jacksonville florida real estate: Workshop to Help First-Time Home Buyers at UNF - 06/04/09 08:41 AM
I felt this was important and wanted to share.JACKSONVILLE, FL -- U.S. Sen. Mel Martinez has teamed up with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to offer a first-time home buyer forum to provide information about first-time home buyer programs.  It says the program will provide information about first-time home buyer programs, FHA loans, tax credits, and credit counseling.
The forum will be held this Saturday, June 6th, 2009 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the University of North Florida.
An RSVP is required to attend the forum because of limited space. If you are interested in attending, … (0 comments)

jacksonville florida real estate: Pending home sales jump 6.7 percent, Jacksonville Fl Business Journal - 06/03/09 01:22 AM
Lower prices and attractive mortgage rates are breathing new life into housing, with one measure of sales posting its fourth increase in the last five months.
Pending sales of existing homes, or contracts signed but not closed, rose 6.7 percent in April, according to the National Association of Realtors. April's pending sales were up 3.2 percent from a year ago, the NAR says.
The biggest increase in April was in the Northeast, where pending sales jumped 32.6 percent from the previous month.
The NAR's pending home sales index is a forward looking gauge, and the group cautions that it is more … (0 comments)

jacksonville florida real estate: New Tax Breaks on the House - Jacksonville FL Real Esate - 03/06/09 03:30 PM
New Tax Breaks on the HouseBy Broderick PerkinsMarch 5, 2009
Talk about tax shelters.
Your home likely provides more tax relief than any other acquisition, thanks, in part, to new federal laws designed to ease financial suffering in the recessionary economy.
Building on a host of existing tax benefits for homeowners, new breaks help you save money on buying a home, owning a home and selling a home.
Check your state for specific rules on income tax breaks levied by your state or other jurisdiction. They don't all match the federal deals.
First up? Breaks made available from the federal "Mortgage … (0 comments)

jacksonville florida real estate: Florida's existing home, condo sales rise in January 2009 - 03/02/09 10:52 AM
ORLANDO, Fla. - Feb. 25, 2009 - Florida's existing home sales rose in January, making it the fifth month in a row that sales activity showed increases in the year-to-year comparison, according to the latest housing data released by the Florida Association of Realtors® (FAR). Existing home sales rose 24 percent last month with a total of 8,450 homes sold statewide compared to 6,810 homes sold in January 2008, according to FAR. "Many people are looking at today's market and seeing opportunities to find the home or business they've always wanted," said 2009 FAR President Cynthia Shelton. "With a range of available … (0 comments)


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