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Fla. Realtor finalist for NAR Good Neighbor Award 27 Aug 2013 | 02:03 pm
NAR recognized 10 Realtors as award finalists. One potential winner - Kenneth W. Davis with Welcome Home Realty in Boca Raton - hails from Florida.
Fla.: Temporary injunction in mortgage relief scam 27 Aug 2013 | 01:59 pm
Attorney General Bondi: Broward-based firms charged up-front fees and falsely guaranteed that defendants would have their home equity restored.
It's not much, but Aug. consumer confidence up a bit 27 Aug 2013 | 01:56 pm
The Index now stands at 81.5, up from 81.0 in July. While attitudes about today declined a bit, the Expectations Index increased to 88.7 from 86.0 last month.
Fla.'s housing market continues positive track in July 2013 26 Aug 2013 | 01:35 pm
Statewide single-family home sales rose 20.9% year-to-year while median price rose 18.7%. Condo-townhome sales increased 16.8%; median price rose 21.9%.
7 trends in real estate 26 Aug 2013 | 01:32 pm
Prepare for changes, Bruce Gardner told attendees at Florida Realtors Convention and Trade Expo. For one, agents must aggressively guard their online reputation.
Commercial real estate shows steady, moderate growth 26 Aug 2013 | 01:30 pm
NAR: Vacancy rates are generally tightening in commercial real estate sectors with modest rent growth.
REMI: Housing rebound contributes 500K new jobs 26 Aug 2013 | 01:28 pm
Analysis: The year-over-year rise in single-family home construction added 54,000 jobs in Fla. overall, with 28,100 of those in the construction industry.
HUD charges Fifth Third Bank with discriminating 23 Aug 2013 | 03:04 pm
Under Fair Housing Act, people with disabilities don't have to meet higher mortgage qualification standards if they rely on disability insurance payments.
Fannie Mae report: Economy picks up steam 21 Aug 2013 | 02:38 pm
Housing, consumer spending and manufacturing pave the way, with even better times ahead. One wildcard, however: Any Fed changes that impact interest rates.
NAR: Existing-home sales spike in July 21 Aug 2013 | 02:34 pm
NAR: Total existing sales up 6.5% month-to-month and 17.2% year-to-year, with a 13.7% price increase. Fla. housing data delayed due to technical issues.