Palm River-Clair Mel Real Estate News
Mar 23, 2015 | 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?
Mar 20, 2015 | 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?
Mar 6, 2015 | 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?
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 | 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?
Tuesday Apr 21 | via The Orlando Sentinel
Of the 1.4 million Florida homeowners who lost their houses as the real estate market collapsed, about only about a third are likely to re-enter the market with a set of house keys they could call their own. Only about 13 percent of Floridians who went through distress sales since 2006 have purchased another house, according to a report released Monday by the National Association of Realtors. Comment?
32 min ago | via The San Diego Union-Tribune
Toni-Diane Donnet, a commercial real estate broker with Keller Williams San Diego Central Coastal's Commercial Division, brokered the sale of the 27,403 Island Terrace shopping center at 1033 B Ave. This property closed escrow on March 20, 2015. Toni-Diane Donnet has been in the commercial real estate industry with Keller Williams for 5 years specializing in hospitatily. Comment?
48 min ago | via Myrtle Beach Online
Today, we stand at a crossroads in South Carolina. One path leads to opportunity. Comment?
57 min ago | via Seeking Alpha
The U.S. housing market has weakened of late due to waning buyer interest, lack of new supply, and weak wage growth. Ryland is trying to take advantage of weak supply by investing in land lots and accelerating community development, which will allow it to attract more customers. Comment?
57 min ago | via Seeking Alpha
As a result, the bank again increased estimates of future legal expenses to $3.0 billion from $2.5 billion, jeopardizing what could be paid to shareholders. Large banks have wrestled with producing positive earnings in an environment of restrictive regulations and low interest rates. Comment?
58 min ago | via Seeking Alpha
Present yields and price to book values of MORL's components provide some clues as to MORL's valuation and whether, as some fear, it is inordinately dangerous to own. I review CYS Investment's recent earnings report as further evidence as to whether MORL is fairly valued, and reach a conclusion about MORL's value. Comment?
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