BUNNELL — Flagler County's traditional public high schools earned spots on a list of the nation's top high schools.
Flagler Palm Coast and Matanzas were the only schools in the area that were ranked on U.S. News and World Report's Best High Schools list, which was released Tuesday.
The rankings are based on statewide assessments and participation and passing rates on Advanced Placement tests and International Baccalaureate tests, with an emphasis
Americans bought new homes in May at the fastest pace in more than two years. The increase suggests a modest recovery in the housing market continues, despite weaker job growth.
The Commerce Department said Monday that sales of new homes increased 7.6 percent in May from April to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 369,000 homes. That’s the best pace since April 2010, the last month that buyers could qualify… Read More
Our long, regional nightmare may be over.
Home sales in Volusia and Flagler counties are not only looking healthier, they are showing year-over-year improvements that rival the numbers of the housing boom in the middle part of the previous decade.
This time, the trend looks sustainable. In the Volusia-Flagler region, sales of existing homes total 8,490 through the end of October. If this rate continues, 2012 could exceed 2006 sales.… Read More
NEW YORK – Nov. 16, 2012 – The big discounts in the housing market are fading, and investors are taking notice that time is ticking. Blackstone Group LP, one of the world’s largest private-equity firms, says that investors likely have less than two years to buy up foreclosed U.S. homes as prices rise and supplies shrink.
Blackstone has spent about $1.5 billion on 10,000 foreclosed homes this year alone. It is the… Read More
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