Joe Davidoff, a 29-year old business development manager, and his wife Anna have been house-hunting in Broward County, Florida since April. So far, the couple has made eight bids, and lost out on five.
At least four of the five bids they lost were to all-cash bidders.
Davidoff and his wife, like many other first-time homebuyers across the country, are being squeezed out by all-cash deals.
All-cash purchases accounted for 65% of all residential sales [...]
Why do so many Americans want us to become more like Nazi Germany? When I was growing up, I was taught that Nazi Germany was the antithesis of everything that America stood for. I truly believed that we were “the land of the free” and that we were a bright, shining example for the rest of the world. Unfortunately, over the past couple of decades America has been eagerly [...]
Florida House and Senate budget leaders have awarded Palm Beach County Sheriff Ric Bradshaw $1 million for a new violence prevention unit aimed at preventing tragedies like those in Newtown, Conn., and Aurora, Colo., from occurring on his turf.
Bradshaw plans to use the extra $1 million to launch “prevention intervention” units featuring specially trained deputies, mental health professionals and caseworkers. The teams will respond to citizen phone calls to a [...]
Someone NEEDS to go to jail.
* In 59 voting districts in the Philadelphia region, Obama
received 100% of the votes with not even a single vote recorded for Romney.. (A mathematical and statistical impossibility).
* In 21 districts in Wood County Ohio, Obama received 100% of the votes where GOP inspectors were illegally removed from their polling locations – and not one single vote was recorded for Romney. (Another statistical impossibility).
* In [...]
The city’s hedge-fund executives are flying south — and it’s not for vacation.
An increasing number of financial firms, especially private equity and hedge funds, are fed up with New York’s sky-high city and state tax rates and are relocating to the business-friendly climate in Florida’s Palm Beach County.
And they’re being welcomed with open arms — officials in Palm Beach recently opened an entire office dedicated to luring finance hot shots [...]