Florida Real Estate, Mortgages and Fraud Term Paper by Top Papers

Florida Real Estate, Mortgages and Fraud
A discussion on the real estate booms and land fraud in Florida.
# 135671 | 1,250 words | 19 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2007 in Business (Finance, Investment and Banking) , History (U.S. 1900-1930)

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This paper discusses the long and ugly history of land booms and speculation in Florida, touching on the famous land boom of the mid-1920s and then looking at the modern situation, in which somehow Florida and land fraud are intertwined to a remarkable degree. The paper shows how there seems to be something inherent in Florida that it is forever involved in real estate bubbles and real estate scams.

From the Paper:

"The semi-tropical, semi-submerged State of Florida has ever been an inspirer of fantastic dreams. Ponce de Lean believed that he would find there the Fountain of Youth. Others who came after him believed that there the rainbow ends, and that merely to stake off a part of its soil would give them access to the fabulous pot of gold. Youth, health, wealth, and freedom from inheritance taxes have been the lures to the sunshine and everglades of this Riviera of America. (Sakolski, 331) Is it the climate? Is it the tropical breeze? Is it merely the legendary allure of Florida? There is something about Florida that seems to attract..."

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