Greenacres, FL Real Estate News

By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
  The Daily Hot Sheet of Palm Beach Real Estate & FL Realtor News   Thursday, February 21, 2013 TODAY'S TOP STORIES Fla.'s housing market continues upswing in Jan. Existing home sales up 11.7% year-to-year, price up 12.4%; condo sales up 2%, price up 18%. NAR: Sales up 9.1% year-to-year, single-family price up 12.6%. Read more. Mortgage insurer can sue after short sale Real Estate Q&A: Private mortgage insurance doesn't always protect you in a short sale. If lender makes claim against PMI, PMI may try to collect from you. Read more. 4 big short sales hang-ups A short sale can take three times as long as other transactions, and a lot of things can go wrong. Pay attention to details and four big stumbling blocks. Read more.   Everyone pays if Citizens' surplus runs out One side wants Fla....
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By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
  The Daily Hot Sheet of Palm Beach Real Estate & FL Realtor News  February 8, 2013 TODAY'S TOP STORIES Court rules against owner in foreclosure fraud case Bank accused of robo-signing docs pulled case when owner balked. The bank later re-filed and owner sued, but Fla. Supreme Court rules in bank's favor. Read more. Judge approves settlements in Chinese drywall case Federal court approved five class-action suits calling for a toxic drywall manufacturer and others to pay hundreds of millions of dollars to repair damaged homes. Read more. NAR: Commercial investors eager to 'turn the page' New annual report finds investors frustrated by uncertainty and a sluggish economy. They see current market as the "new normal" and will invest accordingly. Read more.   U.S. rate on 30-year mortgage ste...
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By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
  The Daily Hot Sheet of Palm Beach Real Estate & FL Realtor News Wednesday, January 30, 2013   TODAY'S TOP STORIES Fla.’s consumer confidence down one point in Jan. UF: Confidence, however, rose five points for those making less than $30,000, an increase offset by a seven point decline among affluent households. Read more. Company sues over negative online review A former client says something nasty about you online. Can you sue him? Freedom of speech guarantee makes it tricky, but the right has some limitations. Read more. Outside remodeling has biggest return on investment NAR report: Projects such as siding, window or door replacement can recoup more than 70% of the cost at resale because it improves curb appeal. Read more.   Homeownership also the newly American dream Census Bureau...
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By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
  Greenacres of Palm Beach County, FL Market Stats for December 2012 Stats and facts about Greenacres, Florida, are out for the month of December 2012.  The report is packed with information about the county and the local city mentioned above. In a nut shell the inventory of single family homes available for sale are at a 2.4 month selling point which is down nearly 60.1% from a year ago. That’s a good sign things are loosening up and people are buying. Click on this LINK, for more graphs and stats. Whether you are buying or selling in this hot market of the County of Palm Beach, FL, choosing the right company will save you money, time and many sleepless nights. I not only have 28 years experience as a Realtor, construction was a passion of mine as well. This alone is worth so much more...
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By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
  The Daily Hot Sheet of Palm Beach Real Estate & FL Realtor News January 25, 2013 TODAY'S TOP STORIES Realtor complaint website shuts down The site allegedly posted fake reviews that it would take down for a fee, but it quickly faced objections from Florida Realtors, NAR and others. Read more. All Fla. Form Simplicity docs work on mobile devices Florida Realtors' contracts and forms can now be created, accessed and edited on mobile devices, including iPads and smartphones. Read more. Floridians: Seek mortgage deal cash despite deadline Fla. Attorney General Bondi says 51% of Floridians who deserve foreclosure lawsuit money applied; 49% could lose out on thousands of dollars. Read more. U.S. rate on 30-year mortgage rises to 3.42% Slight uptick still sees rate near its lowest point in a...
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By Captain Wayne - Rowlett Real Estate School, Rowlett Real Estate School / Owner and Instructor
(Rowlett Real Estate School)
In Greenacres FL, you can get your real estate license online. Palm Beach County Florida is a great place to begin a career selling real estate in Greenacres FL.  We have you covered in with a Online Florida Real Estate School in Palm Beach County that can provide you with Greenacres Real Estate Courses for Pre Licensing Sales Associate and Broker.  www.rowlettrealestateschool.com has everything you need to get your Florida Real Estate License and begin selling real estate in Greenacres, FL. Rowlett Real Estate School has Online Real Estate Course for all your real estate license requirements.  Greenacres FL students looking to get a Florida real estate license online can visit our website at www.rowlettrealestateschool.com   Our online classes are state approved and fully accredited.  ...
