The Real Deal Miami

South Miami may finally get community pool, NAR launches HouseLogic site … and more

February 17, 2010 10:19AM

1. South Miami’s long-awaited community pool could be built as early as next year [Miami Real Estate Cafe]
2. Foreclosed Miami homes on the market drop 64 percent during 2009 [South Miami Real Estate Blog]
3. Miami home sales remained at three-year high in December [The Street]
National Association of Realtors launches HouseLogic site for buyers, sellers and homeowners [Inman News]
5. Stocks soar on news of General Growth buyout offer [Market Watch]
6. Hopeful future REIT Hudson Pacific Properties files for $264.5M IPO [Reuters]

7. Foreclosures still driving down home values, studies show [WSJ]
8. After Burj Kalifa’s completion, world’s fledgling skycrapers compete for new “tallest” distinction [Portfolio]
9. Freddie Mac drops origination forecast 9 percent for 2010 [National Mortgage News]
10. Hovnanian CEO talks housing health and home building [CNBC]
11. Fannie Mae warehouse pilot program still in the works [National Mortgage News]
12. Dearth of home building means housing shortage to take hold by 2011 [Forbes]
13. NYT Editorial: Without principal reductions, foreclosure prevention will only aid in delaying bank losses [NYT]
14. Olick: Limited success of loan mods a sign of a slow housing recovery [CNBC]