The Real Deal Miami

Home sales gain for eighth straight month, Palm Beach gas station closes … and more

April 23, 2009 06:29PM

1. South Florida homes sales gain in March for eighth straight month [Miami Herald], [Sun-Sentinel] and [Palm Beach Post]
2. Attorney General warns of drywall scams [SFBJ]
3. Palm Beach gas station closes after 12 years [Palm Beach Daily News]
Pictures of Mei Miami Beach [South Beach Condos Blog]
5. W Fort Lauderdale readying for April 30 opening [Hotel Chatter]
$50 million Coral Gables mansion on the market [South Beach Condos Blog]
7. Freescale Semiconductor will shut Boca Raton plant [SFBJ]
8. Living in Florida’s toxic asset dump [Daily Finance]
9. Foreclosure bidding wars beginning [WSJ]
10. Where to get high rental income for a low investment [BusinessWeek]
11. How ordinary investors can recover [Atlantic Monthly]
12. More companies will join forces, analysts say [CNN Money]
13. End probably isn’t near for housing crisis [NYT]
14. Homeowners taking opportunity to renovate and build because prices for labor and materials are down [NYT]
15. Trulia allows users to search for price reductions [Inman]
Existing home sales fell in March [CNN Money]
Survival in doubt for some property holding companies [CoStar]
18. Federal Housing Finance Agency posts two months of price increases [National Mortgage News]
19. Mortgage rescue customers targets of scams [Keys News]
20. Palm Beach County Community College and Wellington end negotiations to build Wellington campus [Palm Beach Post]