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Lake County Fire Rescue reminds residents to change smoke alarm batteries during daylight saving...

“Having a working smoke alarm allows residents time to get out of a burning home, and cuts the chances of dying in a residential fire in half,” said Lake County Fire Rescue Fire Marshal Capt. Michael Vitta. “Most home fire deaths resulted from fires in homes without a proper smoke alarm, which is why it is so important to install smoke alarms in every bedroom, outside each sleeping area and on every level of your home, and to make sure they are working at all times.”

AUTHORIZE CEPP TO SEND WATER SOUTH

Florida lawmakers from both parties and both chambers united to push for Congressional authorization of the Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP) in the upcoming Water Resources Development Act to allow this vital project to move forward without further delay. Once completed, CEPP will increase water flow south of Lake Okeechobee, reducing the harmful discharges to the St. Lucie and Caloosahatchee rivers to the east and west of the lake. Congressman Patrick E. Murphy (FL-18) led this effort in the House with Congressman David Jolly (FL-13) alongside support from U.S. Reps. Gus Bilirakis (FL-12), Corrine Brown

Sidewalk Closure on Doyle Carlton Drive Will Begin January 4, 2016 for Riverwalk Construction

As part of construction of the latest Riverwalk segment, the City of Tampa will begin demolition of the existing sidewalk along Doyle Carlton Drive between Laurel Street and Water Works Park on Monday, January 4, 2016. The sidewalk will be closed to all pedestrian traffic along the river while construction is on-going. Work is expected to be completed by the end of April 2016.

Morgan family visits Coalition to celebrate $100,000 raised for homeless vets

Turning to the veterans in attendance, he then said, “We appreciate, most importantly, the veterans and their service to our country. There is no greater tragedy than to have one serve their country and then come back to the country they protected only to find that they don’t have a home and they’ve fallen on hard times. The Coalition does great work here in the community to rehabilitate veterans and to acclimate them back into the community.”

REALTOR® finalists revealed for 2015 ORRA Good Neighbor Awards

REALTORS® don’t just help people realize their dreams of homeownership, they also help build communities. Ten of those community-building REALTORS® have been honored for their efforts and named finalists for the 2015 Orlando Regional REALTOR® Association Good Neighbor Awards.

Realtor® Tara Moore: Building Relationships

For Tara Moore, choosing a career in real estate wasn’t a stretch. Her father was a RE/MAX broker for 40 years in New York state and she grew up in the business. “I used to love going with him to show houses,” says Moore, a Realtor® with RE/MAX Select in Winter Garden who was recently named one of the National Association

Lake County residents welcome to drop off household hazardous waste in Lady Lake

The Lake County Solid Waste Division is encouraging 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, Oct. 1, at the Lady Lake Convenience Center, located at 1200 Jackson St., in Lady Lake. The collection event is open to Lake County residents only.

Interested in a Real Estate Career? Apply for Florida Real Estate Commission Education and...

Do you know a student interested in a real estate career? Then you’ll want to find out more about the Florida Real Estate Commission (FREC) Education and Research Scholarships. But get ready: The online application process opens Sept. 21, 2015, and ends Nov. 2 at noon

CBRE ARRANGES $111 MILLION SALE OF EAST TAMPA OFFICE PARK

CBRE has arranged the sale of a portfolio of five Class A office properties totaling 575,852 square feet in the Highland Oaks office park, a 1-million-square-foot suburban office park in Tampa, FL. An undisclosed buyer acquired the property for $111 million. CBRE represented the seller in the transaction.

Palm Beach County: Home Sales Dropped to 38 Median Days on Market

Year-over-year market statistics for July 2015 reported accelerated demand for single family homes in Palm Beach County. Closed sales rose 19.5 percent from 1,515 to 1,810 transactions, and median sale price rose 3.3 percent from $280,000 to $289,250. Meanwhile, median days on market dropped a significant 30.9 percent from 55 to 38 days. As for inventory levels, they continued to decline, down 6.7 percent from 7,246 to 6,761 active listings and down 21.6 percent from 5.7 to 4.5 months’ supply.

