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Florida foreclosures decline by 41,435 in one year
RealtyTrac: The state is still tops in the number of completed foreclosures with about 14% of the U.S. total, but the problem has subsided to 2007 levels. Read more.
Technology: Realtors' top five complaints
What tech issues stress agents the most? Florida Realtors Tech Helpline put together the top five. Leading the list? A computer that's too slow followed by viruses, malware and adware. Read more
High new-home costs: It's labor, not materials
The cost of raw materials - asphalt, iron, steel and diesel - has fallen, but total new-home construction prices are up 1.8% because labor costs are soaring. Read more.
Apple unveils 10 new software enhancements
Review: Apple's iPhones, iPads and Macs will receive upgrades, the company announced yesterday. One perk for Realtors: Photos will be easier to find. Read more.
Lower rates, larger loans for green apartments
Lenders are rewarding apartment properties that use less energy with lower interest rates and larger loans - and a number of multifamily owners are signing up. Read more
The top 6 questions buyers ask sellers
These topics come up. Sellers who provide the answer first not only save time, they also appear honest and helpful in a potential buyer's eyes. Read more