Lake-Monroe Real Estate News
Real Estate news for Lake-Monroe, FL continually updated from thousands of sources.
Thursday Sep 25 | 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?
Monday Sep 8 | 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?
Monday Sep 15 | via The Orlando Sentinel
Home prices in the core Orlando market took a seasonal dip in August, dropping from a midpoint of $170,950 in July to $165,000 last month, according to a report released Monday by the Orlando Regional Realtor Association. Prices typically soften after the peak of the summer buying season, but association officials said the decline was also the result of a large number of distress properties selling last month and further depressing the region's median price. Comment?
Aug 21, 2014 | via Sacramento Bee Newspaper
The buyer who purchased Dwight Howard's estate in Seminole County, Fla., last month wasn't the Orlando market's only luxury seeker to come with cash in hand. Comment?
Aug 15, 2014 | via The Orlando Sentinel
Home prices in the core Orlando market continued a 37-month trend of increasing in July but sales dropped sharply from a year earlier and a month earlier, a new report shows. Comment?
8 hrs ago | via NBC2 News
We have a dramatic video to share with you of a great white shark attacking another great white shark. The fight was caught on camera by Adam Malski and posted on YouTube by Barcroft TV. Comment?
Tuesday | via University of Florida News
Floridians' consumer sentiment this month reached its highest level since before the Great Recession began and after it ended, according to a monthly University of Florida survey. The index inched up one point from August to 83 -- a level not seen since April 2007. Comment?
Tuesday | via Palm Beach Post
Home prices in South Florida were up 11 percent in July compared to the same time in 2013, the second highest gain in the nation, according to the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Index. The index, released this morning, measures existing home sales in 20 major metropolitan areas, and is considered one of the nation's top price indicators. Comment?
Monday Sep 29 | via Florida Trend
Call it Florida's hidden economy, one with a grayish tinge. Floridians 50 or older make up just 38 percent of the state's population. Comment?
Friday Sep 26 | via Business Journal
A new report shows 27.3 percent, or 126,547, of all residential properties with a mortgage in the Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford area were in negative equity as of the second quarter of 2014 Things are looking a little better for underwater mortgages on residential properties in Central Florida, according to a new report from CoreLogic . A total of 27.3 percent, or 126,547, of all metro Orlando homes with a mortgage were in negative equity as of this year's second quarter, an improvement over the 29.3 percent, or 136,840 properties, reported in this 2014's first quarter. Comment?
5 min ago | via Pridesource.com
Nearly thirty years ago, the area had an ethnic restaurant identity with Chinese, Middle Eastern, Mexican and Japanese cuisine filling the court with scents of curry and wasabi. Now, Braun Court, located directly across the street from Kerrytown and the Farmer's Market in Ann Arbor, is the center of what Orr describes as a "Gayborhood" and is home to the Jim Toy Community Center , Trillium Real Estate, Shout, \aut\Bar and Common Language Bookstore. Comment?
8 min ago | via Dallas Morning News
When I get calls offering me a too-good-to-be-true mortgage refinance or vacation club membership, I listen. I then ask questions, making them think they've got a fish on the hook. Comment?
10 min ago | via Ukiah Daily Journal
Real Trends recognized Realty World Selzer Realty's Joan Dooley as one of the top 300 real estate agents in California. To be considered, agents had to complete more than 50 transactions or they had to complete more than $20 million in property sales. Comment?
12 min ago | via The London Free Press
The London and St. Thomas Association of Realtors said 682 homes sold in September, up 11% from the same month last year. The real estate market got off to a dismal start at the beginning of the year, but sales started pulling ahead in May. So far this year, 6,778 homes have sold in the London area, up 7.4% from the same period in 2013. Comment?
10 min ago | via Business Journal
Modern technology has made new tools available for agents in the field who may need to signal for more immediate help. The Birmingham Association of Realtors' Ten Commandments of Agent Safety was written in 1988 and is still used in agent safety training classes today. Comment?
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