Lake-Monroe Real Estate News
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Thursday Dec 11 | via Florida Trend
Florida's job growth tumbled "significantly" in November, sliding more than 30 percent from the number of private sector jobs created in October, according to a report released Wednesday. Payroll processing company ADP estimated that Florida added 13,900 non-government jobs in November down from 20,500 a month earlier. Comment?
Tuesday Dec 9 | via The Orlando Sentinel
Seminole County on Tuesday became the first Central Florida county to create a registry of foreclosed properties that will hold banks and other lenders responsible for maintaining vacant homes - including making sure that the lawns are mowed, broken windows are repaired and pools are cleaned. The new ordinance approved unanimously by commissioners will provide some relief to frustrated residents who for years have lived near vacant houses with tall grass, algae-filled pools and peeling paint because the properties were tied up in foreclosure proceedings, county leaders said. Comment?
Nov 17, 2014 | via The Orlando Sentinel
The first real hint that Orlando's housing market could be returning to normal emerged Monday when a new report showed that home prices last month had increased 3.9 percent from a year earlier. The median home sales price in the core Orlando market for October was $160,000, up from $154,000 a year ago. Comment?
Sep 25, 2014 | via The Orlando Sentinel
Mortgage tech firm Digital Risk LLC's top executive Peter Kassabov is leaving the once fast-growing company as it now wrestles with an unexpected business downturn. Company president Alex Santos is also exiting. Comment?
Sep 8, 2014 | via The Orlando Sentinel
Seminole County has launched an audit of mortgage-technology company Digital Risk LLC to track whether it is complying with an incentive deal that has already paid out hundreds of thousands of dollars to the company, county officials said this week. The examination, which began in August, will scrutinize the company's increasing use of temporary, or "flex," workers to cut costs amid turbulence in its mortgage-risk analysis business, officials said. Comment?
19 hrs ago | via GlobeSt.com
Start the day with the information that matters to you. Read GlobeSt.com's Florida AM Alert for coverage of transactions, events and newsmakers from across the Southeast. Comment?
Thursday | via Business Journal
A Miami attorney is at least the fourth person to plead guilty to charges stemming from a troubled real estate project in Carrollwood. Rashmi Airan-Pace pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit wire, mail and bank fraud in connection with the purchase of The Arbors, according to a statement from the U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Florida. Comment?
Thursday | via Media Matters for America
A Tampa Tribune editorial supporting former Gov. Jeb Bush's decision to explore the possibility of running for president claimed that his past business dealings, which include questionable investments, taxpayer bailouts, and failed ventures, "add to his qualifications" to be president. The Tampa Tribune: Bush's Business Record "Only Adds To His Qualifications." Comment?
Wednesday Dec 17 | via Business Journal
For the past five years, Florida has lead the nation in mortgage fraud and this year is no different, according to a report from LexisNexis Risk Solutions. The data from the Alpharetta, Ga.-based firm says Florida's mortgage fraud rate "is more than five times the expected rate of fraud for the state," which is based on the volume of mortgages originated, according to the Miami Herald. Comment?
Tuesday Dec 16 | via The Miami Herald
Florida leads the nation in mortgage fraud - a dubious distinction the state has held for the past five years, according to a new report from LexisNexis Risk Solutions . The Alpharetta, Ga.-based data and analytics firm said Florida's mortgage fraud rate "is more than five times the expected rate of fraud for the state,'' based on the volume of mortgages originated. Comment?
7 min ago | via SouthCoastToday.com
DEAR BENNY: My house was substantially damaged by a fire. My insurance company has been very responsive, but I have just been advised that they will be sending me a check for the damage payable to me and to my mortgage lender? Is this legal? DEAR CARLOS: Unfortunately, yes. Comment?
1 hr ago | via WebWire
Leading financial counseling company across Canada warns against adding to personal debt during the tempting Holiday season to avoid hardship in 2015 - especially when interest rates are due to begin to rise. We can reduce your debt right now by between 50-90% and help you turn your financial future around in 2015 with just a simple, free phone call to learn what your personal options are. Comment?
Monday Nov 24 | via The Aspen Times
In a deal announced late Thursday, Douglas Elliman Real Estate said it has acquired Joshua & Co., one of Aspen's major realty firms led by longtime broker Joshua Saslove. "It's definitely going to change the complexion of the real estate market in Aspen," Saslove said Friday. Comment?
10 hrs ago | via jdsupra.com
The NMLS recently released its NMLS Mortgage Industry Report 2014 Q3 Update . According to the report, there were 343,800 state-licensed mortgage loan originators during the 2014 third quarter, a 10 percent increase from 311,589 in the 2013 third quarter. Comment?
12 hrs ago | via jdsupra.com
The provisions detail a new regime for privately placed, exchange-traded, and asset-backed securities in China. On November 19, the China Securities Regulatory Commission issued the long-awaited Provisions on Administration of the Asset Securitization Business of Securities Companies and Fund Management Subsidiaries  , which repeals its 2013 predecessor. Comment?
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