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Falling Mortgage Rates, South Florida’s Struggling Market & Other News

Delinquent Mortgages Still High

Delinquent Mortgages Still High in South Florida After getting badly battered by the housing downturn, things seem to finally be on the mend for the South Florida housing market. But, despite the baby steps toward improvement, the market still holds the ...

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Insurance Considerations for Real Estate Investors

Insurance Considerations for Real Estate Investors

In any kind of investing, making money is only half the battle. You must also expend considerable effort, time and capital on protecting your gains and making sure they aren’t stripped away from you, whether by an act of God, ...

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Home Sales and Prices Increase, U.S. Housing Market to Improve in 2014

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Investors, Cash Buyers Continue to Drive Housing Recovery We are ending the year with some excellent news for the housing market. Home sales were up in November, and so were home prices. According to housing data firm RealtyTrac, U.S. residential ...

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Prominent Senator Takes Aim at Section 1031 Like-Kind Exchanges

Senator Takes Aim at 1031 Like-Kind Exchanges

A prominent Senator, Max Baucus (D-Montana), has unveiled a draft proposal that would sharply reduce or eliminate a number of tax breaks currently enjoyed by real estate investors. Specifically, the draft proposal would eliminate Section 1031 “like-kind” exchanges. It would ...

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