Miami Business News

News from Miami, Florida (FL) USA – Miami business news, as issued by the Send2Press Newswire service.

Women in Business Collaborate for Selfless Cause

MIAMI, Fla., Nov. 1, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On November 12, 2016 professional women in South Florida and surrounding areas will gather together at White Hall Miami in Sunny Isles Beach for the second annual Tips and Tea Professionals’ Night Out. Produced by Ameliorate Strategies and Development Group LLC, Tips & Tea is an exclusive event coordinated for the personal development and professional advancement of women from all backgrounds, industries, and affiliations.

The Pink Fund and Fred Astaire Dance Studio – Bay Harbor Islands Seek Breast Cancer Survivors for Nationwide Fundraising Event

MIAMI BEACH, Fla., June 30, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Are you a survivor? Do you know a survivor? Has breast cancer affected your life in any way? If so, Dancing With The Survivors(R), presented by The Pink Fund and Fred Astaire Dance Studio – Bay Harbor Islands, and which returns to Miami Beach on September 25, 2016 at the Aventura Cultural Center, is the event for you.

Gus Machado Ford Celebrates Moms at Dadeland Mall

MIAMI, Fla., May 4, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Gus Machado Ford of Kendall has brought their cars to the center court of The Dadeland Mall. To help celebrate Mother’s Day, the dealer is hosting Indulge, Fashion + Fun for Moms on Thursday, May 5 from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

High-Tech ‘Frankenstein Booze’ Aged without Barrels is Awarded Gold Medal at World’s Top Rum Festival by Internationally Acclaimed Rum Experts

MIAMI, Fla., May 2, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Rational Spirits’ new Santeria Rum made in Charleston, South Carolina, was awarded a Gold medal for Premium Aged Rum from the prestigious RumXP International Tasting Panel at the world’s top rum festival in Miami, Florida: The Miami Rum Renaissance. The festival is held once a year and brings together the most respected and experienced experts in the industry, as well as enthusiasts, to sample and judge hundreds of rums from around the world.

New Book ‘Reinventing Your City’ Reveals Strategies for Urban and Regional Planning

MIAMI, Fla., April 11, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kim Briesemeister and Chris Brown’s new book, ‘Reinventing Your City – Eight Steps to Turn Your City Around’ (ISBN: 978-0986086007), is the essential guide for every city and business leader striving to make their community a better place. Authored by the co-founders of Redevelopment Management Associates, their approach to helping cities grow has resulted in $1 billion in private sector investment.

RMA’s Kim Briesemeister Selected by International Downtown Association to Serve on the Public-Private Partnership Council

MIAMI, Fla., March 22, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The International Downtown Association (IDA) has selected Kim Briesemeister, co-founder of RMA, Redevelopment Management Associates, to serve on the Top Issues Council for Public-Private Partnerships. IDA is the premier association of urban place managers who are shaping and activating dynamic downtown districts, connecting all the stakeholders in a downtown area, and bridging the gap between the public and private sectors.

RMA Rises to the Challenge of Sea Level Change

MIAMI BEACH, Fla., Feb. 10, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — One of the most urgent issues South Florida’s municipal leaders must tackle is sea level rise. Faced with inevitable flooding problems, leaders from around the state recently converged in Key West to discuss the coastal crisis. RMA, which is currently planning and redeveloping several cities along the coast, sent their Director of Urban Design and Planning, Natasha Alfonso, to the Southeast Florida Regional Climate Leadership Summit to help their clients stay ahead of the challenge.

Brazilian Developer OPTIMA expands its activity and launches its first project in the Orlando Walt Disney World area

MIAMI, Fla., Nov. 24, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — OPTIMA, an international developer headquartered in Sao Paulo, Brazil, announces its expansion into the Orlando region and is launching its first project there today, the ‘Regal Palms Elite Townhomes.’

