The Daily (092016) Hot Sheet Of Top Real News
U.S. homebuilder sentiment hits one-year high
New-home builders have a rosy outlook about the future based on current trends and their projections for 2017. The monthly index rose 6 points to 65. Read more
New rules cover harassment and domestic violence
HUD: New rules ban "hostile environment" and "quid pro quo" harassment in private and public housing, plus local laws that penalize victims for too many 911 calls. Read more.
Study: Fla. needs to put more homes on less land
UF researchers say 15 million more people will move to Fla. over the next 50 years, and the state should start to focus on building up rather than out. Read more.
Study: Education reduces foreclosures 42%
Research by Vanderbilt University's Peabody College finds the odds of foreclosure are 42% lower among buyers who complete a homebuyer education class. Read more
How to transform a fixer-upper
Investing in fixer-uppers requires a leap of faith and a vision of what the home could be. Turning real estate lemons into lemonade requires skill and patience. Read more
Pompano Beach: Butters buys land for spec industrial project
Panama City: North Downtown CRA to buy, demolish Lee's Motel
Lakeland: NoBay Village takes its first tenants downtown
St. Pete Beach: TradeWinds plans new 12-story hotel