Sea Ranch Lakes Real Estate News
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Tuesday Dec 16 | via The Miami Herald
After a whirlwind 36 hours, North Miami Mayor Lucie Tondreau flew back to Miami to turn herself in and face charges on mortgage fraud - then emerged from the federal courthouse late Tuesday to declare her innocence. Confronted by a throng of media, Tondreau pledged to her constituents that she would beat the charges - but ducked questions about Gov. Rick Scott's order suspending her from office. Comment?
Thursday Dec 11 | via Housing Wire
Home sales in Florida have been tracking not far off from home sales nationwide, but despite this and despite population growth, there are now 1 million fewer mortgages in the Sunshine state than there were seven years ago. Florida now has more than a million fewer mortgages than seven years ago, as foreclosures have forced property owners out of the market, according to a study released Wednesday. Comment?
Monday Dec 8 | via Palm Beach Post
The Federal Housing Finance Agency announced today new mortgage down payment guidelines that will allow first-time homebuyers to get a loan with as little as 3 percent down. The loans are aimed at increasing homeownership rates, which plummeted during the housing bust, and induce millennial buyers to consider owning over renting. Comment?
Tuesday Dec 2 | via Business Journal
The Miami-based company recently purchased a site for its SLS LUX Brickell and inked a construction loan for SLS Hotel & Residences Brickell, both in Miami. Its hotel condo building boom is spreading to Broward County now. Comment?
Saturday Nov 22 | via WPTV Local News
Home listings are on the rise across South Florida -- especially in the picked-over lower price ranges, a new report shows. In Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade counties, 10,001 for-sale properties were priced below $149,950 in October, a 49 percent increase from a year ago, according to Zillow.com. Comment?
Yesterday | 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 NOLA.com
Tulane Summer Lyric Theatre has announced the lineup for its 2015 season, selecting a trio of time-tested, crowd-pleasing hits. The season opens with " Damn Yankees ," June 18-21. Comment?
19 min ago | via Star Tribune
For the first time, a Minneapolis woman and her young son will celebrate the season in a home of their own. First-time homeowner Lindsey Towler and her son, Drew Kjornes, decorated a Christmas tree in the house she bought with help from the City Of Lakes Community Land Trust. Comment?
4 hrs ago | via KOB-TV
The search for documents is on for immigrants who may qualify for a work permit and reprieve from deportation under measures President Barack Obama announced last month. Applicants must prove they were in the country continuously since Jan. 1, 2010 " a tall order for many accustomed to avoiding trails. Comment?
25 min ago | via The Jersey Journal
A Jackson loan officer was indicted on charges he was part of a large-scale mortgage fraud scheme NEWARK - A federal grand jury has charged a loan officer for a mortgage company with supplying fake documents to help unscrupulous buyers get millions of dollars in mortgages. The indictment, returned on Thursday, charged Joseph DiValli of Jackson with one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and six counts of wire fraud in an alleged scheme that ran for nearly two years, U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman said. Comment?
29 min ago | via Blown Mortgage Blog
Mortgage insurance plays a vital role in the mortgage industry. They are the backbone to the lenders for those times that borrowers default on their loans, especially those with lower credit scores and high loan-to-value ratios. Comment?
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