Coconut Creek Real Estate News
Saturday Mar 28 | via The Wichita Eagle
A south Florida man has been sentenced to nearly 12 years in federal prison in connection with a mortgage fraud scheme aimed at homeowners trying to avoid loan foreclosure. Thirty-six-year-old Jonathan L. Herbert of Lighthouse Point received a 140-month prison sentence Friday in a southern Illinois federal court district. Comment?
Monday Mar 23 | via The Real Deal
We're thrilled to announce The Real Deal South Florida is following up on the smashing success of our October publication and Miami event with a spring South Florida Market Report and showcase dedicated to the booming Broward County real estate market. The Real Deal's Broward County Forum & Showcase will take place April 23 at the Design Center of the Americas, right off 95 in Dania Beach. Comment?
Monday Mar 23 | via The Miami Herald
The median price and number of homes sold in South Florida in February rose year-over-year, according to data collected by local Realtors' groups. In Miami-Dade County, single-family home sales grew 14.2 percent last month compared to February 2014, the Miami Association of Realtors said. Comment?
Thursday Mar 19 | via ENR-Engineering News-Record
Miami's current condo boom, the story goes, began humbly enough with the 2010 start of sales for two projects: Apogee Beach in Hollywood Beach and MyBrickell in Miami. Some were shocked that the developer, Related Group of Florida, was moving ahead in the midst of the Great Recession as foreclosures were souring the national mood and lenders were hardly willing to fund condo construction. Comment?
Thursday Mar 19 | via Business Journal
The lingering problem loans from the Great Depression are starting to fade away in South Florida as the region is no longer in the Top 5 for highest foreclosure rate, according to RealtyTrac . The tri-county region has constantly been among the worst regions for foreclosure, having formerly held the top spot for most frequency of foreclosures. Comment?
5 hrs ago | via Palm Beach Post
South Florida is taking runner-up for the highest home price increases in January, falling behind Denver, but still outpacing San Francisco, Dallas and Portland. According to the Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller index released this morning for January, home prices in Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade counties were up 8.3 percent compared to the same time in 2014. Comment?
Yesterday | via JD Supra
Marketable Record Title Act: right-of-way held by Florida Department of Transportation qualifies for right of way exception under MRTA and remainder of property held in fee by Florida Department of Transportation is also excluded Florida Department of Transportation v. Clipper Bay Investments, LLC , No. Comment?
Yesterday | via Inman Real Estate News
A former Florida Realtor could be facing prison time over his alleged role in a mortgage fraud conspiracy at a 390-unit condo complex that prosecutors say cost mortgage lenders more than $15 million. Joseph Pasquale, 38, a resident of Worcester, Massachusetts, is accused of helping developers convert a Tampa apartment complex into condominiums during the housing boom by enticing buyers with hefty cash payments that were concealed from mortgage lenders. Comment?
Sunday | via Natl. Relocation & Real Estate
Moneycorp noted a spike in the number of Britons making international payments for U.S. property purchases in January this year. As the Christmas vacation receded and the winter weather continued, Brits sought to fight the January blues by investing in a place in the sun. Comment?
Friday Mar 27 | via The Real Deal
The South Florida real estate market experienced its fourth straight year of record-breaking sales, fueled by a continuing surge of wealthy Latin America buyers, according to a report released Friday, conducted by the National Association of Realtors for the Miami Association of Realtors. "The difference between Miami today and Miami of a year or two ago is the ultra-high net worth individual," said Teresa King Kinney, CEO of the Miami Association of Realtors, who presented the report Friday at the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce's South Florida Real Estate Summit at Jungle Island. Comment?
7 min ago | via Business North
The unemployment rate has declined, more construction is taking place and there's a high rate of home ownership in the region, all of which signify a strengthening economy. Those were key 'Big Picture' trends cited Tuesday in the third Regional Economic Indicators Forum , sponsored by National Bank of Commerce . Comment?
7 min ago | via Clickz
In his session at ClickZ Live New York, TD Bank's Nick Necsulescu shared the importance of multichannel attribution in making good marketing optimization decisions. Multichannel attribution is the key to making good marketing optimization decisions, yet too many marketers still rely on non-attribution reports, potentially up to 75 percent. Comment?
10 min ago | via Red Deer Advocate
The chief economist of Alberta's Crown-owned financial institution says the province's economy is slowing significantly due to slumping oil prices. He says housing starts remain stable, but the residential real estate market is soft, which suggests construction activity will cool. Comment?
10 min ago | via GlobalNews
Cheryl Preminger immigrated to Canada with a dream of owning a home in this country. That dream was quickly shattered when she suddenly lost her husband to cancer and lost her job. Comment?
11 min ago | via Yahoo!
Wall Street stocks have tumbled, snapping a two-day winning streak to close the first quarter on a sour note as volatility in equity markets stays high. At the closing bell on Tuesday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average stood at 17,779.99, down 196.32 points . Comment?
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