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The BankUnited Blacklist: What it Means for Buyers, Builders, and Lenders

Nu River Landing | Fort Lauderdale CondosMuch of the talk around the real estate water coolers the last few days has been about the BankUnited Blacklist. Most lenders have short lists of areas or properties that they will not lend to based on the merit of construction loans, the market, and other factors. But, the reason that the BankUnited lists stands out to most in the real estate world is because of its length. The exact number of properties on the list? 191. Two condos on the list are right here in Fort Lauderdale.

Buyers that are considering buying units in Nu River Landing, Q-Club Condo Hotel, or 189 other buildings mostly in Miami, shouldn’t turn to BankUnited for financial help as these are properties

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Fort Lauderdale Condo Developer Files for Bankruptcy Protection

Strada 315 | Fort Lauderdale Condos - DowntownThe Strada 315 Condominium developer, Strada 315 LLC, has filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Official court documents state that the developer was unable to reach an agreement with their lender, Regions Bank. The developer was trying to strike a deal with the lender to extend a $34.8 million loan on the project. This came as a surprise to many because in the past two months the developer was able to sell 48 of the 117 condo units, significantly reducing its debt to Regions Bank by about $16 million.

Though things don’t look good for the developer right now, court papers also say that a good portion of the remaining units are under contract, and while

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Don’t Let Great Condo Rental Opportunities in Fort Lauderdale Pass You By If you’re like a lot of renters you have been watching the rental prices of Fort Lauderdale Condos go up and then fall back down over and over again the last couple of years. Many renters are content to just sit by and watch the rise and fall of the housing prices. Yet, just when they are going to take action they watch the condo slip away either in a price that creeps back up or to another renter who got to it faster. There are a lot of condos for rent in Fort Lauderdale and instead of just sitting by and waiting for the right opportunity to fall into your lap or waiting for the right price to come along, why not search for it? Find the Perfect Property
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