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Enjoy summer living year round in this fantastic 3BD/2BTH Lakefront home in Sunrise, Fl. Roof (2016), open concept plan, updated kitchen and baths, screened in patio. Close to highways for easy commuting to Miami, Ft. Lauderdale and the Palm Beachs, schools, shopping (Sunrise Mills Malls less tha...
Many homebuyers were spooked with the spike in mortgage loan interest rates in 2018. For a generation of buyers used to 3% money, the increase to over 4% in a relatively short amount of time was upsetting. Mortgage loan interest rates, however, were higher during much of the past few decades, mak...
#Housing predictions for 2019 from housing pundits all point upwards: more houses for sale, continued above average home appreciation & higher #mortgageloan interest rates!
Just in time for the New Year, following are some helpful tips to consider before launching those remodeling projects you've been thinking about:
Pictures are worth a thousand words; this is especially true when selling residential realty. Homebuyers scour the internet, looking at photos of home listings in their desired areas & prices, then will often call the list agents or their own agents for information and/or to schedule a showing. T...
Selling a long-time family home can be a difficult decision to make; for most people, this is the largest financial transaction of their lives. The decision is sometimes made easier, however, when economic and/or demographic conditions outside of our control are favorable towards selling, as note...
Here's an interesting graphic showing two distinct #residentialmarkets. I would add that, even within these markets, there are two other segments: the "as is" and "as improved". Properties that have not been renovated in many years, or since purchase from a developer, are not comparable to simila...
Thinking of relocating? Here's a graph showing the latest home price appreciation rates throughout different U.S. regions and in each state.
Is it better (cheaper) to rent a house or to buy it? Looking only at the money angle of a house purchase, owning a home consumes less of our median income so, for many, that's a persuasive argument in support of purchasing a property. However, when thinking of purchasing, make sure that all aspec...
Homesellers are often surprised with the results of a home inspection when selling their home. Many believe their homes to be in near perfect condition until a detailed home inspection report reveals otherwise. Suddenly, an otherwise good contract is in jeopardy. To avoid this distress for both s...