Miami-based photographer Juan Sebastian chosen for international art exhibition ‘SELF MEMORIES’ in conjunction to prestigious Venice Art Biennale

MIAMI, Fla., Aug. 7, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pioneer photographer, Juan Sebastian, showcases his magical photo-realistic work in Venice, Italy, for the international art exhibition of photography, video art, installation, painting and performance art titled ‘SELF MEMORIES – The contemporary sense of awareness’ hosted at the Venice Art House Gallery from the 5th to the 15th of August 2015.

ImageAMMO LLC and MobileMoment LLC Partner to Reach Consumers through Mobile Marketing

MIAMI, Fla., April 29, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ImageAMMO LLC and MobileMoment LLC have entered into an exclusive license and distribution agreement to offer the ImageAMMO platform for use in mobile marketing.

420+ Acres: The ‘Ponderosa’ of Florida, Russell Cattle Ranch to be auctioned Saturday, May 2

MIAMI, Fla., April 21, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The famous Russell Cattle Ranch, a 420+ acres working cattle ranch in Bonifay in north Florida just minutes from I-10, will be auctioned May 2 in a special ‘retirement auction,’ Auction Company of America announced today.

Paris Perfumes Inc. to Release Caron Paris Fragrances in a New Deal with Bergdorf Goodman

MIAMI, Fla., March 30, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Miami-based perfume distributor, Paris Perfumes Inc. announces its new deal with luxury retailer Bergdorf Goodman to sell six rare fragrances and one limited edition of the second most established perfume house in the world, Caron Paris.

David Nour, Enterprise Growth Strategist and best-selling author, to lead the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) 2015 Emerging Leader Conference

MIAMI, Fla., Feb. 3, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — David Nour, enterprise growth strategist, and best-selling author of Relationship Economics(R) and Return on Impact(R), will be leading the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) at their 2015 Emerging Leader Conference on February 5, 2015 at the Loews South Beach Resort in Miami, Florida.

Miami Fall Fundraiser for Philanthropy from the Heart to Benefit Homeless

MIAMI, Fla., Sept. 11, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When Jhasmidah Alexandre, founder, president and CEO of Philanthropy from the Heart, Inc., overcame homelessness, she made a promise that she would give back to help those less fortunate and in need. And, that’s exactly what she’s doing. On Friday, September 26, a free fundraising event will be held at Joe Celestin Center at 1525 NW 135th Street in North Miami, FL 33167, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Got True Fans? Reward Them

MIAMI, Fla., July 24, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, professional sports organizations are clamoring to retain their true fans. If an organization has true fans and would like to retain them while adding more, reward them. True Fan Sports, a name and product development firm in Miami, has created an all-new loyalty rewards campaign, ‘The True Fan Experience.’

Miami Jury Awards $15 Million In Drunk Driver Wrongful Death Case

MIAMI, Fla., Dec. 13, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On December 12, 2013, a Miami-Dade County, Florida jury awarded $15 million in compensatory damages to the parents of a 23-year old son who was killed by a drunk driver. The jury, equally composed of men and women, deliberated for three hours, according to the parents’ attorney, Edward R. Blumberg of Miami, Florida.

Southeast Computer Solutions Form a Strategic Alliance with BAASS Business Solutions to Meet the Demands of Expanding Sage ERP X3 Practice

MIAMI, Fla., Dec. 5, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Southeast Computer Solutions, Inc. (SCS) announced the formation of a strategic alliance with BAASS Business Solutions Inc. (BAASS). The new alliance augments the capabilities and professional service resources for our Sage ERP X3 practice.

Ultimate Gift Combination GoPro and Quik Pod Pole

MIAMI, Fla., Dec. 5, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Quik Pod(R) Extendable Poles from Fromm Works, Inc. allow the photographer to be included in the shot at all times. Great for snowboarding, paragliding, diving, skateboarding and hiking. GoPro(R) shots are taken when no one else can assist with a photo opportunity, the Quik Pod is the original handheld pole for selfies and action shots.

