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Yearly Archives: 2011

Weston Title Says Tweets & Status Updates May Factor Into Credit Decisions

Fri Oct 14, 2011 on Blog

Just when you think things couldn’t get any more personal online, Mashable posts an article warning that banks may be using your social media profiles against you. Specifically, they are looking up the profiles of customers and applicants and looking for keywords that may predict future financial behavior. For example, posting you were fired from your job could lead a […]

Roy Oppenheim’s Foreclosure Chart of the Week

Sun Oct 9, 2011 on Blog

South Florida Law Blog talks about Foreclosure Hangovers and the wrath of deficiency judgements, but Weston Title is keeping tabs on the South Florida foreclosure numbers reported by The Real Deal. Florida foreclosure defense attorney and legal blogger Roy Oppenheim analyze the South Florida market and pick a chart of the week. As of this month, the number of foreclosures […]

Florida Real Estate Agents Getting Full Commission Despite Housing Lag

Mon Oct 3, 2011 on Blog & Florida Real Estate

Florida Real Estate Agents Get Full 6% Commission Despite Housing Lag Weston Title is at the pulse of the Florida real estate market. Even though low home values continue to cause Florida homeowners grief in the real estate market, people looking to sell their homes are paying the full commission rate demanded by Florida  real estate agents. The Sun Sentinel […]

Weston Title Reports of Mortgage Fraud Increases by 88%

Fri Sep 30, 2011 on Blog & Florida Real Estate

The Florida housing bust continues to be the unwanted gift that keeps on giving. This time, the surprise, that really isn’t, is the number of suspected mortgage fraud cases has jumped up nearly 88% this second quarter as reported by the Wall Street Journal. Earlier this year I noted the Florida foreclosure backlog was once again reduced to a crawl […]