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LOS ANGELES - Aug. 18, 2008 - Mortgage lenders have raised the bar on what it takes to qualify for a home loan the last couple of years, but shopping for a loan online has actually gotten a bit easier, if not necessarily less confusing. Read the full story:
NEW HOME SALESHome builders may see a light at the end of the tunnel. Robert Toll, the outspoken CEO of Toll Brothers Inc., says sales were weak in the latest quarter, but there's "growing pent-up demand" from people who have delayed buying for the past three years.Read the full story:http://www....
ORLANDO, Fla. - Aug. 14, 2008 - During the second quarter of 2008, Florida Realtors continued to report positive signs for the state's housing sector, such as an increase in pending home sales (based on contracts signed but not closed) and a slower rate of expansion of inventory levels in some ar...
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Aug. 13, 2008 - State regulators are set to begin dissecting State Farm's request to raise home insurance rates an average of 47.1 percent statewide at a highly anticipated public hearing in Tallahassee. Read the Full Story:
WASHINGTON - Aug.  12, 2008 - More banks are tightening lending standards on home mortgages and other consumer and business loans as a deepening credit crisis exerts a heavier toll on the economy. Read the Full Story:
TAX PORTABILITYNot as many homeowners appear to be taking advantage of portable tax savings as had been hoped, according to some analysts. "Unfortunately, the credit crunch hit at the same time as portability," says John Mike, president of the Realtors Association of the Palm Beaches. "If we were...
WASHINGTON (AP) - Aug. 8, 2008 - Rates on 30-year mortgages didn't budge this week, while rates on other home loans were a mixed bag. Read the Full Story:
FHA SECUREFHASecure, the HUD program designed to help at-risk homeowners, has rescued 300,000 families so far, according to HUD, and is on-target to reach its goal of 500,000 families in 2008.Read the full story:
WASHINGTON - Aug. 1, 2008 - Coastal residents of states hard-hit by hurricanes - including Mississippi, Florida, Louisiana, North Carolina and Texas - would benefit from proposed tax credits for high insurance premiums and storm mitigation improvements. Read the Full Story:  http://www.floridarea...
The property tax reform amendment advocated by FAR has a new backer - Florida Gov. Charlie Crist. "If this Amendment 5 were to pass in November, which I hope it does ... it could be a significant stimulant for Florida's economy," says Crist.Read the full story:

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