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WalletHub: Fla. has 4 of top 10 retirement cities
The website rated 150 cities on affordability, health care, activities and quality of life. Of 11 Fla. cities, all ranked above average - and Orlando was No. 1. Read more.
Fla.'s housing market: Higher median prices in July
The median single-family home price ($223,238) rose 11.6% year-to-year and condo prices rose 6.8%. NAR: Challenged by low supply, July U.S. home sales lost momentum and declined 1.6% year-over-year - the first drop since Nov. 2015. Read more.
Fla. Supreme Court turns down Chinese drywall case
In the case, a Tampa couple wanted the court to reverse an earlier court's decision and rule that their property insurer must cover Chinese drywall damage. Read more.
HUD: Fla. condo guilty of disability discrimination
An Aventura condo assoc. that banned service animals will compensate one person, create an accommodation policy and donate to a disability rights organization. Read more.
Realtors sending $350K to Louisiana flood victims
NAR's Realtors Relief Foundation will donate money to help owners of 60K-plus flood-damaged homes, including some real estate brokerages, in South Louisiana. Read more.
Shades of gray: The new 'it' neutral paint color
Gray walls are becoming the modern, neutral choice for a home's interior spaces. According to paint experts: "Gray is the new beige." Read more.
Leesburg: Boys & Girls Club drops plans for Dabney property
Hillsborough County: Aviation co. to invest $7.5M, generate jobs
Davenport: FedEx site sells for $37M
Cape Coral: Builder carves new chip from old block