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Homeowners Frustrated By Increase In Flood Insurance Rates

By on October 4th, 2013 | Last updated: October 4, 2013 at 10:14 am

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An increase in flood insurance went into effect Tuesday, but many Floridians are still voicing their distaste for the new law. The National Flood Insurance wants to collect more from those who it said have been underpaying to bring down their $24 billion deficit.

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Florida’s foreclosure rate ranked worst in U.S. last year

By on January 18th, 2013 | Last updated: January 18, 2013 at 4:30 pm

Florida had the highest foreclosure rate last year, according to a Thursday report from RealtyTrac. One in 32 Florida houses, or 3.11 percent of the state’s houses, had at least one foreclosure filing.

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Real estate prospects looking less dim in Sunshine State

By on May 14th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:14 am

Florida’s real estate market outlook improved in the first quarter of 2012 according to a new survey from the University of Florida.  Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Forrest Smith spoke with Tim Becker, the director of the  Bergstrom Center for Real Estate [...]

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