Eustis Real Estate News
Mar 26, 2015 | via The Orlando Sentinel
A mandatory bidder's conference, which is required to apply for Lake County Health and Human Services Division grant for children's and health and human-services programs, was scheduled for today has been rescheduled for Tuesday from 2 to 5 p.m. Another conference is set for April 3 from 9 a.m. to noon. Both conferences will be held in Rooms A and B on the second floor of the Lake County Emergency Communications and Operations Center, 425 W. Alfred St., Tavares. Comment?
Jan 13, 2015 | via The Orlando Sentinel
Investors beat homebuyers to snap up cheap homes in Orlando in recent years, but new mortgage options might open a few doors , particularly for first-time buyers. During the past month, mortgage- finance giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac detailed plans to accept mortgages with down payments as low as 3 percent. Comment?
Tuesday Apr 21 | via WZVN-TV Fort Myers
Some people in Florida may have had their credit card information stolen at the pump - since the state identified 81 skimmers including three in Southwest Florida - during a statewide sweep. Some people in Florida may have had their credit card information stolen at the pump - since the state identified 81 skimmers including three in Southwest Florida - during a statewide sweep. Comment?
Thursday Apr 23 | via News 4 Jax
Homeowners now required to have flood insurance could save hundreds, if not thousands on their flood policies under legislation already approved by the state Senate and given tentative approval Thursday afternoon by the House. Imagine the initial mortgage on a coastal property was $350,000, but its owners owe less than half that. Comment?
Wednesday Apr 22 | via Business Journal
The South Florida residential real estate market posted gains on all fronts in March, especially for single-family homes sales, according to the latest Florida Realtors report. There were 4,328 sales of existing single-family homes in the tri-county area in March, up 21.5 percent from a year ago. Comment?
Wednesday Apr 22 | via The Orlando Sentinel
Home sales increased more in Metro Orlando than in most cities throughout Florida from a year ago, a new report shows. Sales of single-family houses were up by more than a third in the four-county Orlando metro area from March 2014. Comment?
Tuesday Apr 21 | via The Orlando Sentinel
Of the 1.4 million Florida homeowners who lost their houses as the real estate market collapsed, about only about a third are likely to re-enter the market with a set of house keys they could call their own. Only about 13 percent of Floridians who went through distress sales since 2006 have purchased another house, according to a report released Monday by the National Association of Realtors. Comment?
8 min ago | via The Republic
FRANKFURT, Germany - Deutsche Bank says its reorganization will mean spinning off its Postbank branches in Germany through a share offering, closing offices in some countries, and eliminating less profitable business at its investment banking division Bank co-CEOs Juergen Fitschen and Anshu Jain made the announcements Monday as they provided more detail about the bank's reorganization announced Friday. Deutsche Bank has struggled to maintain the profits investors want to see while meeting regulatory demands to reduce risk, setting aside billions to settle allegations of past misconduct, and reducing overhead costs. Comment?
10 min ago | via RTE.ie
New figures from the Fitch rating agency shows that for the first time since 2005, Irish mortgages in arrears by more than three months posted a "sustained decline" to 17.7% in the second quarter of 2015. In its Mortgage Market Index report for Ireland, Fitch said the fall is due to "ongoing servicing activities" by the banks which are aimed at resolving long-term arrears cases. Comment?
15 min ago | via York Press
I'M OFF on a magical mystery tour and I'm not enjoying it one bit. When I'm not sitting blankly in front of my computer screen about to embark on a mystery tour of my mind in a bid to write this weekly column, I'm one of those many thousands who run their own small business. Comment?
27 min ago | via Barriere Star Journal
Tony Tintinalli of the Bank of Montreal says it starts with examining the scope of your home renovation project, the budget and the required contingency fund. "The most cost-effective way, if you're going to borrow, is to use equity in your house," said Tintinalli, BMO's regional vice-president of personal banking. Comment?
42 min ago | via Vallejo News
Britain's biggest banks face another 19 billion pounds of charges relating to past misconduct over the next two years, ratings agency Standard & Poor's said in a report on Monday. S&P said Britain's banks and customer-owned lenders had incurred 48 billion pounds in misconduct and litigation charges over the past five years. Comment?
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