The Real Deal Miami

Buyer of $6.75M Palm Island mansion never visited before closing, the case for settling on a fixer-upper … and more

March 08, 2010 10:24AM

1. Buyer of Scott Storch’s $6.75M Palm Island mansion never visited before closing the sale [Miami Herald]
2. REITs rally going into weekend as General Growth returns to NYSE [Forbes]
3. The case for settling on a fixer-upper home [Miami Herald]
4. Many of Florida’s newly-affordable homes are hard-to-close short sales [CNM News Network]
5. Andrew Farkas acquires commercial mortgage servicer Centerline [WSJ]
6. April 30 homebuyer tax credit deadline looms for buyers [Miami Herald]
7. Harney: Watch out for developer’s transfer fees [Washington Post]

8. Could a foreign property tax repeal save commercial real estate? [Fortune via CNN Money]
9. Robert Shiller on the theory of government-subsidized housing finance [NYT]

10. Three steps to a housing price recovery [Post]