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Realtors: Florida housing set to get 2016 boost

The numbers from 2015 showed home sales and listings healthy
The Florida housing market for 2015 increased by 12.4% from 2014 in single-family home sales. Year-over-year growth in 2015's final quarter was more subdued, signaling a possible return in 2016 to more stable rates of sales growth.
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Tampa-area police search for man accused of preying on female real estate agents

Women claim man made inappropriate advances
Less than two weeks after an Arkansas jury found Arron Lewis guilty of abducting and killing Realtor Beverly Carter in 2014, demonstrating the ultimate risk that Realtors and real estate agents face in their chosen profession, Tampa-area police are asking for the public’s help to find a man accused of preying on female real estate agents.
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BankUnited execs: Our struggle with mortgage originations

Home lending 'marred by thin margins and volatility'
BankUnited executives divulged more information on the bank’s decision to stop originating mortgages during its fourth-quarter conference call Thursday morning. While the bank remains positive on other part of its business, it couldn't say the same for its mortgage business.
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St. Joe Company, former execs settle with SEC over alleged real estate overvaluing

Company accused of "materially overstating" earnings during financial crisis
The St. Joe Company, one of Florida’s largest landowners and real estate developers, and several of the company's former executives settled charges brought by the Securities and Exchange Commission, which accused the company of overvaluing its real estate holdings during the financial crisis.
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Brock & Scott adds Ronald Wolfe & Associates to default services practice

Addition expands firm’s coverage in state of Florida
Brock & Scott, a real estate law firm with offices in Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia and Florida, announced the expansion of its default services practice with the addition of Ron Wolfe and his team from the office of Ronald R. Wolfe & Associates.
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