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The diminished value of the U.S. Dollar is still offering the opportunity to make money for foreigners who invest in real estate in Florida. With the rise in short-sales and foreclosures, foreign investors are able to buy properties for a low cost. Investors are able to buy a multi-family home for the cost of an … Read more

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Tags: Florida Real Estate | International Law

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Starting TODAY, for the first time ever, borrowers, in Florida and across the U.S., who have never missed a mortgage payment will be able to short sell their houses if they can demonstrate a hardship, such as loss of employment or the death of a spouse. This new rule will allow for underwater homeowners to … Read more

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Tags: Florida Real Estate

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Most foreign property buyers have a legitimate interest in buying a property in the U.S. However, the increased number of scams in the real estate market from fraudulent out of state buyers have increased, causing title companies and real estate attorneys to lose time and money. How the scams are conducted: The first person that … Read more

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New proposed federal rules will require consumers with high-risk mortgage loans and people whose interest rates are above the average prime offer interest rates, to obtain property appraisals. Since the current Average Primer Offer Rate (APOR) is around 3.64 percent only, consumers with a typical mortgage of 5.14 percent or higher would have to get … Read more

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      This information was obtained from: http://realtormag.realtor.org/law-and-ethics/feature/article/2012/02/23-federal-laws-apply-real-estate-sales

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Tags: Florida Real Estate | Uncategorized

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As the prices of real estate are getting lower and lower, it is easier for average people to invest in real estate. According to Investopedia, there are five simple ways to invest in real estate, which are: Buying rental properties- this is a good source of income once the mortgage is paid off (if applicable) … Read more

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Tags: Florida Real Estate

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As home prices continued to fall nationwide over the past year, there is some good news on the horizon. Prices continued to fall from November to January; however, February was a month that showed some slight increases. One of those increases was in the price of new homes. The price of new homes rose 6.1% … Read more

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According to the National Association of Realtors 2011 Profile of International Buying Activity, Florida is one of the top choices because of their favorable winter climate. “In fact, 58 percent of all international sales in 2011 came from just four states: Florida at 31 percent, followed by California at a distant 12 percent, Texas accounted … Read more

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Basic economics will teach you that when supply is up demand will be down and when demand is up supply will be down. This is not the case when it comes to the availability of affordable housing provided from November statistics. Apparently the number of available houses is up and so it the number of … Read more

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Confidence on the Rise

Posted on January 2, 2012 by Boyer Law Firm, P.L.

Over the past year, home prices in the United States have decreased at a slower pace. This suggests possible stability to the market coming in early 2012. The signs of stability are a result of fewer unsold homes on the market, an increase in new home construction, and a rise in builder confidence. For those … Read more

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