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Court blocks federal plan to extend overtime pay
Overtime changes set to take effect Dec. 1 that could have impacted about 4M workers are now unlikely to be in play before power shifts to a Trump administration. Read more
Orlando grapples with Airbnb, other rental networks
Like other cities in Fla. and across the U.S., Orlando is figuring out how best to regulate Airbnb and other rental services, which help owners rent out their homes on a short-term basis to travelers seeking an alternative to hotels. Read more
Sales of new homes slipped in October
Commerce Dept.: This month's sales fell 1.9% compared to Sept., but sales over the past 10 months are much stronger than the same period in 2015 (up 12.7%). Read more.
Fla. consumer confidence rises slightly in Nov.
UF survey: Consumer sentiment among Floridians rose in Nov. to 90.2 - up less than half a point over Oct. - showing stability during the presidential election. Read more.
More tiny neighborhoods are coming
Tiny homes don't usually meet cities' zoning and building standards, though places like Rockledge, Fla., are looking to change laws to allow for the trend. Read more
Home sizes shrink yet again
NAHB: In 3Q 2016, the average square footage of a new single-family home dropped from 2,620 to 2,602 square feet, as builders again focus on entry-level homes. Read more
North Fort Myers: Remaking the area means luring millennials
Jacksonville: One of largest complexes in area sold for $27M
Palm Beach: Worth Ave. gem Tiffany & Co. on market
Gainesville: Area has state's second-lowest unemployment rate