The Real Deal Miami

Miami launches foreclosure prevention campaign, home sales slowest since 1997 … and more

January 15, 2009 05:19PM

1. Miami launches foreclosure prevention campaign [Miami Herald]
2. Murder suspect’s home fetches $3.5M at auction [Palm Beach Daily News]
3. Florida foreclosure filings rise 133 percent in 2008 [Palm Beach Post]  and [SFBJ]
4. Miami condo blogger settles lawsuit [Inman]
5. Palm Beach County hopes land deal will lead to new landfill [Sun-Sentinel]
6. Ocean Bank purchases shopping center loan [SFBJ]
7. Miami home sales slowest since 1997 [The Street]
8. A map of the condo market in downtown West Palm Beach [Palm Beach Post]
9. Local broker writes foreclosure guide [Sun-Sentinel]
10. Mortgage rates drop to 2003 record low [Miami Herald]
11. Saks Inc. cuts 1,100 jobs [Crain’s]
12. Foreclosure filings jumped 81 percent last year [Bloomberg]
13. U.S. fixed mortgage rate falls below 5 percent for the first time [Bloomberg]