Sea Ranch Lakes Real Estate News
1 hr ago | via The Wichita Eagle
A south Florida man has been sentenced to nearly 12 years in federal prison in connection with a mortgage fraud scheme aimed at homeowners trying to avoid loan foreclosure. Thirty-six-year-old Jonathan L. Herbert of Lighthouse Point received a 140-month prison sentence Friday in a southern Illinois federal court district. Comment?
Monday Mar 23 | via The Real Deal
We're thrilled to announce The Real Deal South Florida is following up on the smashing success of our October publication and Miami event with a spring South Florida Market Report and showcase dedicated to the booming Broward County real estate market. The Real Deal's Broward County Forum & Showcase will take place April 23 at the Design Center of the Americas, right off 95 in Dania Beach. Comment?
Monday Mar 23 | via The Miami Herald
The median price and number of homes sold in South Florida in February rose year-over-year, according to data collected by local Realtors' groups. In Miami-Dade County, single-family home sales grew 14.2 percent last month compared to February 2014, the Miami Association of Realtors said. Comment?
Thursday Mar 19 | via ENR-Engineering News-Record
Miami's current condo boom, the story goes, began humbly enough with the 2010 start of sales for two projects: Apogee Beach in Hollywood Beach and MyBrickell in Miami. Some were shocked that the developer, Related Group of Florida, was moving ahead in the midst of the Great Recession as foreclosures were souring the national mood and lenders were hardly willing to fund condo construction. Comment?
Thursday Mar 19 | via Business Journal
The lingering problem loans from the Great Depression are starting to fade away in South Florida as the region is no longer in the Top 5 for highest foreclosure rate, according to RealtyTrac . The tri-county region has constantly been among the worst regions for foreclosure, having formerly held the top spot for most frequency of foreclosures. Comment?
Yesterday | 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 | 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?
2 hrs ago | via MetaFilter
With interest rates at an all time low , the spring home selling season should see plenty of new real estate listings. Many of those listings will feature terrible real estate photos . Comment?
18 min ago | via South Bend Area Blog
In Indiana, foreclosures "happen" through a sheriff's sale. It's a public auction and proceeds are paid to the property's lienholders. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via PR-inside.com
This report is the result of Timetric's extensive market research covering the residential construction market in the United States. It contains detailed data on market dynamics along with latest industry happenings, industry players and happening projects in the United States. Comment?
Monday Mar 23 | via News Times
Slightly more Americans bought homes in February, but tight inventories, affordability problems and nasty winter weather point to sluggish sales in the coming few months. Sales of existing homes rose 1.2 percent last month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4.88 million, a slight rebound after plunging in January yet still underperforming by historical standards, the National Association of Realtors said Monday. Comment?
38 min ago | via Fort Bend Star
The team of Linda and Todd Riddle of ReMax Fine Properties has been named Sienna Plantation's top-producing Realtor for 2014, the twelfth time the husband-and-wife team has earned the top-selling spot. Shijimon Jacob of Everest Realty finished second among the Fort Bend master-planned community's other top-producing Realtors for the year. Comment?
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