Category: Economy

    • Filing for Homestead Exemption

        Florida law allows homeowners to apply for homestead exemption by filing an application with the property appraiser where the they reside by March 1st. According to Florida law, January…

      Written by Mike Stanton
    • What Does the Government Shutdown Mean for Real Estate?

      Many are wondering what will happen in terms of real estate during a government shutdown. Despite conflicting reports, the good news is the Federal Housing Administration will not stop processing loan applications in the event of a government shutdown. Additionally, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)’s Office of Single Family Housing will continue to endorse new loans “in order to support the health and stability of the U.S. mortgage market” the agency said.

      Written by Michelle Schibuola