The Real Deal Miami

South Florida bank receives TARP money, jury selection begins in fraud case … and more

January 06, 2009 05:05PM

1. Title attorneys expect no serious real estate recovery until 2011 [Palm Beach Post] and [Bloomberg]
2. First Southern Bank first South Florida bank to receive TARP money [SFBJ]
3. Pending home sales nationwide fell in November [AP via Sun-Sentinel]
4. Jury selection begins in real estate fraud case [Naples Daily News]
5. Commercial real estate faces trouble in 2009 [Washington Post]
6. Fed minutes indicate recession worries [WSJ]
7. Tax cuts likely to help homebuilders [WSJ