Florida to buy 20K acres of Everglades wetlands
by By Katherine Kallergis on 2020-01-16 at 6:00 PM
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announced the state will purchase 20,000 acres of wetlands in the Florida Everglades from a private landowner. Kanter Real Estate owns the land, located in a water conservation area within the Everglades protection area in western Broward County. The Kanter family will sell the land for $16.5 million before June 30, or $18 million after that date, according to the Miami […]
Miami board votes to repeal Special Area Plans
by By Erik Bojnansky on 2020-01-16 at 5:30 PM
Special Area Plans have enabled developers to build massive projects in the city of Miami like Brickell City Centre, River Landing Shops and Residences, Mana Wynwood, the Miami Produce Center, and Magic City Innovation District. SAPs have also antagonized neighborhood activists who fear that such massive developments destroy the character of low-rise neighborhoods and speed up the displacement of […]
Ex-Fannie Mae employee in LA sentenced in...
by By Matthew Blake on 2020-01-16 at 4:30 PM
For years, Fannie Mae employee Shirene Hernandez would assign real estate brokers choice listings on foreclosed homes, and in return, they would pay her cash kickbacks stuffed into envelopes and delivered in parking lots, airports and coffee shops. When the crime was finally exposed, Hernandez’s role amounted to more than $3 million in corrupt commissions to brokers. On Monday, the former […]
Housing Inventory Vanishing: What Is the Impact...
by Caety James on 2020-01-16 at 6:00 AM
The real estate market is expected to do very well this year as mortgage rates remain at historic lows. One challenge to the housing industry is the lack of homes available for sale. Last week, move.com released a report showing that 2020 is beginning with the lowest available housing inventory in two years. The report
Homes Are More Affordable Today, Not Less...
by Caety James on 2020-01-15 at 6:00 AM
There’s a current narrative that owning a home today is less affordable than it has been in the past. The reason some are making this claim is because house prices have substantially increased over the last several years.
2020 Luxury Market Forecast
by Caety James on 2020-01-14 at 6:00 AM
By the end of last year, many homeowners found themselves with more equity than they realized, and at the same time their wages were increasing. When those two factors unite, it can spark homeowners to think about making a move to a larger or more expensive home in the luxury space. That said, now is
Realtor Stratton is a relocation and investment...
on 2020-01-17 at 12:00 AM
Realtor Stratton is a relocation and investment expert Danbury News Times
House hunting? Top 10 open houses this weekend...
on 2020-01-16 at 7:08 PM
House hunting? Top 10 open houses this weekend from $265K to $2.65M Charlotte Agenda
Second suspect arrested in New Year's Eve...
on 2020-01-16 at 7:00 PM
Second suspect arrested in New Year's Eve kidnapping, killing of mother, Realtor Minneapolis Star Tribun