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Investing in REITs: Future of Real Estate Investment Trusts Remains Uncertain as Motley Fool Ranks Top 25 REITs in March 2013

We've monitored the growing interest in Real Estate Investment Trusts for awhile now, both for investment interest in Florida and REITs impact on the Florida economy, as well as the growth of REITs around the country as a whole…more
| Finance & Banking, Real Estate - Residential

International Interest Grows in Florida Real Estate Development: Currencies, Culture Work Together to Grow Foreign Interest in Local Construction

Currency devaluations in other nations are a big factor, but not the only factor, in growing international interest in South Florida real estate development. Consider these recent monetary events..…more
| Construction Law, Finance & Banking, International Law & Trade, Real Estate - Residential, Real Estate - Commercial

Mortgage Bankers Association Report: Foreign Interest in US Real Estate Growing - News Release of the Week

As discussion continues this week on the potential impact of Hugo Chavez's demise on the exodus of Venezuelans to South Florida, the Mortgage Bankers Association has just released a report on housing demand of foreign nationals…more
| Finance & Banking, Immigration Law, International Law & Trade, Real Estate - Residential

Venezuelans in South Florida: Venezuelan Expatriates Building New Lives In Record Numbers - Great News for Miami

Last fall, when Hugo Chavez won re-election as President of Venezuela, more and more Venezuelans were expected to move here to South Florida. And they have…more
| Finance & Banking, Immigration Law, International Law & Trade, Real Estate - Residential

Bipartisan Committee Issues Report on Future of U.S. Housing - and Mortgage Bankers Issue Their Response: News Releases of the Week

Last week, a bipartisan commission of former Cabinet secretaries, ex-Senators, economists, and experts in various aspects of the American housing industry or market issued their report on how things are and how things should be…more
| Elections & Politics, Finance & Banking, Real Estate - Residential

Florida Senator Soto Files Four Bills to Counter Pending HB 87 Foreclosure Reform Act

While HB87 continues through the Florida statehouse, the foreclosure reform bill filed by State Rep. Kathleen Passidomo, Florida State Senator Darren Soto has now filed not one or two, but four separate foreclosure-related bills…more
| Elections & Politics, Finance & Banking, Real Estate - Residential

Banks Begin to Welcome Mortgages From Foreign Buyers as International Investment in Florida Real Estate Continues to Grow

Foreign investment in South Florida real estate has been a tremendous boost to the local economy in the past several years, and now it appears that banks are becoming more accommodating to these international buyers of local…more
| Finance & Banking, International Law & Trade, Real Estate - Residential

National Association of Realtors Releases Commercial Real Estate Market Report - Things Are Getting Better in Every Sector

The National Association of Realtors' Commercial Division has released its latest report on the U.S. Commercial Real Estate market today, and here is the news release from NAR that accompanied today's debut as our news release…more
| Real Estate - Commercial

Goldman Sachs Forecasts Housing Recovery Is Solid: Home Sales to Rise Over Next Few Years

Goldman Sachs is an international investment banking legend, having been around since 1869 and when Goldman Sachs issues its opinion on the economic future of an industry or economic segment, many respect and value what the…more
| Real Estate - Residential

Bulk Buys of Foreclosures in Florida for Rental Investment Properties: More and More Investors Becoming Landlords in Florida, Taking Advantage of Bargain Home Prices

In yesterday's Sun Sentinel, Paul Owers wrote an interesting piece, "Florida foreclosures big business for investment firms," and if you delved into the article, you'd discover that the business these investment firms are…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking, Real Estate - Residential

Commercial Real Estate Investment in 2013: New Report by Industry Experts Shows Investors Are Optimistic About "New Normal" - News Release of the Week

Earlier this month, we shared the perspective of national Mortgage Bankers on the commercial real estate market in 2013. Now, in this news release of the week, is a similar perspective from another group of industry experts: the…more
| Finance & Banking, Real Estate - Commercial

Will State Rep. Kathleen Passidomo's HB 87 Become Florida Law, Revamping the Florida Judicial Foreclosure Process? Maybe, Yes.

Florida State Representative Kathleen Passidomo (R-Naples) may have success this year in changing how Florida handles foreclosures as her proposed House Bill 87, co-sponsored with Florida Representatives Caldwell, Moraitis, and…more
| Civil Procedure, Finance & Banking, Real Estate - Residential

Kentucky Joins List of States Suing MERS for County Real Estate Recording Fees ($12 Each)

MERS has been sued again, and it's probably not going to be the last time. The state of Kentucky (actually, it's a commonwealth) has followed the lead of states like New York, Texas, Alabama, and Delaware, and is going after…more
| Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking, Real Estate - Residential

Florida Governor Rick Scott Proposes Record-Making $74 Billion Budget for 2013-2014: Here are the Details - News Release of the Week

This week, as the nation prepares to hear President Obama give the State of the Union Address, Florida Governor Rick Scott has already given Floridians information on the State of our Sunshine State, in his budget proposal which…more
| Elections & Politics, Finance & Banking

Commercial Real Estate Forecasts Are Finally Optimistic in Outlook: 2013 Looks to be a Good Year for Florida Commercial Real Estate (Finally)

This week, the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its Quarterly Survey of Commercial/Multifamily Mortgage Bankers Originations, and it's nice to read good news in forecasts by experts into the future of commercial real…more
| Finance & Banking, Real Estate - Commercial
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