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By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
  Greenacres of Palm Beach County, FL Market Stats for November 2012 Stats and facts about Greenacres, Florida, are out for the month of November 2012.  The report is packed with information about the county and the local city mentioned above. In a nut shell the inventory of single family homes available for sale are at a 2.0 month selling point which is down nearly 70.5% from a year ago. That’s a good sign things are loosening up and people are buying. Click on this LINK, for more graphs and stats. Whether you are buying or selling in this hot market of the County of Palm Beach, FL, choosing the right company will save you money, time and many sleepless nights. I not only have 28 years experience as a Realtor, construction was a passion of mine as well. This alone is worth so much more...
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By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
  The Daily Hot Sheet of Palm Beach Real Estate & FL Realtor News Thursday, December 13, 2012 TODAY'S TOP STORIES Bank repossessions hit 9-month high in Nov. Fla. had highest foreclosure rate of any state, one in every 304 households in some stage - twice the national average. Read more. What's up for tech in 2013? USA Today columnist predictions: 3-D printing goes mainstream, RIM returns and more objects talk to each other. Read more. Fed ties rates to jobless, inflation targets Adjustable rate mortgages are now indirectly tied to U.S. job numbers after Fed sets 6.5% unemployment rate as its goal. Read more. Economy drags down population growth Recession will have a long-term impact on U.S. population: It will be older and smaller than predicted four years ago. Read more. Facebook chan...
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By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
  Greenacres, of Palm Beach County, FL Market Stats for October 2012 Stats and facts about Greenacres, Florida, are out for the month of October 2012.  The report is packed with information about the county and the local city mentioned above. In a nut shell the inventory of single family homes available for sale are at a 1.8 month selling point which is down nearly 74.2% from a year ago. That’s a good sign things are loosening up and people are buying. Click on this LINK, for more graphs and stats. Whether you are buying or selling in this hot market of the County of Palm Beach, FL, choosing the right company will save you money, time and many sleepless nights. I not only have 28 years experience as a Realtor, construction was a passion of mine as well. This alone is worth so much more ...
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By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
  The Daily Hot Sheet of Palm Beach Real Estate & FL Realtor News Friday, December 7, 2012 TODAY'S TOP STORIES Trending up: short sales outside foreclosure A homeowner once needed to default on a mortgage first, but 29% of recent Fla. short sale homes weren't in foreclosure. Read more. Housing recovery to boost economy From rebound to hot: Charles Schwab's chief strategist says housing will be key driver of 2013 U.S. economic recovery. Read more. Improving markets surge 60% in Dec. NAHB: Number of local markets that saw improvement for at least six months spiked by 76 cities in Dec., rising to 201. Read more. Rate on 30-year mortgage ticks up to 3.34% It's a minor change, however, and only 8% of experts polled by Bankrate.com expect further increases. Read more. Census Bureau releases n...
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By Mark Loewenberg, KW 561-214-0370
(KW of the Palm Beaches)
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By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
  Greenacres, of Palm Beach County, FL Market Stats for September 2012 Stats and facts about Greenacres, Florida, are out for the month of September 2012.  The report is packed with information about the county and the local city mentioned above. In a nut shell the inventory of single family homes available for sale are at a 2.1 month selling point which is down nearly 70.3% from a year ago. That’s a good sign things are loosening up and people are buying. Click on this LINK, for more graphs and stats. Whether you are buying or selling in this hot market of the County of Palm Beach, FL, choosing the right company will save you money, time and many sleepless nights. I not only have 28 years experience as a Realtor, construction was a passion of mine as well. This alone is worth so much m...
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By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
  The Daily Hot Sheet of Palm Beach Real Estate & FL Realtor News                                                              Thursday, November 8, 2012 TODAY'S TOP STORIES Builder confidence in 55+ market skyrockets NAHB index triples, year-to-year, in third quarter. Confidence in older-adult housing at highest level since 2008. Read more. Most NAR-backed candidates win seats With president's re-election, few issues change, including QRM definition and future of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Read more. Gov. Scott meets Realtors at NAR convention Fla. governor heralds new drive to cut corporate taxes and gives Florida Realtors senior VP business ambassador award. Read more. Short sale may be worth the extra tax hit While many observers expect Congress to extend short-sale tax rules, some...
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By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
  Greenacres in Palm Beach County, FL Market Stats for August 2012 Stats and facts about Greenacres, Florida, are out for the month of August 2012.  The report is packed with information about the county and the local city mentioned above. In a nut shell the inventory of single family homes available for sale are at a 2.0 month selling point which is down nearly 72.9% from a year ago. That’s a good sign things are loosening up and people are buying. Click on this LINK, for more graphs and stats. Whether you are buying or selling in this hot market of the County of Palm Beach, FL, choosing the right company will save you money, time and many sleepless nights. I not only have 28 years experience as a Realtor, construction was a passion of mine as well. This alone is worth so much more tha...
