Housing sales bounce back in September

Sales usually slow in the fall, but the housing market posted a strong September. The National Association of Realtors says existing home sales in September were up 4.7 percent from August and 8.8 percent higher than September...

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Orlando Condo Investor Update

With spring in Orlando already well underway, were seeing uptick in the number of enquiries we are receiving from our clients who are thinkng about either exiting the marketplace, or acquiring new properties. As those of you who...

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The Confusion Continues: New FHA Rules

Sometimes it's just easiest to remember that (with one or two exceptions) there are no loans on condos right now....

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Orlando Buyer Market Is Over!?

Yep. It is if you're an investor looking for a condo deal under $50K....

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The Makings of a Virtuous Circle

Hooray!  Our money woes are a thing of the past!  President Obama had a rousing show of support at the recent G-20 economic summit, where the leaders of the 20 most economically influential countries in the world convene...

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How does $8,000 in your pocket sound to you?

There are a lot of volatile cross-currents washing through the financial markets right now.  If we were not sure about things a month ago, we're hopelessly confused now.  The big stimulus package, a new pile of national...

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Fannie Mae Tightens The Noose (Again)

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Boortz Says “Buy!”

Long time talk show host and co- author of The Fair Tax Book Neil Boortz said this morning that anyone looking to invest needed to forget about the stock market and look at real estate.  When consulting a want-to-be...

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Countdown to Stimulus Stimulation!

In a moment of profound unpreparedness, our brand-spanking new Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner spoke on Tuesday about the 'details' of the upcoming stimulus package.  After no ‘details' whatsoever were declared, the stock...

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News Flash – Keep That Tax Credit

Last August we reported on the $7500 tax credit available to first time home buyers....

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Orlando Market Analysis

For those of you waiting for ‘bottom' in Orlando - ask yourself this question: how will you know when that day comes? Are you waiting for the media to tell you it's ok to get back in the water? Or are you studying the market...

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Bailout Dollars Hit Florida

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has backed releasing $91 million for Florida municipalities to deal with the foreclosure crisis....

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