Some good news for single family homes and condos in Miami-Dade County; sales saw a double digit jump in May.
Beer bottles and debris litter the lawn in front of a vacant home in Ft. Lauderdale, its windows covered by white boards.
As the sun set Wednesday night, 84-year-old Adline Pierre held her granddaughter, fighting tears. A young man is bent down next to her trying to comfort her. “We are here to make sure you don’t end up in the street,” Hashim Benford told her.
Following the lead of the State Senate, the Florida House has passed a hotly-contested measure aimed at speeding the state’s mortgage foreclosure process.
Homeowners who are struggling to pay their mortgages or who are facing foreclosure may find help at a free event in Miami on Wednesday.
After more than a year of negotiations, five major banks will pay approximately $26 billion to American homeowners for the banks roles in foreclosure abuses including the robosigning scandals that ravaged the industry.
We have some of the best weather in the world, except for hurricanes. We have white sand beaches, when they don’t erode. Glittering nightclubs, if you can afford it. A diverse population, if you can understand them. Lots of people think Miami is a paradise, so why does one poll call us the most miserable city in the nation?
Despite the fact that there are almost as many homes with computers as there are with televisions, the state of Florida is not yet ready to move home foreclosure notices off the printed page and onto a webpage, killing that proposal Tuesday after intense lobbying by newspapers and groups representing the elderly and minorities.
Fixing the housing market and helping families from losing their homes was a key focus for President Barack Obama during the State of the Union address Tuesday. But Americans are waiting to hear more on the plan.
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, PETA, has set its sights on OJ Simpson’s Miami home for a new museum, a vegan museum to be exact.