Sea Ranch Lakes 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?
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?
8 min ago | via Sun-Star
SOME 500 families now occupy their new homes in a 6.5-hectare relocation site in Barangay Paknaan, Mandaue City. The families are part of the 1,200 identified beneficiaries of the City Government's housing project for residents living along the Mahiga Creek and Butuanon River. Comment?
10 min ago | via Bangor Daily News
A bill meant to help municipal governments in Maine more quickly deal with abandoned and blighted properties is picking up solid support in the Legislature. The measure, LD 1203 , sponsored by Sen. Nate Libby, D-Lewiston, is scheduled for a work session and possible vote before the Legislature's Judiciary Committee on Monday, April 27. "Because of abandoned properties in my hometown, we are faced with blight, public safety hazards, theft, vandalism, and demolition costs at the taxpayers' expense," Libby said in a prepared statement. Comment?
29 min ago | via Times Herald-Record
This spring will be a good time to buy or sell a home. But life isn't perfect, so expect to run into a couple of hurdles, especially if you are a buyer. Comment?
46 min ago | via SouthCoastToday.com
Century 21 Signature Properties is proud to announce the addition of another experienced real estate sales professional to its team. Nicole Mello joins Century 21 Signature Properties from a local independent firm. Comment?
49 min ago | via Atlanta Real Estate Forum
Despite favorable interest rates, becoming a first-time buyer while trying to stick to a budget can be tough in today's real estate market. But as two new owners at Manchester Walk in Lawrenceville recently discovered, it's not only possible but pleasurable to work through the process to become an owner. Comment?
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