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FLORIDA REALTORS: Mortgage Rates Head Up Again – 30-Year At 3.81%
Press release submission | Jul 22, 2019

Freddie Mac economist: Continued improvement in consumer spending and optimism over an expected Fed cut of short-term interest rates helped spark the increase.

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FLORIDA REALTORS: May home construction slips 0.9%

By Press release submission | Jun 24, 2019

U.S. home construction slipped a bit in May as a sharp drop in single-family construction

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FLORIDA REALTORS: Will the Fed cut interest rates this month

By Press release submission | Jun 10, 2019

Although Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell played down speculation of an interest-rate cut this summer only last month

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FLORIDA REALTORS: Storm season could be met with ‘skittishness’

By Press release submission | Jun 3, 2019

SA faded banner, draped across the second-story balcony of a weather-battered shell of a home, sends a message: "Mexico Beach will rise again."

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FLORIDA REALTORS: Orlando Realtor sued for refusing to rent to felons

By Press release submission | May 27, 2019

An Orlando Realtor who operates as a property manager was talking to a potential renter recently who said he had a felony conviction on his record.

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FLORIDA REALTORS: Program to boost credit scores requires bank account access

By Press release submission | May 20, 2019

Actor and activist Hill Harper, no stranger to offering advice on building financial security, is about to embark on a new venture with Experian to help consumers tap into some technology to instantly improve their credit scores.

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FLORIDA REALTORS: FBI report: 11,800 internet real estate scams in 2018

By Press release submission | May 13, 2019

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Internet Complaint Center (IC3) released its annual report on internet crimes.

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FLORIDA REALTORS: Long-term mortgage rates hit 4.2%, up for 4th week

By Press release submission | Apr 29, 2019

U.S. long-term mortgage rates rose this week for the fourth straight week

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FLORIDA REALTORS: Zillow Group sued for inaccessible website

By Press release submission | Apr 22, 2019

Two visually impaired Massachusetts women filed a lawsuit against Zillow group (Fredericka Nellon and Sofia Montano vs. Zillow Group Inc.)

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FLORIDA REALTORS: House flipping back to pre-crisis levels

By Press release submission | Apr 15, 2019

Although house flipping has risen to nearly the same level as it was during the 2006 peak of the housing boom, a new CoreLogic Inc.

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Orlando home sales, March 31-April 6, 2019

By Local Labs News Service | Apr 8, 2019

According to BlockShopper.com, the following residential sales were reported for the week of March 31-April 6, 2019.

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FLORIDA REALTORS: Mortgages more likely now for self-employed clients

By Press release submission | Apr 8, 2019

The two largest sources of mortgage money in the United States want self-employed loan shoppers to know that their chances of getting a home loan approved have increased.

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FLORIDA REALTORS: Court strikes down NAR’s health insurance plan

By Press release submission | Apr 2, 2019

A federal judge ruled last week that the Department of Labor's act allowing associations to offer healthcare plans was illegal.

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Home sales in Orlando, March 24-30, 2019

By Local Labs News Service | Apr 1, 2019

According to BlockShopper.com, the following residential sales were reported for the week of March 24-30, 2019.

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Christina and Laura Chilcutt acquire 8252 Mistral Drive, Orlando

By Local Labs News Service | Mar 27, 2019

On March 28, 2019, Christina and Laura Chilcutt purchased a home at 8252 Mistral Drive, Orlando from Ryan K. McCausland for $453,500.

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FLORIDA REALTORS: FHA clamps down on risky government-backed mortgages

By Press release submission | Mar 27, 2019

The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) informed lenders that it will start flagging more high-risk loans.

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V12 Promotions LLC acquires 14858 Honeycrisp Lane, Orlando

By Local Labs News Service | Mar 19, 2019

On March 20, 2019, Edith Thompson purchased a five bedroom, four bathroom home at 14858 Honeycrisp Lane, Orlando from V12 Promotions LLC for $480,000.

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