Whilly Bermudez Publishes First in a Series of Positive and Inspirational Children’s Books: ‘WB and The 10 Good Things’

MIAMI, Fla., Aug. 5, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Many people think it is about time that a children’s book was published that has the ability to skillfully instill positive and inspirational values. Whilly Bermudez has stepped-up to the plate with his latest book entitled, ‘WB and The 10 Good Things’ (ISBN: 978-0985579500). Whilly has authored a brilliantly conceived illustrated book for children ages 5-8. This is a ‘feel-good’ book that parents will enjoy sharing with their kids.

Opa-Locka Florida Police Officer Sued for Multiple Fatalities from High Speed Chase

MIAMI, Fla., Aug. 2, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Opa-Locka Florida police chase that resulted in a head-on collision with multiple fatalities on Interstate-95 this past April has prompted the filings of two alleged wrongful death lawsuits by the families’ attorney Edward R. Blumberg.

Dating Book for Women Mid-30s and Beyond Finally Hits Book Stores: Don’t Settle; Discriminate; Stay Single if Necessary

MIAMI, Fla., July 2, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Available this summer from Hypothesis Publishing Company is the first-ever next generation dating book, ‘Lion Taming: How Busy Professional Women Avoid the Seven Most Disappointing Suitors and Date Higher,’ by Corey Weiner.

Biscayne Bay to Expand its International Real Estate Activity into Palm Beach County

MIAMI, Fla., May 13, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Biscayne Bay, an international broker headquartered in Sao Paulo, Brazil, announced its intention to expand its real estate activity to include Palm Beach County, starting today.

Cosmetic Reconstructive Dentistry of North Miami Announces Free Diabetes Screening Days

MIAMI, Fla., Oct. 8, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cosmetic Reconstructive Dentistry recently announced that they will be hosting free diabetes screening days at their Ives Dairy Road location in North Miami starting on October 18, 2012. Future screenings will be held on the third Thursday of each month.

Statement of Marie Pierre Mezidor concerning the death of her husband, Pierre Sonny Mezidor

MIAMI, Fla., Sept. 5, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to Mrs. Mezidor’s attorney, Edward R. Blumberg, Esq., Marie Pierre Mezidor, on behalf of herself, her son, her daughter and the entire Mezidor family, thanks the people of Miami-Dade County for their thoughts and prayers. It has been a difficult 19 days waiting for the authorities to find the body of her beloved husband, Pierre Sonny Mezidor.

Name That Athletic Shoe!

MIAMI, Fla., July 23, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Have you visited an athletic shoe store or department lately? ‘I recently walked into a retail outlet for athletic footwear and was overwhelmed by the number of shoes that were on display, too many to count,’ says Emory Williams Jr., one of the founders of True Fan Sports, Inc., a Miami-based name development firm.

Gems Group Positions for Future with Sage ERP X3 and Southeast Computer Solutions

MIAMI, Fla., April 17, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Southeast Computer Solutions (southeastcomputers.com) announced today that it has sold its first Sage ERP X3 software solution to Miami-based Gems Group.

Combine 40 – From Athletic Fields to The Roadways

MIAMI, Fla., Jan. 16, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Have you ever attended a Sports Combine, or even know what a Combine is? Well if your answer is no, don’t worry you soon will, maybe even have your own Combine, Combine automobile that is. Combine Motor Works, Inc., a Miami based company, is now looking to partner with the right auto manufacturer to help bring the Combine 4.0 auto into reality.

Rental Prices Soaring as Home Values Stay Low

MIAMI, Fla., Dec. 7, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Foreclosure Deals, a leading provider of foreclosure listings, news and information, has released new research on home prices and rent values across the nation. Drawn on data collected from regional and local real estate markets, the numbers demonstrate the relationship between the average cost of rent and the average cost of a home purchase in each state, which can help homebuyers choose the best markets in which to invest.

The Heat-Wave Towel – New Sports Fan Products Available from True Fan Sports

MIAMI, Fla., Nov. 4, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A Heat-Wave during winter! Yes, it’s true. True Fan Sports, Inc., a Miami based company, recently began selling several new sports related products, primarily ‘Sports Rally Towels’ and is today announcing The Heat-Wave Towel(R).

