08/28/13 - Wednesday's Topical Currents examines the status of the South Florida housing market and mortgage rates. After the meltdown of 2008, banks say they’re issuing loans to only experienced and well-capitalized developers. The South Florida condo market is thriving, and residential properties have increased in value. Most property sells for close to asking prices.
WLRN’s Dan Grech crossed an item off his bucket list and reported the opening story of this week’s episode of This American Life. Dan got back to his nerdy roots and covered the Hundred Year Starship Public Symposium, a conference in Orlando on building a spaceship to travel to the stars.