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With the real estate market in south Florida still trying to recover, so much attention has been given to the $8000 First Time Home Buyer Tax Credit. It certainly has helped with getting many buyers off the fence to take advantage of affordable home prices and low interest rates. So much attention has been given […]


Meet the Pushy Realtor

by Rodney Forbes on May 22, 2009

Hopefully you never have to meet this guy! We can do better. If you are interested in buying or selling a home in the Palm Beach County area, specifically Palm Beach Gardens, Jupiter and West Palm Beach, please visit my Forbes Realty website. For frequently updated information on foreclosures, short sales, real estate news and […]


Florida Real Estate: Back to the Future

by Rodney Forbes on May 2, 2009

James L Butkiewicz At the dawn of the 20th century, fewer than half of all households in the United States owned their own home. Fueled by rapid income growth during the 1920s, home ownership increased to 47.8% in 1930 from 46.5% in 1900 but then declined to 43.6% in 1940. An obstacle to homeownership at […]


Palm Beach the New Las Vegas..Not Yet

by Rodney Forbes on May 1, 2009

I enjoyed this article excerpt from the Palm Beach Post. For years the gaming dollars have been going south of Palm Beach County. Maybe the politicians have finally realized we can keep the revenue in the county. It’s too bad there has to be so much political posturing and games being played (no pun intended) […]