Grandin Real Estate News
Oct 5, 2014 | via Natl. Relocation & Real Estate
RealtyTracA recently released its Q3 2014 Residential Property Rental Report, which ranks the best markets for buying residential rental properties. For the report, RealtyTrac analyzed median sales prices for residential properties and average fair market rents for three bedroom properties in 586 U.S. counties with a combined population of 218 million people - 71 percent of the total U.S. population. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Business Journal
Matching bills in the Florida Legislature would make it more difficult for developers to terminate condominium associations, a practice that can force some residents to lose title to their units against their will. A condo termination often occurs when a developer that owns the majority of the units wants to sell the property for convergence to rentals. 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?
4 min ago | via MLive.com
So, if you're going to need a Realtor to successfully find or sell a home, how do you find a good agent? For instance, Tomie Raines, Inc. strives for complete transparency in order to assure that you will be knowledgeable about your agent and the service they provide. To do so, they collect agent reviews from customers after each transaction to fulfill their Quality Service Certification. Comment?
12 min ago | via Times News
Lincoln Education Service Corporation, 502 W. Germanstown Parkway, Plymouth Meeting, filed an action against Carrie M. Williams, 120 Wilbur St., Weatherly, alleging she defaulted on a credit agreement. Sought is $1,722.05. Comment?
19 min ago | via Michigan Radio
As we near the vote to raise the sales tax to fund our abysmal roads, we've heard this question come up quite a bit these last few months: "Why couldn't the Legislature just do the job they were elected to do instead of passing responsibility off to the voters?" We haven't given our legislators the chance to do their jobs because we've cauterized a deep-seeded distrust into statutes and amendments to the state constitution. Potholes are just one concrete example of how Michigan's culture of distrust in politics has hurt our government's ability to function. Comment?
20 min ago | via Vancouver Sun
The death toll from Nepal's earthquake soared past 3,700 on Monday, two days after the massive quake ripped across this Himalayan nation, leaving tens of thousands shell-shocked and sleeping in streets. Cleanup begins after the Calbuco volcano, which has been dormant for more than four decades, had two large eruptions in recent days Canadian banks' exposure to low oil prices is more concerning on the consumer loan side, which includes credit cards, than to the corporate lending portfolio, according to Moody's Investors Service. Comment?
22 min ago | via The Harbor Times Soup
Nancy-Linn Nellis, 81, died Saturday, April 18, 2015, at her home in Stockton Springs, where she was under hospice care. She was born July 23, 1933, in Staten Island, N.Y., the daughter of the late Richard and Laura Nellis. Comment?
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