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Is it Finally Time to Buy a Home in West Palm Beach FL?

by Rodney Forbes on November 15, 2010

Home prices in West Palm Beach Florida have been in a serious decline for several years. How long has it been since average prices were this low? Does it mean the time is finally right to buy a home, whether a foreclosure or short sale? Have we reached the bottom in Florida? The following chart […]

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Just when you thought the Florida foreclosure mess couldn’t take one more turn into the Twilight Zone, new information is released about the so called “robosigners” used by one of the largest foreclosures law firms in Florida. In an effort to rush through thousands of home foreclosures since 2007, financial institutions and their mortgage servicing […]

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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 […]

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