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.

Congresswoman Wilson Announces $1.9 Million in Veterans Homelessness Prevention Grants

WASHINGTON, D.C. - July 18, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, Congresswoman Frederica Wilson (D-Fla.) announced nearly $2 million in federal grants from the Department...

Wells Fargo brings the NeighborhoodLIFT program to Jacksonville to help local housing market recover

JACKSONVILLE, FL - July 5, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC), one of America’s leading community banks and the nation’s largest...

Florida Should Require Praetorian Insurance to Cut Rates Charged to Homeowners by at Least...

Washington D.C. - July 3, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- In testimony filed today, the Consumer Federation of America (CFA) called for the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation (OIR) to require Praetorian Insurance Company to cut homeowners’ insurance rates by at least 44.1 percent. Praetorian sold in excess of $430 million in “force placed” insurance in Florida in 2011, as Balboa Insurance Company and QBE Specialty Insurance Company. Praetorian has requested that the rates for the largest insurer in the group, Balboa, remain unchanged.

Man Pleads Guilty to a $2 Million Mortgage Fraud

TALLAHASSEE, FL - June 29, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Robert Martin Tolentino, 50, of Grand Rapids, Michigan, pleaded guilty in federal court in Tallahassee today to defrauding SunTrust Mortgage, Inc. on a $2 million mortgage. The guilty plea was announced Pamela C. Marsh, United States Attorney for the Northern District of Florida.


Orlando, FL - June 28, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- CBRE Capital Markets arranged the sale of Saxon Crossings Shopping Center, a 119,590-square-foot community shopping center located in Orange City for $20,730,000. CBRE Senior Vice President Cliff Taylor of the Jacksonville office and First Vice President Daniel Baker of the firm’s Orlando office marketed the asset for sale and negotiated the transaction on behalf of the seller, Saxon Crossing Partners. The buyer, Inland Real Estate, is a Chicago-based REIT focused on the acquisition of shopping centers


Boynton Beach, FL - June 28, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today NAHB Research Center President & CEO Michael Luzier presented a gold-level green certification to the builder of Boynton Beach’s Seabourn Cove, a gated community of 456 high-end rental homes. The certification was for the community’s first building certified to the National Green Building Standard ICC 700-2008 (NGBS), but builder FM Contract Services, LLC, hopes this is just the first of many. The company will seek gold NGBS certification for all residential buildings in the community. If all goes as planned, Seabourn Cove will be by far the largest gold-level multifamily community certified by the NAHB Research Center.


Margate, FL - June 28, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- CBRE announced today the sale of Lakewood Shopping Center, a 236,679-square-foot shopping center located on West Atlantic Boulevard in Margate, Florida. The property was acquired by an affiliate of Toronto/Florida-based North American Development Group (NADG) for $31.5 million from a wholly owned subsidiary of Inland American Real Estate Trust, Inc. CBRE’s National Retail Investment Group in Florida provided exclusive representation to the seller in the transaction.


Miami Lakes, FL - June 27, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- CBRE announced today the sale of Miami Lakes Research & Industrial Park, an eight-building R&D manufacturing campus located at 14400–14560 NW 60th Avenue. The 290,529-square-foot campus was purchased by the original developer of the asset, The Graham Companies, for $14.3 million, or $49 per square foot. CBRE represented the seller, MCP EWE LLC (a joint venture between The Easton Group & Marcus Partners), in the transaction.

RSS feeds and other online syndication of properties made simple with IDX Broker software

EUGENE, OR - June 21, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- New York City suburbs are now easier to find a home in, without ever leaving you own, thanks to the joint partnership between IDX, Inc. and Jim Carrell. Carrell has adopted the amazing IDX Broker software, giving him the unique ability to display thousand of Sunshine MLS (SSMLS) listings directly on his search page. Home seekers around Naples, Florida can now quickly search for homes all over Naples and beyond, without ever stepping foot outside or riding the subway, on the new IDX enabled website of Carrell.


Tampa, FL – September 22, 2011 – VF Imagewear continues growing in Tampa Bay. The industry apparel company inked a new lease at Oak Creek I, taking the full 222,000-square-foot building. CB Richard Ellis brokers, Rick Narkiewicz and John Jenkins were the sole brokers in the transaction

Hillsborough County Section 8 Transition To Tampa Housing Authority

July 26, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Hillsborough County Affordable Housing and the Tampa Housing Authority (THA) are considering a merger of their Section...

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Colombia tops all Foreign Searches for Miami Real Estate

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Buchanan Slams “Nightmarish” Conditions at VA Nursing Homes

Congressman Vern Buchanan today demanded answers from the Department of Veteran Affairs after reports of deplorable conditions and neglect at VA nursing homes across the nation.