Southeast Computer Solutions Expands Product Portfolio to Include Sage ERP X3

MIAMI, Fla., Oct. 25, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Southeast Computer Solutions (SCS), a Miami-based consulting firm specializing in Sage software solutions, announced today it has added Sage ERP X3 to its product portfolio which also includes Sage ERP MAS 90 and 200, Sage ERP MAS 500, Sage ERP Accpac, Sage Abra, Sage SalesLogix, and SageCRM.

Southeast Computer Solutions Hires Business Development Director Luis Aviles

MIAMI, Fla., Sept. 27, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Southeast Computer Solutions (www.southeastcomputers.com), a Miami-based consulting firm specializing in Sage business software and implementations, announced today the hiring of Luis Aviles. As Business Development Director, Aviles will work with Southeast Computer Solutions (SCS) existing customers as well as developing opportunities with new prospects.

Sage Intergy to Sage ERP MAS 500 Interface Available from Southeast Computer Solutions

MIAMI, Fla., Sept. 20, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Southeast Computer Solutions (SCS), the largest authorized Sage Business Partner in Miami, announced today the availability of an interface between Sage Intergy Practice Management and Sage ERP MAS 500. It was developed and designed by SCS to allow system users to view and analyze financial data collected from both systems daily without duplicate data entry.

Southeast Computer Solutions named one of Accounting Today’s VAR 100 List Third Year in a Row

MIAMI, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Southeast Computer Solutions, a Miami-based consulting firm specializing in Sage business software and implementations, was ranked 75 on the Accounting Today VAR 100, a ranking of the top 100 business software consulting firms in the nation by revenue.

Southeast Computer Solutions Earns Top 100 VAR Status

MIAMI, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Southeast Computer Solutions announced today that it was listed on Bob Scott’s Insights Top 100 VARs. The ranking of the Top 100 mid-market reselling firms is based on revenue for 2010. Southeast Computer Solutions specializes in manufacturing, distribution and warehouse management solutions in the U.S., Caribbean and Latin America.

Tairo International Selects Southeast Computer Solutions and Sage ERP MAS 200 as its Premier Solution

MIAMI, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Southeast Computer Solutions, a leading business partner of Sage Software, announced today that perfume distributor, Tairo International, has selected Sage ERP MAS 200 as its business management solution.

Top 10 AC Charting Artist SJ to Pre-Release Freshman LP

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Top 10 national AC radio charting Miami-based artist, SJ, will pre-release his freshman commercial LP, ‘Coffee,’ on May 31, 2011, following exclusive fan and press events at SoHo House (May 11, New York) and Van Dyke Cafe (May 24, Miami). Released by Acoustic Soul Records, the album channels hints of productions by Jack Johnson, Jason Mraz, Dave Matthews and Counting Crows, with SJ’s personal touch.

Southeast Computer Solutions Expands ERP Software Product Offering with Payables Retention Management for Argentinean Companies

MIAMI, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Southeast Computer Solutions has written an add-on program, Payables Retention Management (PRM), for Sage ERP MAS 500 Spanish Edition to manage local tax requirements in Argentina.

Foreclosures in Florida Drops 12 Percent in April – Slowdown Resulted from Robo-sign Problems

MIAMI, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ForeclosureDataOnline reports that the state of Florida saw a decline in the number of foreclosures from 9,353 in March to 8,224 in April of this year; a 12 percent drop. Of the ten top Florida cities of foreclosures, only Jacksonville had an increase; 1.3841 percent from March to April.

As California Foreclosures Rise, Foreclosure Investment Flourishes

MIAMI, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ForeclosureDeals, an online leader in the foreclosure listings and foreclosure news industry, revealed that while California foreclosures are up significantly since the beginning of the year, foreclosures in California are taking up to a year to reach the market.