Florida CFO Jeff Atwater Secures Multi-Million Dollar Settlement in Large-Scale State Contract Investigation

Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater today announced that a $15.5 million settlement has been secured as a result of a contract investigation involving U.S. Foods, Inc. The investigation conducted by the Department of Financial Services’ Office of Fiscal Integrity concluded that U.S. Foods falsely inflated its prices for supply food services to the Florida Department of Corrections (DOC) between 2008 and 2014. Through this deceitful billing practice, U.S. Foods wrongly collected millions in state dollars.

CBRE SELLS AND ARRANGES FINANCING FOR ICONIC TAMPA OFFICE TOWER

CBRE has arranged the sale and financing of Rivergate Tower, a Class A, 515,965-square-foot iconic office building located at 400 North Ashley Drive in Tampa, Florida, for an undisclosed price. The sale of Rivergate Tower is the third recent Tampa CBD office tower sale that CBRE has brokered in the last year, following Wells Fargo Plaza and Fifth Third Center.

Palm Beach County: Will We Break 2,000 Monthly Home Sales?

Market conditions are heating up in Palm Beach County. According to year-over-year market statistics for June, single family home sales rose 16.2 percent from 1,636 to 1,901 transactions. Within the breakdown, we also saw noteworthy leaps, including a 35.4 percent increase in sales between $250,000 and $299,999 and a 51.8 percent increase in sales between $600,000 and $999,999

Hunt Mortgage Group Refinances Four Multifamily Properties Located in Tampa, Florida

Hunt Mortgage Group, a commercial real estate lender, announced today that it has provided four Freddie Mac small loans that total $6.5 million to refinance four separate multifamily properties located in Tampa, Florida.

Florida Realtors® Part of Gov. Scott’s Business Mission to France

Representing Florida’s Realtors and the interests of the state’s real estate industry, Florida Realtors® President Andrew Barbar and CEO Bill Martin are back from a recent trade mission in France with Gov. Rick Scott and key business leaders. The group met with French companies and individuals to emphasize the affordability and opportunities for real estate investment in Florida and to show “Florida is a great place to do business.”

McCraney Property Company Secures New 99,214 SF Tenant 60 Days Before Building CO...

McCraney Property Company, a leading developer of modern high-finish industrial properties, secured a new lease for 99,214 square feet 60 days prior to Certificate of Occupancy (CO) at Bent Oak Industrial Park, Building 200, in Orlando, Fla. The transaction with Shepard Exposition Services, an Atlanta-headquartered national event service enterprise focusing on trade shows and experiential marketing, represents a relocation and expansion within the Central Florida market

Florida to Receive $15.4 Million for AmeriCorps Education Projects

The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal agency that administers AmeriCorps, announced new investments of $15.4 million to support AmeriCorps members who will increase student achievement, high school graduation rates, and career readiness in Florida.

McCraney Property Company Inks New 42,839 SF Lease within John Young Business Park to...

WASHINGTON, D.C. - June 16, 2015 - (RealEstateRama) -- McCraney Property Company, a leading developer of modern industrial properties, announced that DEX Imaging...

Rubio, Shaheen Bill Becomes Law

U.S. Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) welcome today’s signing of the “Girls Count Act” into law. The bill, which they introduced earlier this year, will direct current U.S. foreign assistance programming to support the rights of women and girls in developing countries by working to establish birth registries in their countries

Historic, Bipartisan Votes in House Reject President Obama’s Policy of Appeasement of the Castro...

Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL) released the following statement after the United States House of Representatives issued two strong rebukes of President Obama’s policy towards Cuba in both the Commerce, Justice, and Science and the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations bills for FY 2016.

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Colombia tops all Foreign Searches for Miami Real Estate

Colombia continues to lead all foreign countries searching for South Florida real estate, according to new data from the MIAMI Association of REALTORS® (MIAMI). The South American nation finished as the top international country using MIAMI’s search portal, www.Miamire.com, in May 2016. Colombia has now led the rankings for six consecutive months

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MIAMI International Real Estate Congress to Feature Delegates from 12 Countries

Delegates from 12 foreign countries will participate in the 24th annual MIAMI Association of REALTORS® (MIAMI) International Real Estate Congress on Oct. 28-30 at the Biltmore Hotel. More than 300 real estate professionals will attend the prestigious event, which will feature 20 industry speakers, numerous panels and marketing sessions.