Palm River-Clair Mel Real Estate News
Monday Mar 23 | via Florida Trend
Real estate agents and analysts say more homeowners are testing the market because higher home values have restored the equity they lost during the housing bust. The changing landscape is giving a boost to the traditional spring selling season. Comment?
Friday Mar 20 | via St. Petersburg Times
The best hope for condominium owners being forced out of their homes as their buildings are converted to apartments is a legislative fix. The best hope for condominium owners being forced out of their homes as their buildings are converted to apartments is a legislative fix. Comment?
Friday Mar 6 | via Business Journal
The redevelopment of a prime South Tampa corner that's home to Palma Ceia Liquors and other assorted small retailers appears to be moving forward. Wagner Property Group has closed on assemblage of parcels at the corner of South Dale Mabry Highway and West Estrella Street, paying $3 million for 1.4 acres, according to Hillsborough County property records. Comment?
Feb 25, 2015 | via St. Petersburg Times
Art lovers helped raise $354,000 with a silent auction of 65 pieces and eight striking artworks auctioned live at TPepin's Hospitality Centre. Madge Judge earned the Charlie Hounchell Leadership Award for community service. Comment?
Feb 24, 2015 | via Business Journal
Crescent Communities is planning 374 new apartments in the heart of Tampa's Westshore district, near International Plaza and within walking distance of hotels, restaurants and office buildings. A notice of commencement - documentation required for any construction project greater than $2,500 - was filed in Hillsborough County on Tuesday, as were mortgage documents for a $43 million construction loan from Citizens Bank. Comment?
Thursday | 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?
Thursday Mar 26 | via Business Journal
Central Florida's foreclosure rate has held steady below 4 percent for four consecutive months, according to a new report by Corelogic. The Santa Ana, Calif.-based property data service shows the rate of Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford area foreclosures among outstanding mortgage loans was 3.24 percent in January, down 3.23 percentage points from January 2014 when the rate was 6.47 percent. Comment?
Thursday Mar 5 | via Business Journal
Who said Florida is a great place to retire? Bankrate.com, based in North Palm Beach, ranks Florida 28th on its list of best and worst states to retire.The Sunshine State has one of the highest crime rates, some of the highest living costs, and some of the worst health care in the nation, according to Bankrate.com. Click here to read the report. Comment?
Monday Mar 23 | via St. Petersburg Times
Home sales surged in the Tampa Bay area in February compared to the previous year, though price increases were far more sluggish. Housing data released Monday by Florida Realtors showed 3,213 single-family homes sold, 28.6 percent more than the previous February. Comment?
Monday Mar 23 | via The Orlando Sentinel
Home sales in Metro Orlando increased far more than the state average during February but sales-price increases lagged behind price growth in other Florida metropolitan areas, a new reporter shows. The median home price in Orange, Seminole, Lake and Osceola counties during February was $183,000, which was about $3,000 more than the median price statewide, according to a monthly report released Monday by Florida Realtors. Comment?
6 min ago | via Waikato Times
Real Estate Institute of New Zealand statistics show 308 houses sold in the city in February, up 60 per cent from 193 in the same month last year. While the median price slightly dropped, local real estate agents say other factors are in play, and the actual price of a house has increased significantly. Comment?
11 min ago | via The New Zealand Herald
Renters are paying up to $60 more a week than they were a year ago for properties across some of Auckland's 30 suburbs. The property management company looked at median prices over the six months to February 2015, compared with the same period last year. Comment?
32 min ago | via Seeking Alpha
Fixed income securities are the preferred choice of investors who are ready to forgo capital growth for regular income flows. The expense involved in creating such a portfolio of bonds from different categories may be quite considerable. Comment?
51 min ago | via Christian Science Monitor
Credit cards are a cornerstone of Americans' purchasing habits, but knowing how to use them is important. And part of that is knowing how to separate truth from myth when it comes to credit cards. Comment?
53 min ago | via Scotsman.com
The place has to have atmosphere, the food has to be good - knowing my sister, a decent steak may well be required - something a little bit special, but not in the I-might-need-a-second-mortgage bracket. Mother and I are running out of ideas, so why not ask Birthday Girl herself? Situated in what was once an 18th-century asylum, between Edinburgh's student heartland and the Old Town, Hotel du Vin opened in the capital in 2008, part of the popular luxury boutique hotel chain. Comment?
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