(Source: CBS4)

South Florida Posts Sharp Home Ownership Declines

Fewer and fewer Floridians own their own homes. New figures released by the U.S. Census Bureau show Florida had one of the largest declines in home ownership in the nation during the past decade.


(Source: CBS4)

Report: Thousands Of Floridians Helped By Foreclosure Settlement

A national report looking at the massive $25 billion settlement that grew out of the massive foreclosure fraud problems over the last few years found that over 120,000 Floridians have received aid thanks to the program.

CBS Miami–08/23/2013

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Home Safe Home… From A Smartphone

Whether a person is at work, running errands or on vacation, what is going on back at their home is likely always on their mind.

CBS Miami–08/07/2013


Miami-Dade Expected To Approve No-Kill Animal Shelter

Howls and meows of agreement may be heard from the Miami-Dade animal control shelter Tuesday, after County Commissioners give expected approval to a plan to improve the life expectancy of dogs and cats taken there.


Police are questioning a Miami homeowner after she shot at two men who allegedly burglarized his home. (CBS4)

Miami Police: Pilfering Pair Shot By Homeowner In Midst Of Burglary

Police say two career criminals burglarized a Miami duplex in broad daylight Friday afternoon.


Citizens Property Insurance

Citizens Rates To Rise By 10.8 Percent

Homeowners with Citizens Property Insurance will see their rates increase in 2013 after the rate hike was approved Tuesday by the Florida Office of Insurance Regulations.



Late Mortgage Payments Hit 3-Year Low

South Florida’s role in the housing crisis has been well documented, but there finally may be some good news rolling in for homeowners.

CBS Miami–08/08/2012


Fla. Insurance Officials To State Farm: Stop The Bullying

State insurance officials refuse to let insurance companies bully you with high-priced rental insurance.

CBS Miami–07/25/2012

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S. Florida Real Estate Market Ripe With Deals

If you’ve got the cash, then the South Florida real estate market is ready to reward you with some large bargains. From Homestead to Coral Springs, real estate agents are starting to see a slow turnaround in the depressed Florida home market.


Florida Legislature. (Source: AP)

Opposition Growing Against Insurance Reform

As the Florida legislature moves to deregulate the homeowners insurance business, there is a late, but growing, opposition to proposals that have drawn little publicity, but promise big premium increases.