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    FinCEN Takes Aim at Real Estate Secrecy in Manhattan and Miami

    The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today issued Geographic Targeting Orders (GTO) that will temporarily require certain U.S. title insurance companies to identify the natural persons behind companies used to pay “all cash” for high-end residential real estate in the Borough of Manhattan in New York City, New York, and Miami-Dade County, Florida.

    Do-It-Yourself Home Improvement Scholarships Available

    Home improvement scholarships are now available to qualified City of Tampa Water Department customers through a partnership with Hillsborough County Public Schools. The next eight-week (16 sessions) Home Improvement course starts Tuesday, January 26, from 6-9 p.m. Classes are being taught at the D.G. Erwin Technical Center (HiTEC) located at 2010 East Hillsborough Avenue. Seating is limited

    John Lazenby Installed as 2016 President of the Orlando Regional REALTOR® Association

    The Orlando Regional REALTOR® Association officially inducted member John Lazenby, Colony Realty Group, Inc., as 2016 president at its Annual Awards and Inaugural gala

    Record Participation as MIAMI Realtors Meet with Legislators in Tallahassee

    The nation’s largest local Realtor organization will bring nearly 100 members, an association record, to Tallahassee to discuss significant legislative issues impacting the South Florida real estate market. The representatives of the 41,000-member MIAMI Association of REALTORS® (MIAMI) will meet with state legislators Jan. 12-13 during the 46th annual Great American Realtor Days

    MIAMI International Real Estate Congress Attracts Foreign Delegates, Industry Speakers

    The MIAMI Association of REALTORS® (MIAMI) and the Greater San Diego Association of REALTORS® (SDAR) co-presented the 21st annual International Real Estate Congress on Nov. 8-11 in Miami and San Diego. About 50 foreign delegates from 15 different countries networked and collaborated with more than 400 U.S. and foreign real estate professionals in both cities

    Shane Gerwig, Lake County Building Services Division Manager, appointed to Florida Building Commission

    Gov. Rick Scott recently appointed Lake County Building Services Division Manager Shane Gerwig to the Florida Building Commission, a 26-member technical body responsible for the development, maintenance and interpretation of the Florida Building Code through a consensus-building process. Gerwig will fill a previously vacant seat for a term ending Jan. 15, 2019.

    Brazil is Top Foreign Country Searching for South Florida Real Estate

    Brazil continues to lead all global consumers searching online for South Florida real estate, according to new statistics from the MIAMI Association of REALTORS® (MIAMI), America’s largest local Realtor group The South American nation of 200 million residents finished as the top international country using MIAMI’s search portal

    Adjusted building impact fee for education goes into effect Jan. 11, 2016

    Beginning Monday, Jan. 11, 2016, the new adjusted educational impact fees will be $5,856 for a mobile home, $8,045 for a multi-family dwelling, and $9,324 for a single-family home. Educational impact fees are imposed by local governments and paid by developers to address the increase in school facility infrastructure demands created by new development

    Jacksonville Title Agent Defrauds Clients of Nearly $400,000 While Operating Unlicensed Real Estate Title Agency

    Florida’s Department of Financial Services (DFS) Division of Insurance Fraud (DIF) today announced the arrest of Kristine Ann Spahr, 41, after her alleged intentional misappropriation of nearly $400,000 in real estate escrow funds as an effort to gain personal monetary profit while she was illegally operating her Nassau and Duval county-based insurance company, Signature Title and Trust LLC.

    MIAMI Association of REALTORS® to Promote South Florida Real Estate in China

    The MIAMI Association of REALTORS® (MIAMI) will be promoting South Florida real estate at LPS Shanghai 2015, one of the world’s top luxury real estate expos. More than 5,000 affluent real estate buyers and investors from China and around the globe will be attending the Dec. 11-13 event at the Shanghai Marriott City Centre.

