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Cash Is King In Florida Real Estate

When it comes to buying a house or condo in Florida, cash is king. Almost two-thirds of Florida housing sales in the first quarter of this year were done in cash, according to the study by the research firm, RealtyTrac.

05/08/2014

(Source: CBS)

Home Sales Up Across The State In September

Sales of single family home sales in the state were up nearly 20% compared to the same period last year. Florida Realtors said 18,490 sales closed statewide on existing single-family homes in September, and increase of 18.8% compared to last September.

10/22/2013

(Source: CBS)

State AG Sues Broward Co. Over Mortgage Help Claims

TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/AP) — A Broward company which allegedly preyed on homeowners in danger of losing their homes is being sued by the state. On Wednesday, state Attorney General Pam Bondi’s office filed a lawsuit against […]

08/08/2013

(Source: CBS4)

For Fifth Month, Florida Leads Nation In Foreclosures

Florida’s foreclosure crisis refuses to ease up, according to new data.

CBS4–02/14/2013

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South Florida Foreclosures Higher In 2012 Than In 2011

While South Florida’s economy as a whole is recovering, the housing market is doing the opposite.

CBS4–01/11/2013

(Source: CBS)

S. Fla. Home Prices Rise 8.5 Percent In October Vs. 2011

By now, we know the drill. For homeowners, it’s great news. For those looking to buy, it’s terrible. Home prices rose again in October, placing South Florida counties in fifth place on a home price index’s list of highest annual gains.

CBS4–12/26/2012

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2012 Year Ender: A Look Back At The Local Economy

The rising price of gas, Facebook’s stumble on Wall Street and the end of the Twinkie made business headlines nationwide. Here in South Florida improved tourism, improved real estate values and new local construction projects were the talk of the town in the business community.

12/24/2012

Housing

Home Resales, Prices In South Florida Continue Recovery

Despite a lagging economy, South Florida’s housing market continues to improve. The median price for an existing single-family home in Miami-Dade rose 5.8 percent to $185,000 in October from a year earlier.

CBS4–11/19/2012

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Experts Taking Closer Look At Obama’s Foreclosure Plan

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.

CBS4–01/25/2012

(Source: CBS4)

Realtor: S. Fla. Already On Road To Housing Recovery

The real estate outlook may look bleak across the country, but analysts say South Florida is already on the road to recovery.

CBS4–12/16/2011

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