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Foreclosures Drop In 2011, Likely To Rise In 2012

The foreclosure crisis crippled South Florida and created a backlog in the court system; and even though the overall economy is improving, the housing market remains in limbo.

01/12/2012

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Opa-Locka, 12 Other Cities Get Housing, Community Revitalization Grant

Thirteen communities across the U.S., including Opa-Locka, will split $3.6 million to use towards grassroots efforts to revitalize housing and their community, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced Tuesday.

CBS4–01/10/2012

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Fla. Supreme Court Ends Foreclosure Program

The Florida Supreme Court has decided to discontinue its mandatory foreclosure mediation program, it announced Monday.

CBS4–12/20/2011

Thru a Glass Darkly: Al’s 2012 Economic Forecast

Will we finally see the Economy improve here and around the country in 2012, and what will happen to our Investments, Homes and Jobs? That’s the question on a lot of people’s minds around South […]

12/07/2011

(Source: AP/Paul Sakuma)

Pending Home Sales Up In Dade, Broward

Pending sales of existing homes and condos were up across the board in October in Miami-Dade and Broward counties, according to the Miami Association of Realtors.

CBS4–12/01/2011

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Lawmakers Look To Speed Up Foreclosure Handlings, Again

With Florida atop or near atop the list of foreclosure-ridden states, lawmakers on Thursday began looking again at ways to speed up the handling of foreclosure cases that now can take two years or more to wind their way through the courts.

CBS4–11/17/2011

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Weston Home Values Defy Downward Trend

While most homeowners across South Florida have seen their property values drop by as much as half in the last couple of years, one Broward city has bucked the trend.

CBS4–10/25/2011

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“Shadow Inventory” Hurts South Florida Real Estate

Another setback for South Florida’s struggling housing market lies is just beneath the surface – thousands of homes that make up the so-called “shadow inventory.”

CBS4–10/16/2011

Al’s Mid-Year Financial Forecast

There’s no way to sugar-coat what we’re seeing on Wall Street, Main Street and Washington, D.C. After living through the worst economic downturn in U-S History since the Great Depression, there are new signs almost […]

06/06/2011

Al’s Mid-Year Economic Forecast:

There’s no way to sugar-coat what we’re seeing on Wall Street, Main Street and Washington, D.C. After living through the worst economic downturn in U-S History since the Great Depression, there are new signs almost […]

06/06/2011

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