US home prices rise, but more slowly

US home prices rise, but more slowly
Florida had two of the index's bright spots to start 2014: Miami home prices rose 0.7 percent for the month versus December, while Tampa's prices were up 0.4 percent. The cities were two of only seven where prices rose in January. For the year, Tampa's …
Read more on Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Year after passage of Hernando's ordinance, 'all quiet on the chicken front'
Along the way, she faced opposition from home builders and Realtors. She tried to get support from big names like Michelle Obama and Martha Stewart. That didn't happen, but she did get a letter of support from the folks at the newly opened Rural King …
Read more on Tampabay.com

Letters: Commission picked builders over schoolchildren
When faced with the choice of protecting the building industry or school system in Hernando County, the board chose the building industry. The builders argue that the added cost of the impact fees will hinder new home construction in Hernando County.
Read more on Tampabay.com