The Real Deal Miami

Socialite Linda Gosman pleads guilty to mortgage fraud, national unemployment rate rises … and more

April 03, 2009 06:15PM

1. Palm Beach socialite Linda Gosman pleads guilty to mortgage fraud [Palm Beach Post]
2. Architect receives Palm Beach preservation award [Palm Beach Daily News]
3. Republican tax expert under investigation for tax exemption on Fort Lauderdale home [Broward-Palm Beach New Times]
4. Foreclosure prevention company sued by state attorney general [SFBJ]
5. Parkland residents want Crist to help resolve drywall problem [Sun-Sentinel]
6. Breakers Hotel about to spend $20M on renovation [Palm Beach Post]
7. Film studio faces foreclosure on parking lot [SFBJ]
8. Plantation woman wins zoning fight [Just News]
9. Auto dealership, former call center and other commercial properties
face foreclosure [SFBJ], [SFBJ], [SFBJ] and [SFBJ]
10. Florida and other hard-hit areas see housing sale improvements [BusinessWeek]
11. Sales amendment guaranteeing local jobs struck down [Miami Herald]
12. Task force tells Broward to scale back plans for courthouse [Sun-Sentinel]
13. Four gas stations to be sold at auction [SFBJ]
14. Wolf Camera to liquidate stores [SFBJ]
15. National unemployment rate hits 8.5 percent [Post]
16. Barbara Corcoran talks about what you can buy for $150,000 to $450,000 [MSNBC]
17. Seniors stay put in downturn [US News]
18. Investment purchases still strong [Realty Times]
19. Judge extends freeze on Madoff’s brother’s assets [New York Law Journal]
20. Agents join together to increase business [Inman]
21. Using IRA assets to get a mortgage [Market Watch]
22. Fannie refinancings nearly double in March [CNBC]
23. Housing advocates say loan modification firms may not help [Newsday]