The Daily 110613 Hot Sheet of Palm Beach Real Estate & FL Realtor News

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Real Estate Broker/Owner with Winston Realty, Inc. BK63078915

 

The Daily Hot Sheet of Palm Beach Real Estate & FL Realtor News

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

www.WinstonRealty.co   561-247-7376

 

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TODAY'S TOP STORIES

Fla.’s housing market continues upswing in 3Q 2013

Closed sales (17.3%), median price (18.6%) rose for single-family homes; condo sales up (11.3%), price (23.8%). National single-family median price up 12.5%. Read more.

 

Americans prefer mixed-use, walkable communities

NAR: 52% like single-family homes with large yards, but 78% say neighborhood trumps house size; and 55% would trade a big yard for a walkable location. Read more.

 

Rules restrict lenders use of force-placed insurance

A loan servicer can no longer receive a commission or fee from an insurer for force-placed insurance policies if Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac hold the mortgage. Read more.

 

Iowa City lowers its flood insurance rates

A FEMA certification for flood mitigation efforts lowered everyone's flood ins. costs 10%. But the city asked for a re-certification and costs went down 15%. Read more.

 

Fla. Senate’s Lake Okeechobee plan: $220 million

A committee yesterday backed plans to clean the lake and help riverfront property owners harmed by water surges after the natural river flow is redirected. Read more.

 

NOW YOU KNOW

Make agent reviews work for you – not against you

Agents need to minimize potential harm from unhappy clients and sham online reviews. Top advice: Post everywhere, use video and get lots of reviews. Read more.

 

Make a note of it

Form Simplicity upgrade discount becomes permanent

A short-term $40-off promotion allowed Realtors to add unlimited e-signature and storage options for $59. It proved so successful that it's now permanent. Read more.

 

AROUND FLORIDA

Osprey: Home builder buys office space
Walton County: Agents with CDPE help owners avoid foreclosure
Palm Coast: Color restrictions for new homes reduced
Naples: ‘Tear-down homes’ becoming more popular
Miami: Can adaptive reuse work with large projects?

 

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P. Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA

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Comments (1)

Florida Tolbert Team Keller Williams Advantage
Keller Williams Advantage III Realty in Lake Nona - Orlando, FL
Keller Williams Land Luxury Division Specialist

Winston,

Great to see that Lake Okeechobee is finally getting some of the attention it deserves.  This could be a huge revenue source of tourism dollars to an area that desperately needs it. 

Nov 06, 2013 12:10 PM