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Five Reasons Your Electric Bill is Sky-High and Five Things to Do About It

Ah, the first electrical bill of summer. The jolt. The shock. The cold chills as you contemplate the damage to your piggy bank. There are reasons your bill is so high, and there are things you can do about it.

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FLORIDA NICELY REPRESENTED ON WELL-BEING LIST

Should we be surprised that several Gulf Coast communities in Florida have the highest well-being in the country? According to the Gallup-Healthways State of American Well-Being 2015 Community Rankings list released this past Tuesday, three Sunshine State communities ranked at

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ENJOY THE HOLIDAYS, BUT…

As we always like to do at this time of year, the First International Title family would like to wish you and yours an enjoyable holiday season. Here’s hoping we’re all surrounded by family and friends, while sharing some wonderful

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HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

Typically, we use this weekly blog to provide information/statistics about the real estate industry and the title insurance business. Well, this week we are going to deviate from the norm. With the Thanksgiving holiday forthcoming, the First International Title family

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WHAT WILL HAPPEN IN 2016?

Real Estate

Yes, I know we’re still almost three months until the end of 2015, but one can never be too early when it comes to looking into the future. It seems the Home Buying Institute (HBI) feels the same way since

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SOUTH FLORIDA ECONOMY HUMMING RIGHT ALONG

South Florida, Economy

We were enthused to see the recent report from the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis that states for the third year in a row (during 2014) South Florida’s economy outpaced the U.S. average. Goods and services produced in Broward, Palm

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DEALING WITH SOCIAL MEDIA

Real Estate

We took note of a recent story posted on http://www.inman.com about the real estate industry doing a poor job of responding on social media. Frankly, we’re amazed by that. Whether we want to believe it or not, social media is

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