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Florida Real Estate News – Study Consumers uneasy about paperless transactions

Florida Real Estate News – Study Consumers uneasy about paperless transactions Buyers can secure a mortgage using only electronic documents, but 70% aren’t comfy doing everything through a smartphone even if they like the convenience. Study: Consumers uneasy about paperless transactions NEW YORK – Many mortgage lenders are phasing out physical paperwork in favor of electronic documents. That may make organization easier for consumers, but a new study found that they’re still more comfortable holding physical documents. Digital Risk, a mortgage outsourcing solutions firm, surveyed about 1,000 homeowners and 509 renters….

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Florida Real Estate News – Study Fla. in top 5 for commercial development

Florida Real Estate News – Study: Fla. in top 5 for commercial development NEW YORK – Florida ranks fifth nationwide for commercial development, according to NAIOP, a commercial real estate development association. By sector, it’s third in retail, third in warehouse/flex sectors and seventh in office space. Development, construction and ongoing operations of new commercial real estate in the United States – office, industrial, warehouse and retail – supported 6.25 million American jobs and contributed $861 billion to U.S. GDP in 2016, according to the report, “Economic Impacts of Commercial…

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Florida Real Estate News – Study Immigrants key to homeownership growth

Florida Real Estate News – Immigrants Key to Homeownership Growth Foreign-born residents will have a “significant impact” on the housing market according to “Housing in America: Immigrants and Housing Demand,” released by the Urban Land Institute’s Terwilliger Center for Housing. The report also notes that if the current levels aren’t sustained, the industry could suffer. One sales coach asks: What can we learn from the immigrant mindset? “Immigrants have helped stabilize and strengthen the housing market throughout the recovery,” says Stockton Williams, executive director of the Terwilliger Center. “Immigrants’ housing…

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Florida Real Estate News – Study South Florida susceptible to underground mix of salt water with freshwater

Florida Real Estate News – Study: South Florida susceptible to underground mix of salt water with freshwater Study published by the journal Science also cited risk to Long Island and Southern California Ohio State University hydro-geologist Audrey Sawyer said only a minor amount of seawater will make drinkable water undrinkable. The journal Science published a new study showing 9 percent of U.S. coastal areas are susceptible to a contaminated underground mix of fresh water and salt water, including southeastern Florida. The study features the first map of underground water flows…

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Florida Real Estate News – Study finds Broward beats Dade for house flipping

Florida Real Estate News – Study finds Broward beats Dade for house flipping Report on house flipping in U.S. markets ranks Pembroke Pines 18th best, Lauderdale 45th   WalletHub: A flipped home is one that sells twice in a year. House flippers find better opportunities in Broward County than in Miami-Dade County, according to a report by the personal finance website WalletHub. The WalletHub report ranked Pembroke Pines as the 18th best U.S. market for flipping houses and Fort Lauderdale as 45th best. Hialeah ranked 79th and Miami 82nd. The personal…

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