The Real Deal Miami

Foreclosure wait times drag in Florida, home builder says market has bottomed out … and more

January 12, 2012 10:00AM

1. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announces new regs for mortgage providers who aren’t banks [WSJ]
2. Foreclosure wait times drag to 806 days in Florida [Palm Beach Post]
3. Lennar, third-largest U.S. home builder, says market has bottomed out [Reuters]
4. South Florida Blockbuster stores shut down [Sun Sentinel]
5. Euro-zone financial woes drive interest in U.S. real estate, web traffic shows [WSJ]
6. Spanish banks keep funding new real estate despite huge glut [WSJ]
7. Nationally, U.S. office landlords face potentially tough season as 2007 loans come due [WSJ]
8. U.S. home builder confidence is improving [WSJ]