The Real Deal Miami

Coral Springs man sentenced to 13 years for mortgage fraud, timeshare companies pay restitution … and more

April 17, 2009 06:26PM

1. Coral Springs man sentenced to 13 years for $40 million mortgage fraud [SFBJ] and [Palm Beach Post]
2. Brokers claim Miami-Dade County ordinance hampers housing recovery [GlobeSt]
3. Palm Beach County may raise new home impact fees [Sun-Sentinel]
4. Senator Aronberg recommends drywall task force [SFBJ]
5. Property insurance package ready for State Senate debate [Sun-Sentinel]
6. Delray Beach applies for state grant to buy foreclosed homes [Sun-Sentinel]
7. Royal Poinciana Way business district needs rezoning, local restaurant owner Testa says [Palm Beach Daily News]
8. New homes for disabled adults being built in Boca [Sun-Sentinel]
9. Boca Raton Resort & Club offers anniversary promotion [Boca Raton News]
10. Two timeshare companies to pay restitution to customers [Palm Beach Post]
11. Wellington seeks community input on foreclosure problem [Sun-Sentinel]
12. Fort Lauderdale’s Villas di da Vinci project, downtown Miami Riande Continental hotel and vacant Florida City site all face foreclosure [SFBJ], [SFBJ] and [SFBJ]
13. Money could be available soon for Marlins garage [SFBJ]
14. Water back on at foreclosed condo [Miami Herald]
15. Max Planck Institute names construction manager for FAU project [Palm Beach Post]
16. Former gun trafficker seeking real estate career in South Florida [NYT]
17. Crist supports first-time homebuyer tax exemption [FAR]
18. Florida unemployment rate highest since 1975 [Sun-Sentinel]
19. Crist sees slight improvement in Florida economy [Miami Herald]
20. Underwriting and appraisal changes pose obstacles for buyers [Washington Post]
21. Lenders kept appraiser blacklists, report says [The Truth about Mortgage.com]
22. Pre-owned home sales growing, report says [Inman]
23. How to get a low-interest rate loan [CNN Money]