Real estate

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Real Estate Agents Could Get Added Protections

A House Republican on Tuesday filed a proposal that would increase criminal penalties for people who commit assault, battery or sexual battery on real-estate agents.


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Four Florida Cities Lead Nation In Cash Home Sales

Miami and three other Florida cities lead the nation when it comes to all-cash real estate transactions.


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Rubio’s Real Estate Dealings Often A Drag On His Finances

In his first year in the Florida Legislature, Marco Rubio penciled in “0” for his net worth when filling out the required forms detailing his personal finances.


March 1938:  The Miami home of America's most famous gangster Al Capone (1899 - 1947).  (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

Al Capone’s Restored Miami Beach Mansion Holds Open House

The former home of notorious gangster Al Capone will be on display Wednesday following an extensive restoration project.


Vincent Reniard Stanley, of Lauderhill, is facing a charge of first-degree murder while Israel Brown is charged with accessory after the fact to murder. (Source: BSO)

Arrests Made In Deadly Real Estate Robbery

A man accused of shooting and killing a prospective home buyer while he and his wife were looking at a home is behind bars.


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Miami Sixth On List For Cities With “Underwater” Homes

If you live in Miami and owe more on your home than it’s worth, you’re helping put South Florida on the map for metro areas with more than a fair share of “underwater” homes in their communities.



Several So. Florida Companies Turn To Video Customer Service

There’s nothing like a face-to-face conversation to resolve an issue you’re having with a business, or, a call to a company’s toll free customer service number to get it straightened out.


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South Florida Leads Nation In Cash Home Sales

It’s been said that ‘cash is king’ when making purchases and nowhere in the country is that more true than South Florida when it comes to buying a home.


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Zillow Buying Trulia To Make Real Estate Titan

Real estate website operator Zillow is buying rival Trulia in a $3.5 billion deal that would make the biggest player in the online real estate market.


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Man Sentenced To 10 Years For Mortgage Fraud Scheme

A developer who “flipped” houses throughout Florida has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for what prosecutors say was a mortgage fraud scheme.