Posts Tagged: ‘Palm Beach’

South Florida Unemployment Rate Remains the Same Despite Growth in Job Creation

March 27, 2017 Posted by kingcade

In February, South Florida’s unemployment rate remained stable when compared with the previous year despite the fact that all three counties experienced an annual increase in job creation, according to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity.

Broward County’s rate of unemployment remained exactly the same compared to last year at 4.5 percent. Palm Beach County’s rate increased from 4.6 percent last year to 4.7 percent this year. Miami-Dade County’s rate remained exactly the same at five percent.

Broward County has reportedly created 20,400 jobs since last year. Palm Beach County created 13,200 jobs, most of which were in leisure and hospitality. Miami-Dade County had the highest increase, creating 22,300 jobs. The county created 9,100 jobs in education and health services; 3,700 in trade, transportation and utilities; 2,700 in other services; 2,500 in government; 2,400 in professional and business services; 1,400 in leisure and hospitality, 500 in construction and mining and 300 in manufacturing.

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South Florida Ranks Number One in Credit Card Delinquencies

May 31, 2012 Posted by kingcade

CredAbility, a non-profit credit counseling agency, conducted a study of 25 metro areas in the United States to determine the financial standings of major cities across the country. According to the study, Palm Beach, Broward, and Miami-Dade counties ranked highest in overall consumer credit card delinquencies. South Florida also ranked fourth of the 25 metro areas with the highest number of bankruptcy filings during the first quarter of 2012.

Much of the credit problems in South Florida can be attributed to lenders handing out credit cards to freely during the recession. Many South Floridians used their credit cards as spending money as they suffered pay cuts and job losses. Over time lenders began taking steps to hold borrowers to higher standards and not lending out money as freely as before. The financial problems for many South Floridians are not expected to ease up until the job market becomes more secure, which could take a couple more years.

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If you are in a financial crisis and are considering filing bankruptcy, contact an experienced attorney who can advise you of all of your options. As an experienced CPA as well as a proven bankruptcy lawyer, Timothy Kingcade knows how to help clients take full advantage of the bankruptcy laws to protect their assets and get successful results. Since 1996 Kingcade & Garcia, P.A. has been helping people from all walks of life build a better tomorrow. Our attorneys’ help thousands of people every year take advantage of their rights under bankruptcy protection to restart, rebuild and recover. The day you hire our firm, we will contact your creditors to stop the harassment. You can also find useful consumer information on the Kingcade & Garcia, P.A. at www.miamibankruptcy.com.

Increase in Foreclosure Home Sales in Palm Beach County

February 6, 2012 Posted by kingcade

During the months of July through September 2011, one in four home sales was the result of foreclosures in Palm Beach County. Throughout the State of Florida, average home sales from foreclosures were approximately 19 percent during the third quarter of 2011. In the third quarter of 2010, the statewide average was at about 39 percent. Just before the housing market crash of 2007, the average of foreclosed home sales from preceding years was around five or six percent. The sizeable percentages are commonly credited to the unfair practices from banks during the foreclosure process.

While the percentage of sales of foreclosed homes is increasing in Palm Beach County, the average selling prices on the homes are decreasing. In the third quarter of 2011, the average sale price was $115,082, which is a 15 percent cut from the third quarter of 2010, which was $135,158. This is an extremely low number in comparison to the national average home sale price that was $165,332. RealtyTrac attributes the high percentage of sales as a positive sign for Palm Beach County due to the depreciation of homes that sat idle too long before being sold.

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