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Saturday Mar 28 | via Tampa Bay Newspapers
Registration is underway for the 12th annual Fair Housing Symposium, presented by the Tampa Bay Fair Housing Consortium, on Friday, April 17, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., at the Greater Tampa Association of Realtors auditorium, 2918 W. Kennedy Blvd. in Tampa. The event, co-sponsored by the Pinellas County Office of Human Rights, provides fair housing information useful for housing providers, real estate agents, property managers, attorneys, government officials, apartment personnel and the public. Comment?
Friday Mar 27 | 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?
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?
13 hrs ago | 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?
14 hrs ago | 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?
Thursday Mar 26 | 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?
13 min ago | via The First Post
The Bank of England is to impose stress tests on UK banks to establish whether they can withstand a series of disasters. The banks will face scenarios including a dramatic slowdown in China, a contraction in the eurozone, the worst deflation since the 1930s or a fall in UK interest rates to zero. Comment?
18 min ago | via Daily Kos
Whenever someone tells me that housing and the economy is recovering, and that Obama is doing such a good job bringing these things back, the market is 18k...blah, blah, blah...I just chuckle...because they don't track the same information I do for my business...bottomline, we are no where near a recovery, the banks are on life support...the game is rigged. And before someones head esplodes and starts rattling off all the good things about Obamanomics, let me just say, if your name is not Merlin the Wizard it's very little you can do to fix the mess the spreadsheet cowboys on Wall Street created....that's just the bottomline. Comment?
22 min ago | via Seeking Alpha
Due to plummeting gaming revenue in Macau, shares of Melco Crown have taken a beating over the past year, falling by around half its late March 2014 share price. Some investors may find it an attractive turnaround play but with a high P/E and significant downside potential in Macau's gaming market due to weak housing, things appear risky. Comment?
29 min ago | via The Washington Post
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. -- Walid Zahra has a 25-minute trip home from his office in Dubai -- if you don't count the two hours he spends waiting at a cafA for the traffic to clear. Comment?
50 min ago | via Silicon Alley Insider
As stock market investors cheer Beijing's latest bid to boost the country's ailing housing sector, Chinese bankers are gritting their teeth over the risks they face in further relaxing lending rules to home buyers. Alarmed by persistent weakness in the property market and its increasing drag on the economy, policymakers said on Monday they were cutting downpayments levels for the second time in six months and offering bigger tax breaks. Comment?
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