Clearwater Real Estate News
14 hrs ago | 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?
Thursday | via National Mortgage News
The strong credit quality of mortgage originations and profit margins that exceed other capital allocation options have drawn a growing number of new or returning players back into the business of offering warehouse lines of credit to mortgage lenders. But the combination of lower-than-expected mortgages rates and greater demand for purchase loans is helping fuel the trend, as volume for both mortgage lenders and warehouse lenders so far this year has exceeded 2014 levels. Comment?
Sunday Mar 15 | via Tampa Bay Newspapers
The Pinellas County Historic Preservation Board will host a Historic Preservation Summit and Training Wednesday, March 18, 1 p.m., at the Pinellas Realtor Organization headquarters, 4590 Ulmerton Road in Clearwater. The Historic Preservation Summit and Training is geared towards preservationists, Realtors and those interested in historic preservation. Comment?
Wednesday Mar 11 | via Tampa Bay Newspapers
After moving to Florida, the Poggi family waited 10 years, working hard to make their dreams of living in a safe and stable home a reality. 'When we came from Puerto Rico, always our heart was in a house and a home,' said Jonathan Poggi, speaking in Spanish. Comment?
Wednesday Mar 4 | via St. Petersburg Times
Voters will decide Tuesday on whether to keep their current mayor or go with a political newcomer who advocates change in policing and spending. Real estate agent Mel Lenehan, a Sunset Beach resident and landlord, is challenging Bob Minning, who has served two terms as mayor and one term as District 3 commissioner. Comment?
Yesterday | via Business Journal
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR LAKE COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION Case No:35-2013-CA-002299-XXXX-XX Division: Civil Division FEDERAL NATIONAL MORTGAGE ASSOCIATION Plaintiff, vs. UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, TRUSTEES OF M. ARNELL BROWN, ... (more) Comment?
Thursday | via Business Journal
Central Florida's foreclosure rate has held steady below 4 percent for four consecutive months, according to a new report by Corelogic. The Santa Ana, Calif.-based property data service shows the rate of Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford area foreclosures among outstanding mortgage loans was 3.24 percent in January, down 3.23 percentage points from January 2014 when the rate was 6.47 percent. Comment?
Thursday Mar 5 | via Business Journal
Who said Florida is a great place to retire? Bankrate.com, based in North Palm Beach, ranks Florida 28th on its list of best and worst states to retire.The Sunshine State has one of the highest crime rates, some of the highest living costs, and some of the worst health care in the nation, according to Bankrate.com. Click here to read the report. Comment?
Monday Mar 23 | via St. Petersburg Times
Home sales surged in the Tampa Bay area in February compared to the previous year, though price increases were far more sluggish. Housing data released Monday by Florida Realtors showed 3,213 single-family homes sold, 28.6 percent more than the previous February. Comment?
Monday Mar 23 | via The Orlando Sentinel
Home sales in Metro Orlando increased far more than the state average during February but sales-price increases lagged behind price growth in other Florida metropolitan areas, a new reporter shows. The median home price in Orange, Seminole, Lake and Osceola counties during February was $183,000, which was about $3,000 more than the median price statewide, according to a monthly report released Monday by Florida Realtors. Comment?
8 min ago | via Quincy Journal
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25 min ago | via The Jersey Journal
Students rally in front of the Statehouse on West State Street in Trenton advocating for more affordable higher education and student debt reform, in a file photo Each year, an increased number of baby boomers end up financially supporting their adult children in some way - often to the detriment of their own financial goals. Recent data from the non-profit group, American Consumer Credit Counseling suggests that almost one-third of middle aged Americans are assisting their adult children with living expenses. Comment?
29 min ago | via Xinhuanet
Standard & Poor's Ratings Services has revised Cyprus's outlook to positive from stable, citing faster than forecast budgetary consolidation, which resulted in a substantial decline in the government debt-to- GDP ratio from 2014, a statement in Nicosia said on Saturday. Though Standard and Poor's kept Cyprus's long and short term foreign and local currency sovereign credit ratings to B+/B, the outlook change is seen by analysts as a boost to the bailed-out EU country's prospects of returning to the markets. Comment?
49 min ago | via Seeking Alpha
The S&P and Dow Jones are making record highs, and U.S new home sales are at their highest levels in seven years. What could go wrong? The market is overheating , which indicates that a correction is in the near future. Comment?
49 min ago | via Seeking Alpha
MMA Capital Management is essentially a small-cap real estate asset manager that owns several assets currently unrecognized by the market, primarily due to a complicated balance sheet that understates the company's true NAV. A more extensive background can be found from the last time I wrote up MMA - then named MuniMae and trading under a different ticker - back in July '14. Comment?
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