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    Land use amendment could freeze developments

    Land use amendment could freeze developments

    State planning officials are struggling to keep pace with a flood of development proposals being filed in advance of...

    Land use amendment could freeze developments
    Tax drop looms darkly for many Florida real estate markets

    Tax drop looms darkly for many Florida real estate markets

    Florida’s housing crash is reverberating through local governments, with two-thirds of the state’s counties collecting fewer property taxes than...

    Tax drop looms darkly for many Florida real estate markets
    Insurance gap sparks fears

    Insurance gap sparks fears

    As homeowner insurance giant State Farm prepares to exit Florida, some lawmakers are anxious about whether there’s enough private coverage for the hurricane-prone state. Company officials and lawmakers are quietly discussing whether steps could...

    Insurance gap sparks fears
    Real estate hit by exodus

    Real estate hit by exodus

    Florida’s population declined last year for the first time in 63 years as the steep global recession put the brakes on migration here and sent many residents packing, new University of Florida research shows....

    Real estate hit by exodus
    Foreclosures clogging courts, study says

    Foreclosures clogging courts, study says

    Foreclosure filings have created a “horrifying” backlog in the state’s court system, with South Florida counties among the hardest hit, a new state Supreme Court study concludes. The court task force, created by Chief...

    Foreclosures clogging courts, study says

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