Southeast Computer Solutions Continues to Expand Operations in Latin America by Hiring Mauricio Ramirez and Loren Agrenot

MIAMI, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Southeast Computer Solutions (SCS), a Sage Select Business Partner, has announced that Mauricio Ramirez and Loren Agrenot have joined the SCS team as a Sage ERP MAS 500 Implementer and Sage ERP MAS 500 Support Representative respectively and will serve SCS Sage ERP MAS 500 customers in Latin America.

More Florida Foreclosures Rejected by Courts

MIAMI, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ForeclosureDeals, an online leader in the foreclosure listings and information industry, reports that new developments in the Florida foreclosure market could slow the rate of foreclosures drastically statewide. As courts become more reluctant to approve foreclosures and more properties get caught up in lengthy foreclosure proceedings, less homes are going to foreclosure sale.

Central Turbos Selects Southeast Computer Solutions and Sage ERP MAS 500 as Its Premier Solution

MIAMI, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Southeast Computer Solutions (SCS) announced that Central Turbos, headquartered in Miami, Florida, has chose Sage ERP MAS 500 as its new business management solution. Southeast Computer Solutions and Central Turbos have already begun the implementation process.

Changing Market Indicated It Could Be the Best Time to Buy a Foreclosure

MIAMI, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ForeclosureDeals, an online leader in the foreclosure listings and foreclosure information industry, reports that rising mortgage costs and declining foreclosures in many areas signals that now could be the best chance homebuyers have to save money on discount foreclosure homes.

Southeast Computer Solutions Hires Fernando Lollini, CPA, Continues to Expand Operations in Latin America

MIAMI, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Southeast Computer Solutions (SCS), a Sage Select Business Partner, has announced that Fernando Lollini, CPA, has joined the SCS team as Senior Implementer of MAS 500 to serve SCS customers in Latin America.

Foreclosure Filings 2010 Statistics Show No Shortage of Foreclosed Homes

MIAMI, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Record numbers of foreclosures hit the market in 2010, as well as record numbers of people looking to buy them, reports Foreclosure Deals, a leading online provider of foreclosure news and information, in a year-end Foreclosure Filings 2010 review. The record-breaking trend of 2009 continued throughout the year, as foreclosures have remained high and many experts are expecting them to climb even higher in 2011.

Marriott & Renaissance Caribbean & Mexico Resorts and CheapOair Sync Up for a 12 Days of Travel Holiday Giveaway

MIAMI, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Marriott and Renaissance Caribbean & Mexico Resorts (MARCAM) and CheapOair are playing Santa this year and delivering sand and sunshine to a holiday village near you. The two organizations have partnered for a jubilant ’12 Days of Travel’ holiday sweepstakes, giving away hotel stays and airfare vouchers daily via Twitter.

Southeast Computer Solutions Selected as 2010 VAR Star

MIAMI, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bob Scott’s Insights, a publication of the Progressive Media Group, named Miami-based Southeast Computer Solutions as a 2010 VAR Star, a group of 100 organizations honored for their growth, industry leadership and innovation in the mid-market financial software sector.

Southeast Computer Solutions Named to the Sage North America President’s Circle for 2010

MIAMI, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Southeast Computer Solutions, specializing in ERP solutions for distribution, warehouse automation, manufacturing and U.S. companies with divisions and subsidiaries in Latin America, has been named to the Sage America President’s Circle for the 2010 business year. This is the 8th time Southeast Computer Solutions has earned the distinction.

MentalHealthHealing.com Launched on September 20, 2010, and is Now Available to the Public

MIAMI, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MentalHealthHealing offers sound and experienced, professional advice when it comes to mental health healing and mental health issues, such as mental wellness, mental illnesses, and mental disorders. Silvia Trana-Felipes, LMHC asks that anyone and everyone interested in mental health to check out her new website and offer feedback.

Henry Oliver Ford on New Finance for Africa

MIAMI, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mr. Henry Oliver Ford of WFAO announces a new finance structure for West Africa. This new plan for structured finance is to help the socio-economic infrastructure. The plan that Mr. Ford has developed encompasses agriculture development, employee wage generation, Government tax base creation and the use of in-ground assets as a hedge to collateralize development. Henry Oliver is a well organized person that has practiced investment banking for years.

