The 011714 Daily Hot Sheet of Palm Beach Real Estate & FL Realtor News

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

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

Friday, January 17, 2014

MLS: RX-3366330

Offered for $279k

West Palm Beach, FL



Lenders must follow new appraisal disclosure rules

Starting tomorrow, lenders must offer more info about their decision. Buyers must receive the appraisal earlier, giving them more time to review underlying data. Read more.

Fla. land conservation amendment headed to ballot

A proposed amendment that would set aside doc stamp taxes for conservation has enough petition signatures to place it on the Nov. 4 general election ballot. Read more.

U.S. homebuilding dips, but last year best since ‘07

Commerce Department: Builders broke ground in Dec. at a seasonally annual rate of 999,000 - 9.8% less than Nov.'s pace, which was the fastest in five years. Read more.


Average rate on 30-year loan at 4.41%

The average for the 30-year FRM fell from 4.51% last week; the 15-year loan average eased to 3.45%. Experts are divided on where they'll head next. Read more.

At least 14,000 letters have bogus Citizens rates

First Community Insurance Co. sent Fla.-owned Citizens customers a letter to convert their coverage, but their comparison cost numbers overstated Citizen's. Read more.


Is your listing offensive?

There is no list of words considered biased under the Fair Housing Act, but the number of iffy ones continues to grow. Some agents avoid "master bedroom" now. Read more.


Jacksonville: Dated office space hampers corporate growth
Northwest Florida: Forecasters optimistic about 2014 housing markets
Orlando: New retail pops up around Lake Nona
Escambia County: Overhaul of county land rules OK’d
Venice: Contractor’s bankruptcy leaves many in lurch

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Comments (4)

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

More great information provided by our friend Winston Heverly on the Real Estate news of the day. 

Jan 17, 2014 10:55 AM
Tom Braatz Waukesha County Real Estate 262-377-1459
Coldwell Banker - Oconomowoc, WI
Waukesha County Realtor Real Estate agent. SOLD!


Thnks for the great information. The picture looks pretty inviting considering how cold it is in Wisconsin right now.

Jan 17, 2014 10:52 PM
Winston Heverly
Winston Realty, Inc. - Atlantis, FL

Thanks for stopping by, sales are average but January is a time to get your ducks in a row for the months to follow.

Jan 18, 2014 10:15 PM
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy


The hot sheet is featuring a lovely home, that pool is sure inviting. A

Jan 19, 2014 09:00 PM