Thursday May 2 | via Daytona Beach News-Journal Online
During a moment of silence, Joan Olsen, left, and her daughter Emily Olsen embrace at the start of the Walk for Suicide Awareness in Kaukauna, Wis. Comment?
Wednesday May 1 | via CBS 47
SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. -- The country's largest private real estate owner, Blackstone Group, is pouring millions of dollars into the central Florida real estate market. Comment?
Tuesday Apr 30 | via Daytona Beach News-Journal Online
The four main players in what the FBI says is a mortgage fraud ring that raked in millions and encompassed dozens of properties in Volusia County and other parts of Florida pleaded not guilty to conspiracy charges in federal court on Tuesday. Comment?
Thursday Apr 25 | via Daytona Beach News-Journal Online
Long before Jim Sotolongo set his sights on Volusia County and was pegged by the FBI as the leader of a multimillion-dollar mortgage fraud scheme, he was cooperating with federal prosecutors on a cocaine and money-laundering case that could have landed him in prison for up to 33 years, a plea agreement unsealed recently shows. Comment?
Monday Apr 22 | via Daytona Beach News-Journal Online
For the first time in three years, monthly sales of existing single-family homes topped the 700 mark in Volusia County in March. Comment?
4 hrs ago | via The Orlando Sentinel
Orlando single-family home prices outperformed those in most other parts of the state during April, although the metro area's recovery still lags behind southwest Florida cities. Comment?
15 hrs ago | via St. Petersburg Times
Banks say they have given Florida homeowners $8.6 billion in relief, more than they agreed to as part of a nationwide "robo-signing" settlement - but they're not off the hook just yet. Comment?
Yesterday | via WebWire
According to a recent report by the Greater Fort Lauderdale Realtors, the median price of a single family home in Broward County rose sharply by 26 percent from a year ago, while condos jumped 27 percent, a sign that the South Florida real estate market is finally starting to rebound. Comment?
Monday | via Florida Trend
As Gov. Scott signs a $74.5 billion budget before leaving for a trade mission to Chile, he will veto a 3 percent increase in Florida college tuition and approve $65 million in extra Medicaid funding to hospitals that provide much of the care to the poor, including Tampa General and Jackson Memorial in Miami. Comment?
Friday May 17 | via OpEdNews
Florida Governor Rick Scott may have just one more day to veto Florida's big-bank friendly foreclosure act, HB 87. Comment?
3 min ago | via Fox 23
Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke leaves after he testified at a hearing before the Joint Economic Committee May 22, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Comment?
3 min ago | via Cleveland.com
Home sales continued their climb in April, besting last year's levels by wide margins in Northeast Ohio and across the country. Comment?
5 min ago | via The Miami Herald
Its uncertainty burst into view Wednesday, when Chairman Ben Bernanke testified to Congress in the morning and the Fed in the afternoon released the minutes of its last policy meeting. Comment?
27 min ago | via The National Law Journal
A New Hampshire mortgage loan origination company and its president are suing Boston's Morrison Mahoney for legal malpractice for allegedly botching malpractice claims against other lawyers. Comment?
4 hrs ago | via Forbes.com
Dylan Matthews has an opus of wonkery on government accounting, that delightfully touches on some of the geekier issues like the connection between loan payments and what it means-to-be, a question perhaps more broadly understood as something like, "what is the nature of the immortal soul." But here's the thing. Comment?