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By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
  The Daily Hot Sheet of Palm Beach Real Estate & FL Realtor News                                                    Thursday, October 4, 2012 TODAY'S TOP STORIES Trulia, Zillow less accurate than Realtors Study: Listings on broker websites more comprehensive, accurate and timely than non-broker home listing websites. Read more. Fannie to tighten loan criteria for condos Change impacts buyers with less than 20% down and self-employed borrowers who will need two years of tax records. Read more. 57,000 completed U.S. foreclosures in Aug. CoreLogic: Fla. leads the nation with 11% of homes in foreclosure inventory - but second-highest year-to-year decline. Read more. Got a listing? 'Tout' it out Is Tout the next Twitter? Tout uses similar delivery system but sends 15-sec. videos instead of ...
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By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
  The Daily Hot Sheet of Palm Beach Real Estate & FL Realtor News                                                           Thursday, September 20, 2012 TODAY'S TOP STORIES Mortgages could cost more in Fla. Feds say foreclosures cost more in states that mandate court oversight and will propose higher mortgage fees in Fla. Read more. Florida home prices bottomed in 2009 New Price Index Report from Florida Realtors' research dept. finds that Fla. home sales hit bottom earlier than thought. Read more. Citizens' public hearing to air grievances Miami meeting tonight has activists rallying. Web-televised event seeks input on Fla. insurer's proposed rate increases. Read more. HUD may have paid $1 billion in false claims Audit: HUD didn't adequately apply its own standards for helping owners u...
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By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
  The Daily Hot Sheet of Palm Beach Real Estate & FL Realtor News                                                     Thursday, September 13, 2012 TODAY'S TOP STORIES Aug. foreclosure starts fell on annual basis RealtyTrac: States like Fla. with court foreclosures saw spike; non-court states already cleared many at-risk properties. Read more. Advocates mark Sadowski's 20th anniversary Fla. law converts portion of doc stamp taxes into workforce housing. Realtors and others celebrate milestone in Orlando. Read more. Pay off the mortgage, hit the beach Lenders see a spike in 5- and 7-year mortgage applications for second homes in vacation areas such as Fla. or Calif. Read more. CoreLogic: Housing slowly expands everywhere Robust housing industry growth "elusive" but "accelerating in all ar...
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By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
  Daily Hot Sheet of Palm Florida Real Estate & FL Realtors® News                                                                     Friday, August 31, 2012 TODAY'S TOP STORIES Tropical Storm Isaac will cost owners less Most Fla. insurance policies have high hurricane deductibles - but Isaac wasn't one and tropical storms don't count. Read more. Average on 30-year mortgage falls to 3.59% After small boost in FRM averages, rates appear to be returning to a near record level again, says Freddie Mac. Read more. REO inventory posts big drop from a year ago As of June 30, banks held $41.7 billion in REO properties, down from $51.2 billion a year earlier for an 18% decline. Read more. Should you pay down your mortgage faster? The allure of paying off a mortgage at today's low rates is more e...
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By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
  Greenacres of Palm Beach County, FL Market Stats for June of 2012 Stats and facts about Greenacres, Florida, are out for the month of June 2012.  The report is packed with information about the county and the local city mentioned above. In a nut shell the inventory of single family homes available for sale are at a 2.0 month selling point which is down nearly 77.9% from a year ago. That’s a good sign things are loosening up and people are buying. Click on this link, for more graphs and stats. Whether you are buying or selling in this hot market of the County of Palm Beach, FL, choosing the right company will save you money, time and many sleepless nights. I not only have 28 years experience as a Realtor, construction was a passion of mine as well. This alone is worth so much more than...
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By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
  Daily Hot Sheet of Palm Beach Real Estate & FL Realtors® News Thursday, August 16, 2012 TODAY'S TOP STORIES Feds tighten risky mortgage appraisal rules Proposal: Borrowers quoted a relatively high mortgage interest rate must have a full appraisal done before closing. Read more. Building permits hit 4-year high in July Overall, U.S. housing starts dipped slightly after apartment slowdown, but single-family starts rose to a two-year high. Read more. Buyers less happy with agents, companies J.D. Power study: Buyers' satisfaction ranked 789 on 1,000-point scale, compared with 797 in 2011. Sellers averaged 768. Read more. Get the most out of mobile and social media Look at your website on a smartphone. If it doesn't adapt well to smaller screens, you'll probably lose future business. Read ...
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