Fannie Mae extends 3.5% closing cost incentive WASHINGTON – March 28, 2014 – Fannie Mae announced that it’s extending the 3.5 percent closing cost assistance incentive for HomePath properties purchased during the FirstLook period in 27 eligible states, including Florida. The FirstLook period gives owner-occupant or public entity buyers 20 days to submit an offer [...]
UCF: Fla. slow to join recovery but now leads nation Fla. jobs bounce back According to employment data released by Gov. Rick Scott’s office: • The state unemployment rate has declined for the past 20 months • Private sector job growth has been positive for 31 months • 503,500 new private sector jobs have been [...]
Fla.’s housing market shows rising prices in Feb. Related: NAR: Feb. existing-home sales remain subdued ORLANDO, Fla. – March 20, 2014 – Florida’s housing market reported higher median prices, more new listings, fewer days on the market and a stable level of inventory in February, according to the latest housing data released by Florida Realtors®. [...]
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