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Real Estate Trends: Fla. ‘outperformed’ the U.S.

Real Estate Trends: Fla. ‘outperformed’ the U.S.

In 2016, Florida’s economy outperformed the nation in part because of better job creation, according to several economists who spoke to a standing-room-only crowd of about 500 Realtors® at the 2017 Florida Real Estate Trends event Thursday during Florida Realtors Mid-Winter Business Meetings.

Posted on: 2017-01-27 20:07:08

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Lenders still don’t use best credit-scoring models

Lenders still don’t use best credit-scoring models

You probably know that your credit score is a crucial factor in your ability to qualify for a mortgage. You might also know that your score can vary depending on the type of scoring model your lender uses. If it's an old, outdated version you might get a lower score. If it's a newer, more advanced model, you've got a better shot at being scored more fairly.

Posted on: 2016-12-08 20:46:24

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Beware: Wire fraud on the rise

Beware: Wire fraud on the rise

More real estate professionals are communicating with buyers and sellers mainly via email. As an example, the sales associate may advise the buyer or seller to look for wiring instructions from the title company via email. Beware, cyber criminals are hacking email accounts and sending emails with fake wiring instructions.

Posted on: 2016-12-08 20:42:10

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4 of 5 top Miami home seekers from South America

4 of 5 top Miami home seekers from South America

Colombia remains the top foreign country searching for South Florida real estate, according to new data released by the Miami Association of Realtors®. The South American nation finished as the top international country using Miami's search portal, and it has been No. 1 for nine consecutive months.

Posted on: 2016-12-05 15:37:54

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