homeowners http://wlrn.org en South Florida Rent Increases Among The Highest In the Nation http://wlrn.org/post/south-florida-rent-increases-among-highest-nation <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">According to a report published by </span><a href="http://www.axiometrics.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">AXIOMetrics</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, rent increases in Broward, Palm Beach, and Miami-Dade counties rank among the highest 25 in the nation.</span></p><p>For example, in Miami-Dade County the average rent rose 6.29 percent, to $1,485 a month.</p><p>Jay Denton is the vice president for research at AXIOMetrics. He says the high prices in Florida could be due to a demand which exceeds the supply.</p> Tue, 01 Jul 2014 22:00:34 +0000 Carla Javier 34805 at http://wlrn.org South Florida Rent Increases Among The Highest In the Nation Florida Homeowners Will Receive Significant Portion of SunTrust Settlement http://wlrn.org/post/florida-homeowners-will-receive-significant-portion-suntrust-settlement <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A nationwide settlement between SunTrust Mortgage and a state and federal partnership amounts to over $500 million. Nearly 40 percent of the settlement will go to Floridians who financed their homes with SunTrust.</span></p><p>According to Whitney Ray of the Attorney General's Office, 8,400 Floridians have been targeted for direct cash payments. They are borrowers who lost their homes to foreclosure between 2008 and 2013.</p> Fri, 20 Jun 2014 19:34:00 +0000 Carla Javier 34248 at http://wlrn.org Florida Homeowners Will Receive Significant Portion of SunTrust Settlement Condominium And Homeowner Association Call-In Program http://wlrn.org/post/condominium-and-homeowner-association-call-program <p></p> Tue, 17 Jun 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Bonnie Berman, Joseph Cooper & Paul Leary 34018 at http://wlrn.org Condominium And Homeowner Association Call-In Program Citizens Approved For 6.3 Percent Hike On Homeowners http://wlrn.org/post/citizens-approved-63-percent-hike-homeowners <p>Homeowners covered by Citizens Property Insurance Corp. will see an average rate increase of 6.3 percent next year.</p><p>The increase, approved Monday by the Office of Insurance Regulation, is down from a 7.9 percent hike requested on the combined personal-lines and coastal accounts. Citizens officials previously said a 7.9 percent increase wouldn't be enough to cover the projected costs for next year.</p><p>The increase doesn't include sinkhole coverage.</p> Mon, 09 Sep 2013 22:08:48 +0000 Jim Turner & News Service Of Florida 20339 at http://wlrn.org Citizens Approved For 6.3 Percent Hike On Homeowners