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Study: Fla. ranks fourth as business friendly state
Tax Foundation: A study of state tax codes that analyzes 100-plus variables in five categories finds that only three U.S. states tax businesses less. Read more
4 Fla. metros at top of 'best cities to invest' list
Orlando ranked No. 1 as the best city in the U.S. to own investment property in a GOBankingRates survey, and Tampa came in second. Miami came in 10th and Jacksonville No. 13 in the top 15 list. Read more.
Pending sales down in Aug. as inventory shrinks
NAR: Low supply took the wind out of housing market momentum as more buyers are put off by steeper home prices or disheartened by the competition. Read more.
Average 30-year mortgage rate slips to 3.42%
Long-term mortgage rates slipped this week to the lowest level since mid-July, and most experts predict they'll stay low or drop even more over the short term. Read more.
Facebook at Work geared to businesses
A new Facebook product could make it easier for brokers and Realtors to stay in touch. It works like Facebook but operates like a single-company Intranet site. Read more
Do-not-call list fees go up on Saturday
Realtors who call private homes can still download five area codes for free, but on Oct. 1 costs rise to $61 for a single area code - $16,714 for all area codes. Read more
Winter Garden: 141K of space slated for new industrial park
Okaloosa Island: Local hotelier wants to bring major resort here
Tampa: Developer closes financing for downtown Publix, 22-story tower
Volusia County: Schools, developers propose deal on impact fee
Jacksonville: Historic downtown building for sale for $8M