Lauderhill Real Estate News
Wednesday Apr 22 | via The Miami Herald
Home sales and prices for the region were up in March compared to the previous year, according to the latest monthly reports from the Miami Association of Realtors and the Greater Fort Lauderdale Realtors. In Miami-Dade County, sales for existing single-family homes and condos were up 6.8 percent year-over-year, with most of the growth coming from single-family. Comment?
Tuesday Apr 21 | via Business Journal
Overall commercial mortgage volume more than tripled in South Florida between 2009 and 2014, according to a study released by Miami-based BridgeInvest, a private mortgage lender. Over $11.4 billion in commercial mortgages were financed in 2014, up from about $9.8 billion in 2013 and $3.5 billion in 2009 Miami-Dade County captured the biggest slice of mortgage volume in the region in 2014 with 57 percent, followed by Palm Beach County at 23 percent and Broward County at 20 percent. Comment?
Monday Apr 20 | via Entrepreneur Magazine
Wag N' Wash stores, with their unique and fun atmosphere for pet owners and their companion animals, felt like a natural fit for the Kerndts. With the positive response to the ' Franchise Players ' series, Entrepreneur has decided to showcase the flip side -- the challenges, tips and successes of franchisors -- in our Why I Franchised Q&A interview column. Comment?
Sunday Apr 5 | via Business Journal
Good morning, South Florida. 1. Cash buyers dominating home sales Cash buyers accounted for more than half of all home and condo sales in Broward and Palm Beach counties last year, as investors squeezed out would-be home dwellers, the Sun Sentinel reports. Comment?
Saturday Apr 11 | via Times Herald-Record
Q. There was a flood a few floors above my condo, so my unit and its contents were heavily damaged. Comment?
8 hrs 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?
7 min ago | via National Mortgage News
The Data and Analytics division of Black Knight Financial Services reports the following "first look" at March 2015 month-end mortgage performance statistics derived from its loan-level database representing approximately two-thirds of the overall market. Comment?
7 min ago | via National Mortgage News
April 20, 2015 - Auction.com , LLC, the nation's leading online real estate marketplace, today announced the findings from its First Quarter 2015 Real Estate Investor Activity ReportTM, a nationwide survey of real estate investors bidding on properties offered for auction during this respective period. This research provides insight into real estate investment trends on both a national and regional level. Comment?
8 min ago | via FOX16
His fastest growing customer, at Abba's Concealed Carry, in the business that in recent months has gotten attention for its sometimes dangerous environment. Just last week a Northwest Arkansas realtor was held at gunpoint while showing a home, the unarmed agent later able to escape. Comment?
9 min ago | via Independent.ie
Finance Minister Michael Noonan is to haul in the six major lenders in the Irish marketplace, including Bank of Ireland and AIB, and ask them to reduce their mortgage interest rates. Mr Noonan yesterday said he is awaiting a report from Central Bank Governor Patrick Honohan which should give him a cost analysis of how the banks could reduce their variable rates. Comment?
15 min ago | via Concord Monitor
The New Hampshire House is once again poised to vote on a bill to bring casino gambling to the state. This time, the bill calls for two casinos. Comment?
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