Housing

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Florida Led Nation In Short Sales Of Homes In April

Several Florida metro areas led the pack when it came to short sales of homes in April. Orlando, Lakeland, Tampa, and Palm Bay had the highest rates of short sales in the nation, according to the research firm RealtyTrac.

06/02/2014

(l-r) Dolphins GM Dennis Hickey, Dolphins President & CEO Tom Garfinkel, AARP President Lisa Marsh Ryerson, Dolphins coach Joe Philbin and Senior Vice President & Chief Revenue Officer Jeremy Walls.
(Source: Miami Dolphins)

Miami Dolphins Partner With AARP Foundation To Benefit Older Adults

The Miami Dolphins announced Tuesday that the team has partnered with the AARP Foundation to help older adults in South Florida.

05/27/2014

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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: CBS4)

Florida Has 2nd Highest Rate Of Homes Underwater

Nearly a third of all homeowners in Florida are seriously underwater. According to a new report released by RealtyTrac 31 percent of homes in Florida were underwater in the first quarter.

04/21/2014

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Pick A Pocket Or Two: February Real Estate Recap

Due to frigid conditions in much of the nation, February’s real estate wrap-up required boots and a shovel, as well as deeper pockets.

03/01/2014

Child shot in cheek by drive-by shooting talks with CBS4
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CBS4 Exclusive: 9-Year Old Victim Of Drive-By Shooting Speaks Out

A 9-year-old child who was wounded when his Miami home was riddled with bullets Friday in a drive-by shooting is speaking out, saying he hopes the suspects will be caught. He also wants to move out of his neighborhood.

11/18/2013

MORTGAGE

Gov. Rick Scott Signs Off On Mortgage Plan

Governor Rick Scott has signed off on a $200 million plan in order to fund a variety of housing programs.

CBS Miami–06/04/2013

Two foreclosure clinics aim to help struggling homeowners. (Source: CBS4)

Foreclosure Clinics Promise Help, Information For Struggling Homeowners

Two foreclosure clinics, both free, are being offered to help homeowners facing foreclosure problems or seeking assistance modifying their mortgages.

CBS4–04/05/2013

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So. Fla. Renters Falling Victim To Newest Leasing Scam

It’s a great house for a young family, but for the folks who live in the little yellow house in the on 24th Court in Hollywood, it’s gone from a dream to a nightmare.

CBS4–02/06/2013

squatters

Suspected Squatters Sprout Throughout Vacant S. Fla. Homes

Unmasking suspected squatters isn’t simple because they are turning up in homes that are up for sale.

CBS4–11/14/2012

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