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Today’s News January 16, 2012

– Serving a military market niche After leaving Iraq, many service personnel are returning to Fla.; a Realtor can help them with their real estate challenges. Program educates public on foreclosure scams A program backed by the U.S. Congress lists signs of a scam as it encourages owners to...

Today’s News January 12, 2012

– NAHB survey: Voters value homeownership 73% of owners and renters believe it’s appropriate and reasonable for the feds to promote homeownership tax incentives. Florida Realtors PAC gets makeover Florida Realtors PAC has a new name, logo and advocacy campaign as it tackles issues impacting Realtors and homeowners.

Today’s News January 11, 2012

– HUD to release $110M in assistance grants Program focuses on improving impoverished areas and neighborhoods; under the rules, for-profit developers may apply.

Today’s News January 10, 2012

– Home builders: Twice as many ‘improving housing markets’ Home builders: 76 U.S. markets have improved in last six months, including Jacksonville, Cape Coral and Punta Gorda. Florida Realtors Mid-Winter Meetings begin It’s not too late to register at the door – or virtually visit by staying connected through...

Today’s News January 6, 2012

– Fed issues housing market white paper Report: While no one solution exists, U.S. needs easier credit, plus more modifications, refinancings and short sales.

Today’s News January 5, 2012

– 5 insurance mistakes consumers make Insurance Info Institute: Trim costs but don’t lower coverage, drop flood option or make decisions based on price alone. HUD homes: $100 downpayment in Fla. Through Oct., HUD will sell REO homes to owner-occupants who qualify for FHA financing, including 203k fix-up loans.

Today’s News January 4, 2012

– Retirees could again lead Fla. rebound Latest U.S. Census report finds Fla. No. 1 for in-migration from other states, with older adults leading the pack.

Today’s News January 3, 2012

– Florida Realtors call for Education Foundation scholarship applications Students in college or about to graduate high school may qualify; find online application, info on Citizens Property Ins. raising costs by looking at details Fla. insurer increases revenue by nixing hurricane mitigation discounts and increasing mandatory replacement costs.

Today’s News January 2, 2012

– UF survey: Florida consumer confidence jumps in Dec. UF survey: Three-point rise to 69 is the highest result in nine months and suggests cautious optimism in Fla. Final pending sales report shows 7.3% surge NAR’s latest report shows a Nov. uptick, with the number of homes under contract...

Today’s News December 22, 2011

The last post of the year! I hope that you enjoy happy holidays in the company of your loved ones. So tell me in the comments, any plans for christmas or new years? How about new years resolutions? Personally, I’m planning on making sure I keep my weight in...