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Trends: Follow the demographics and focus on seniors
More small business owners are relocating to states like Florida to tap into an expected surge of baby boomers who are longing for warm climate retirement. Read more
1 in 5 borrowers think they chose the wrong lender
21% of mortgage borrowers regret their lender choice; of first-timers, 27% have regrets. Along with poor communication and unmet promise complaints, however, many also got a better rate than they would have with a service-oriented bank. Read more
Is an eviction crisis brewing?
Some foreclosed ex-homeowners could also find themselves kicked out of apartments, as stagnant wages and rising rental costs put the squeeze on many families. Read more.
Orlando firm lands patent for custom text messages
Under the category "Why hasn't someone invented this already?", a tech firm patented a system for sending personalized mass text messages to a customer list. Read more.
For millennial buyers, home is in the heartland
In a search for affordable home prices, millennials are starting to buy property in cities like Minneapolis and Chicago rather than cities like Miami and Tampa. Read more
Builders to millennials: We need your help
Home builders may want millennials to buy, but they also want to hire them. NAHB has put out a call for skilled workers to help with a backlog of demand. Read more
Clewiston: Cargo could add 1,000 jobs
Putnam County: 325-acre country estate in for sale for $1.27M
Tallahassee: Downtown building targeted for redevelopment
Palm Beach County: Large commercial project breaks ground