Back in 2010, the U.S. Treasury Department announced the creation of the Hardest Hit Fund, a federal program designed to provide the 18 states hit hardest by the foreclosure crisis with much-needed funding to help stabilize their local housing markets.
Once an offer to purchase a home is accepted, the real work begins for the homebuyers, as they must start planning their impending move in earnest. This means picking a mover, packing up their items, buying new furniture and, of course, familiarizing themselves with the new area.
This past summer, we discussed how efforts aimed at introducing an oil drilling operation in the Florida Everglades were encountering considerable opposition from local officials and may stand to be derailed altogether thanks to the previous assignment of a stringent conservation zoning classification to the land in question.
This past summer, our blog discussed how commercial real estate developers and brokers were becoming increasingly tech-savvy in their efforts to land potential buyers, employing the Oculus Rift, GoPro cameras and 3-D modeling software to provide virtual tours of incomplete buildings.