manages primarily real estate related assets. I have covered the name in several articles and have deemed it to be best-in-breed. Comment?
18 min ago | via Seeking Alpha
Treasury yields vs. S&P earnings yield. For those of you tired of hearing how stocks are overvalued, or in a "bubble", you can take solace that there's a reason stocks are valued as they are. Comment?
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