The Real Deal Miami

Real estate professionals push for tax credit, commissioners debate Peanut Island development … and more

March 30, 2009 06:32PM

1. Florida real estate professionals push for homebuyer tax credit [Miami Herald]
2. Office and retail development still progressing in Boca Raton [Boca Raton News]
3. Real estate agent leads boat tours of foreclosed homes [AP via Miami Herald]
4. U.S. Senators call for drywall recall [SFBJ]
5. Low mortgage rates and home prices spur buying, refinancing [Sun-Sentinel]
6. Lennar shares fall before earnings report [SFBJ]
7. Miami Beach’s Coral Rock House now in foreclosure [Miami Herald]
8. Court-appointed legal monitors can bring down costs in real estate cases [SFBJ]
9. The Betsy in Miami is open, offering free third night [Hotel Chatter]
10. Eleven indicted in mortgage fraud scheme [SFBJ]
11. Palm Beach County commissioners debate Peanut Island development [Sun-Sentinel]
12. Interior photos of Kravitz’s Miami Beach house [The Real Estalker]
13. Turnberry Bank forecloses on Greenacres property [SFBJ]
14. FHA delinquencies have grown in Florida since last summer [WSJ]
15. Construction job losses lead Florida unemployment numbers [St. Petersburg Times]
16. Florida home sales increase for sixth month [Seeking Alpha] and [Seeking Alpha]
17. Commission rates are up, but agents earn less [Inman]
18. Sales of second homes decline [SFBJ]
19. Mortgage defaults and delinquencies rise [WSJ]
20. Real estate exec’s book will hit stores in April [Crain’s]
21. Foreclosures, mortgage assistance plans increase [CNN Money]
22. House activity confined to bottom price bracket [Seeking Alpha]
23. How to cut your property taxes [CNN]
24. Some real estate markets are warming up [Seeking Alpha]
25. Spelling mansion lists for $150M [WSJ]
26. Carlton Group’s auction Web site debuts [NYO]
27. Who’s still investing in real estate? [WSJ]
28. Head of business development at Yahoo! Real Estate offers real estate market insights [Konstructr]
30. Lennar offering 3.625 percent mortgage rate [WSJ]
31. What Interstate Land Sales Full Disclosure Act means for developers and condo buyers [Konstructr]
32. Ten cities where Americans are relocating [Forbes]