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Did the Puerto Rico’s Real Estate Market Recover?

https://www.theweeklyjournal.com/business/did-the-real-estate-market-recover/article_6f1719ec-0aff-11ea-858f-2ba5ee1ca527.html Did the Real Estate Market Recover? Although the average asking price in some of the largest cities across Puerto Rico is going up and even surpassing pre-Hurricane Maria levels, property values continue to lag in a few places Cynthia … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico earthquake aftershocks again rattle coastline as residents deal with disaster after disaster

https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/puerto-rico-earthquake-aftershocks-again-rattle-coastline-as-residents-deal-with-disaster-after-disaster/2020/01/11/f3c843a6-347f-11ea-9313-6cba89b1b9fb_story.html Puerto Rico earthquake aftershocks again rattle coastline as residents deal with disaster after disaster (The Washington Post) By Arelis R. Hernández and Cristina Corujo  January 11, 2020 at 5:35 PM EST GUÁNICA, Puerto Rico — Puerto Rico has not stopped … Continue reading

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Another earthquake hits Puerto Rico with 5.9 magnitude on January 11, 2020

https://edition.cnn.com/2020/01/11/us/puerto-rico-earthquake/index.html Another earthquake hits Puerto Rico with 5.9 magnitude By Nicole Chavez, Maria Santana and Jay Croft, CNN Updated 2211 GMT (0611 HKT) January 11, 2020 Ponce, Puerto Rico (CNN)An 5.9 magnitude earthquake rattled Puerto Rico on Saturday, fueling anxiety … Continue reading

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How long should free hotels last for Hurricane Maria evacuees from 9-20-17?

How long should free hotels last for Hurricane Maria evacuees from 9-20-17?  Should there be a time limit?   Assuming finding one of the cheaper hotel rates at $65/night x 30 days = $1950/month.  $65/night x 365 days = $23,725/year.   Most … Continue reading

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Puerto Rican evacuees in Central Florida fret over housing as officials point fingers

http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/puerto-rico-hurricane-recovery/os-puerto-ricans-displaced-housing-central-florida-20180116-story.html Puerto Rican evacuees in Central Florida fret over housing as officials point fingers Maria Baez Claudio, who has benefited from FEMA’s Transitional Shelter Assistance, worries about long term housing options for her and her 5-year-old grandson with special needs. … Continue reading

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The Next Crisis for Puerto Rico: A Crush of Foreclosures

The Next Crisis for Puerto Rico: A Crush of Foreclosures By MATTHEW GOLDSTEINDEC. 16, 2017 Moisés Martinez, with help from his grandson, cleaning out his home in San Juan, P.R., in October after Hurricane Maria destroyed it. A federal moratorium … Continue reading

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‘Days were lost’: Why Puerto Rico is still suffering a month after Hurricane Maria

  http://www.miamiherald.com/news/weather/hurricane/article179744081.html Stories of how people in Puerto Rico survived Hurricane Maria and how they are doing after assessing its damage. Pedro Portal Miami Herald Staff Hurricane ‘Days were lost’: Why Puerto Rico is still suffering a month after Hurricane … Continue reading

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On the streets of San Juan, police struggle to rein in crime after Hurricane Maria

http://www.miamiherald.com/news/weather/hurricane/article179863816.html Delinquency has been an issue in Puerto Rico for years, but with electricity out and recovery slow, there is a spike in crime. Al Diaz Miami Herald Staff Hurricane On the streets of San Juan, police struggle to rein … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico Woos Home Buyers – WSJ 11-19-15

Incentives change behavior, whether for good or bad. https://www.wsj.com/articles/puerto-rico-woos-home-buyers-1447947744 Puerto Rico Woos Home Buyers Financial incentives are luring home buyers to Puerto Rico, where some jumbo loans have lower down-payment requirements than those in the states. Illustration: Chris Gash By … Continue reading

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Cost of living in San Juan, Puerto Rico metro area 11.6% higher than U.S.

Cost of living in SJ metro area 11.6% higher than U.S. Written by Michelle Kantrow // June 20, 2016 // Economy Living in the Metropolitan Statistical Area of San Juan-Carolina-Caguas is 11.6 percent higher than the average for other metropolitan … Continue reading

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