The Real Deal Miami

Senator wants consumer advocate fired, mortgage applications rise … and more

April 08, 2009 03:51PM

1. Senator wants consumer advocate fired over drywall problems [SFBJ] and [Miami Herald]
2. Miami wants to hire Omaha firm for Marlins stadium garage work [Miami Today]
3. Hotel De Soleil renamed Z Ocean [Hotel Chatter]
4. Flooding damages Florida homes [AP via Palm Beach Post]
5. Crist appoints Orlando housing expert to state board [Orlando Sentinel]
6. Mortgage applications rise [CNN Money]
7. Pier 1 imports still surviving [GlobeSt]
8. Mortgage rates may fall further, perhaps hitting 4.2 percent by end of year [The Truth about Mortgage.com]