Real estate

File photo of a house that was sold. (Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

South Florida Businessman Sentenced To Prison For Real Estate Scheme

A prominent South Florida businessman was sentenced Wednesday to five years in federal prison for turning what had been a legitimate real estate investment business into a multimillion-dollar fraud scheme affecting hundreds of investors, including a well-known Roman Catholic prep school.

04/04/2012

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Florida Senate Panel Clears Foreclosure Bill Despite Objections

The state’s mortgage foreclosure process would be speeded up and streamlined under a new proposal cleared by a Senate panel on Monday.

CBS Tampa–02/20/2012

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Federal report: Home flipping drove housing bubble

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Federal Reserve Bank of New York says real estate investors drove the housing bubble that led to record foreclosures in Nevada, California, Arizona, Florida and other states.

12/12/2011

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