    Floridians to Receive More Than Six Million Dollars in SunTrust Settlement

    Attorney General Pam Bondi announced that more than 4,000 Florida borrowers are receiving checks this week from SunTrust Mortgage as part of a multistate settlement. Florida’s share of the settlement payments is second in the nation only to Georgia. The 2014 settlement with SunTrust Mortgage Inc. by Attorney General Bondi, 48 other states, the District of Columbia and the Federal government required Suntrust to provide $550 million in various forms of relief to homeowners, including a $40 million fund for payments to certain borrowers who lost their homes to foreclosure.

    Mayor Buckhorn to Join Community Leaders for Jackson Heights Clubhouse Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

    On Wednesday, December 9th at 11:30 a.m. Mayor Buckhorn will join community leaders to unveil the renovations to the Jackson Heights Community Clubhouse. The property has gone through a $6,000,000 rehabilitation of the 111 units. Southport Development, Inc. used the $54,000 per unit of construction costs to fully modernize each unit, upgrade the common areas, add project amenities, and substantially increasing security measures making the property a gated access community

    SHARE Ross Votes to Strengthen Our Nation’s Transportation Infrastructure

    U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, released the following statement after voting to pass the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act, which is a five-year surface transportation reauthorization bill. Included in this comprehensive transportation package are important provisions such as language restoring funds previously cut from the Crop Insurance program and H.R. 2997, thePrivate Investment in Housing Act of 2015, which was introduced by Rep. Ross to provide the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) the authority to establish a demonstration program and

    Ross Votes to Strengthen Our Nation’s Transportation Infrastructure

    U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, released the following statement after voting to pass the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act, which is a five-year surface transportation reauthorization bill. Included in this comprehensive transportation package are important provisions such as language restoring funds previously cut from the Crop Insurance program and H.R. 2997, the Private Investment in Housing Act of 2015, which was introduced by Rep. Ross to provide the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) the authority to establish a demonstration program and enter into budget-neutral, performance-based agreements that result in the reduction of energy and water costs for multifamily housing.

    Household hazardous waste collection event to be held in Mount Dora

    The Lake County Solid Waste Division is encouraging Lake County residents to dispose of toxic materials in a safe and environmentally sensitive way at an upcoming Household Hazardous Waste Collection event. The county’s Household Hazardous Waste Mobile Unit will be on site from 9 a.m. – noon on Thursday, Dec. 17, at the Walmart parking lot, located at 17030 U.S. Highway 441, in Mount Dora

    U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor sees huge FL win with passage of federal transportation bill, FAST Act: “Greatest funding increase for federal road, bridge and transit programs since the Recovery Act”

    After numerous stopgap measures used over the past several years to merely keep transportation funding afloat, a bipartisan agreement for the long-stalled transportation and infrastructure bill passed the House and Senate yesterday and is on its way to the President to be signed into law. The Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act will invest $281 billion in local communities across the country over the next five years, boosting Florida’s share of the Federal Highway Funding by more than $890 million.

    Mayor Buckhorn To Join President Obama’s Export Council to Discuss Trans-Pacific Partnership and U.S. Infrastructure

    Mayor Bob Buckhorn, Chair of the U.S. Council of Mayors TPP Task-force, will join CEOs, Senators, Congressmen, and high ranking Administration officials and cabinet members to participate in a discussion on the Trans-Pacific Partnership and U.S. Infrastructure at the White House with President Obama’s Export Council

    Miami Luxury Single-Family Home Sales Rise in 3Q

    Miami luxury single-family home sales increased 5.3 percent year-over-year in the third quarter as total inventory for all existing luxury properties rose, according to new data from the MIAMI Association of REALTORS® (MIAMI

    Florida Polytechnic University’s IST Building Wins National Steel Building Award

    The Innovation, Science and Technology Building (IST) at Florida Polytechnic University in Lakeland, Fla., has earned national recognition in the 2015 Innovative Design in Engineering and Architecture with Structural Steel awards program (IDEAS2).

    The Miami/Fort Lauderdale Market Accounts for Half of All International Home Sales in Florida

    South Florida has long ranked as one of America’s top places for international home buyers because of its world-class amenities, global business center and proximity to Latin America, according to the MIAMI Association of REALTORS® (MIAMI).

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