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2017 

Gulf Breeze Homes and Real Estate, New clean energy PACE firm plans full homeowner disclosure Fla.'s fourth firm with the PACE program says it will have a "Know Before You Owe" disclosure and make sure owners understand the pros and cons of the plan. Read more.       THOUSANDS OF HOMES... One Add...
09/16/2017
Gulf Breeze Homes and Real Estate, Fla. foreclosures down 56% in two yearsATTOM's first half of 2017 report: Year-to-year, the Fla. foreclosure rate dropped 34%, and its No. 1 status a few years ago dropped to No. 7 this year. The state's foreclosure process still takes a long time, however - an ...
09/16/2017
Gulf Breeze Homes and Real Estate, Fla. housing market: Higher prices and more sales in JuneFlorida Realtors' June home report found single-family sales up 4.3% and median prices up 8.9%. Listing supply increased - but so did buyer demand. Read more.  Gulf Breeze Florida - Things to Do & Attracti...
09/14/2017
Gulf Breeze Homes and Real Estate, Fed leaves rates alone - but it's closer to selling off bonds The Fed announced that it wouldn't raise short-term interest rates, which is good for adjustable-rate mortgages. But it might start to sell off its bonds in the fall, which would probably start to pus...
09/14/2017
Gulf Breeze Homes and Real Estate, Study: In Fla., owning beats rentingIt's cheaper to rent than own a home in 11 states, but Fla.'s average monthly rent, $1,543, is still higher than the cost of an average monthly mortgage: $1,376. Read more.  Gulf Breeze Florida - Things to Do & Attractions in ...
09/13/2017
Gulf Breeze Homes and Real Estate, Homebuilders still struggling to find qualified workersMillennials aren't applying for construction jobs, fewer immigrants are entering the country, and the number of homebuilder job openings grew to 154,000 in May. Read more.  Gulf Breeze Florida - Things to Do...
09/12/2017
Gulf Breeze Homes and Real Estate, Homeowners with student debt can roll it into mortgageFannie Mae expanded cash-out refis so borrowers - either students or their co-signing parents - can use the lower-interest-rate equity to pay off student debt. Read more.  Gulf Breeze Florida - Things to Do &...
09/12/2017
Gulf Breeze Homes and Real Estate, Freddie Mac to restrict 1% down payment mortgagesWhile Freddie takes 3% down loans, some lenders "granted" 2% to borrowers and sold mortgages as 1% down loans - a tactic Freddie won't allow after Nov 1. Read more.  Gulf Breeze Florida - Things to Do & Attraction...
09/11/2017
Home Buying in Gulf Breeze Florida 32561, Your buyers need flood insurance? Close before Sept. 30 It looks less likely Congress will finalize a flood insurance bill before the program expires Sept. 30, and unless they OK a short-term extension, lenders won't release mortgage money starting Oct. 1...
09/10/2017
Gulf Breeze Homes and Real Estate, NAR says it supports latest national flood ins. proposalThe bill working its way through Congress has "significant improvements," including a commitment to protect current owners from substantial rate increases. Read more. Gulf Breeze Florida - Things to Do & At...
09/10/2017
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