IT Consulting Firm Southeast Computer Solutions Will Donate a Portion of Sales to United Way of Miami this Fall in Recognition of ‘National Preparedness Month’

MIAMI, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Southeast Computer Solutions, a Miami based IT consulting and business software firm, announced today it will donate $100 for every new purchase of its Disaster Recovery Services (through October 31, 2010) to United Way Miami in recognition of National Preparedness Month.

Number of Foreclosures in August, 2010 Still Falling

MIAMI, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Foreclosure Deals, an online leader in the foreclosed homes for sale listings and information industry, announced today that foreclosures increased by 4 percent nationwide during July and still have fallen in the month of August. The month’s total of 325,225 homes represents a 10 percent decrease from foreclosure totals in June 2009, and indicate that the trend of rising bank repossessions is continuing well into the summer.

Henry Oliver Ford says, ‘It’s Time to Provide Some Relief’

MIAMI, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Henry Oliver Ford of WFAO is on a mission. Submerged in poverty, millions of African farmers and their families are victims of food insecurity. Today, subsistence farming is the lot of millions of Africans. The farmers in Ghana Africa need access to improved technologies in order to meet their food needs, increase their crop yields, and hopefully, sell to local, regional, and even international markets.

Henry Oliver Ford – WFAO Continues to Give Back

MIAMI, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Henry Oliver Ford, president of World Food Association Organization S.A. Inc., (WFAO), is teaming up with aid organizations in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, and Santiago, Dominican Republic, to help with immediate assistance in Haiti. A 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit the island nation Tuesday, January 12, nearly destroying its capital Port-au-Prince and affecting a third of its entire population.

Southeast Computer Solutions Rises in Accounting Technology’s VAR 100 List Second Year in a Row

MIAMI, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Southeast Computer Solutions, a Miami based consulting firm specializing in Sage business software and implementations, has made it to 75 on the VAR 100, which is a ranking of the top 100 business software consulting firms in the nation by revenue.

Leading Sage Business Partner, Specializing in Manufacturing, Distribution, Warehouse Management, Looks to Increase Base in Florida and Latin America

MIAMI, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Southeast Computer Solutions announced today that it has retained the marketing strategy and consultancy firm Dawn Westerberg Consulting LLC to assist with the strategic growth of the business in Florida and Latin America.

Foreclosures Dip 5 Percent in First Half of Year

MIAMI, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Foreclosure Listings Nationwide, a leading provider of foreclosure listings and foreclosure investment information, announced a nationwide 5 percent decrease in foreclosure properties over the past six months. Much of the decrease occurred during the second quarter of 2010, when foreclosures fell 4 percent from the previous quarter and were up only 1 percent from the second quarter of 2009.

31% of Home Sales in First Quarter Were Foreclosures

MIAMI, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Foreclosure Deals, an online leader in the foreclosed homes for sale listings and information industry, announced today that 31% of all residential properties sold in the first quarter of 2010 were foreclosure properties. Experts at the company believe the statistic shows that people are continuing to turn to the foreclosure market as a plentiful source of low cost homes.

Ron Wilk, Author of Papal Rogues, Offers Informative New Blog on His Website

MIAMI, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When retired neurologist Ron Wilk began his second career as a thriller writer, people began asking how he made the transition. With the recent release of ‘Papal Rogues’ by Langdon Street Press, Wilk created a blog on his website to address the many questions he has received from fans.

Foreclosures Plateau in April

MIAMI, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Foreclosure Support, an online listings provider of foreclosed homes for sale, reported that foreclosures dropped 9 percent nationwide during the month of April, leading experts to speculate that the foreclosure homes market may finally have plateaued. In addition to the 9 percent drop since March, foreclosures fell 2 percent from April of 2009, marking the first year since the foreclosure crisis began that the market has seen an overall drop.