Alachua Real Estate News
Real Estate news for Alachua, FL continually updated from thousands of sources.
15 min ago | via Business Journal
A Miami attorney is at least the fourth person to plead guilty to charges stemming from a troubled real estate project in Carrollwood. Rashmi Airan-Pace pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit wire, mail and bank fraud in connection with the purchase of The Arbors, according to a statement from the U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Florida. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Media Matters for America
A Tampa Tribune editorial supporting former Gov. Jeb Bush's decision to explore the possibility of running for president claimed that his past business dealings, which include questionable investments, taxpayer bailouts, and failed ventures, "add to his qualifications" to be president. The Tampa Tribune: Bush's Business Record "Only Adds To His Qualifications." Comment?
Yesterday | via Business Journal
For the past five years, Florida has lead the nation in mortgage fraud and this year is no different, according to a report from LexisNexis Risk Solutions. The data from the Alpharetta, Ga.-based firm says Florida's mortgage fraud rate "is more than five times the expected rate of fraud for the state," which is based on the volume of mortgages originated, according to the Miami Herald. Comment?
Tuesday | via The Miami Herald
Florida leads the nation in mortgage fraud - a dubious distinction the state has held for the past five years, according to a new report from LexisNexis Risk Solutions . The Alpharetta, Ga.-based data and analytics firm said Florida's mortgage fraud rate "is more than five times the expected rate of fraud for the state,'' based on the volume of mortgages originated. Comment?
Tuesday | via Daytona Beach News-Journal Online
Nearly a decade since problem loans and subsequent bank failures helped usher in the Great Recession, Florida's lending industry continues to be rife with fraud, a new study shows. Nationwide, mortgage application fraud also is on the rise, with nearly three-fourths of all loan activity marred by some type of misrepresentation, according to analysis released Monday by LexisNexis Risk Solutions. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Star Tribune
Average U.S. long-term mortgage rates fell this week, with the benchmark 30-year loan rate reaching a new low for the year. The rates' historically low levels could be a boon to potential homebuyers. Comment?
12 min ago | via Reuters
U.S. Bank has agreed to pay $6 million to settle an investor lawsuit that accused the U.S. Bancorp unit of violating its duties as a trustee for mortgage-backed securities that were sold by Bear Stearns before the 2008 financial crisis. The settlement was disclosed in papers filed on Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Manhattan and requires court approval. Comment?
12 min ago | via Patch.com
Kim Farina, regional vice president of Weichert, Realtors, announced that the Fallsgrove office was recognized for outstanding performance in November. The office led the region, which services Montgomery and Prince George counties, and the surrounding areas in the District of Columbia, for new home dollar volume. Comment?
14 min ago | via GantDaily.com
That's the message that a growing number of governors and legislators, mainly Republicans, are sending to their citizens. In statehouse after statehouse, new laws are being proposed and enacted that require recipients of food stamps, welfare, unemployment and other forms of public assistance to be able to pass a drug test first. Comment?
23 min ago | via Cape Gazette
The Mike Kogler Team of Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc., 236-7648, the largest Independent Residential Real Estate Company in the United States, has been recognized for the MOST LISTINGS As Real Estate Professionals, The Mike Kogler Team brings nearly 32 years of experience & a passionate commitment to providing professional service & personal attention to their clients. The Mike Kogler Team is consistently ranked as the "Top Producing" Team in the Long & Foster Rehoboth Beach Office. Comment?
Copyright © 2014 Topix LLC