Parkland, FL Real Estate News

By Jon Klein, Search Parkland Homes for Sale - Parkland FL
(Real Living 1st Choice Realty)
It may seem like the hard part is over once you’ve received a few offers on your home and are preparing for the negotiation process. Unfortunately, anything can happen until the papers and signed and this means that potential homebuyers can back out. If you’re dealing with a wavering bidder and are wondering how you can win them back, here are some reasons they might withdraw and how you may be able to win them over.The Price Is Too HighIt’s possible that when it comes to negotiating, many interested parties will offer to put down a little more than they otherwise would have; however, when it comes to sealing the deal, they may realize the price is a little higher than what they wanted to spend. Instead of letting the negotiations fall through, consider lowering your price slightly to g...
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By Jon Klein, Search Parkland Homes for Sale - Parkland FL
(Real Living 1st Choice Realty)
It’s a very exciting time for most parents when their kids begin to crawl, but it can also be much more difficult to watch over your child and ensure their safety. If your child is starting to get along on their own and you’re preparing to baby proof, here are the main areas and items you’ll want to watch out for.Clearing Away The CribThere’s no place your child is going to spend more time, so ensure that there are no toys left in their crib when they’re going to sleep. You’ll also want to stay away from fluffy blankets that can smother their breathing. It’s entirely likely that you’ll have a lot of stuff to store for your baby, but ensure there are no heavy pieces of furniture in the room that they will be able to pull over or move.In The BathroomIt goes without saying that you should ...
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By Jon Klein, Search Parkland Homes for Sale - Parkland FL
(Real Living 1st Choice Realty)
The best addition to many a family is the beloved pet, but beyond the regular treats and pillows, there are plenty of ways to spoil your pet and let them know how much you love them. If you’re looking for some neat concepts for your favorite pooch, here are some unique ideas you may want to try out.A Relaxing, Personal PlaceMany animals will gravitate towards your new couch, but by giving them their own special spot, you can make them happy and keep your living room looking great at the same time. Instead of a second-hand pillow, buy them their very own bed for their very own corner of the house so they can feel right at home.Make It OrganizedIt’s quite likely that your pet will not be cleaning up after themselves, but by creating a bookshelf or cabinet for all of their toys and treats,...
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By Desare Kohn-Laski Skye Louis Realty, Residential Real Estate
(Skye Louis Realty)
Visiting a park is a usual part of every individual's recreation time. In Parkland, there are numerous local parks that provide city-wide recreational activities for all ages. The programs and the facilities of these parks assure residents that there could be cost-efficient ways of leisure and bonding without having to leave the premises of the city. 6 Acre Wood Park Located at 6060 Hillsboro Blvd., 6 Acre Wood Park boasts of its quarter mile multi-loop trails. The trails are ideal for biking purposes as well as for nature trekking, leisurely walks, and breeze jogging. Along the trails, you will be treated to signs informing you of the areas indigenous wildlife and flora. Barkland Dog Park The Barkland Dog Park became the city's first dog park when it opened on January 7, 2012. Off 942...
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By Desare Kohn-Laski Skye Louis Realty, Residential Real Estate
(Skye Louis Realty)
The real estate industry is constantly changing. Preferences do change over time so as with how home buyers look and hunt for the homes they like. In today's world where the young home buyers are starting to penetrate larger than ever, we see this trend happening faster than what was forecast before. With their lives tangled to third screens like mobile phones, tablets, phone tablets and other handheld gadgets - mobile applications for home buyers are gaining tremendous popularity as vital tools to help them find their dream homes. Here are the top reasons why home buyer mobile apps are starting to take over conventional house-hunting methods like yard signs and open houses. Wider scope Mobile technology enhances home buying experience in scopes that are wider than yard signs and open ...
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By Desare Kohn-Laski Skye Louis Realty, Residential Real Estate
(Skye Louis Realty)
Home buyers have grown wiser such that it is not only the quality of the house they are buying that they scrutinize. They also consider local factors that can greatly affect their ways of lives if they decide to push through with the home purchase. If you are eyeing the city of Parkland in Florida to be your next home city, evaluating the schools that serve it should also be in your checklist - especially if you have children. Here are the top schools that serve the city. Elementary The pre-elementary and elementary grades are the formative years of study. During these years, the basics of reading, writing, arithmetic, science, and other subjects are taught and injected to your children. As such, only the best schools should be training them and preparing them for higher grades. In the...
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By Desare Kohn-Laski Skye Louis Realty, Residential Real Estate
(Skye Louis Realty)
Whether you're a retired or current member of the military or one that has served the nation as a veteran of war, being house poor is something that you would not want to earn as part of your badges? It is a badge that degrades whatever valor or prestige that bravery has earned you. To spare you from this embarrassing badge, the veteran home loan has been designed especially for you. However, it is a home financing scheme that you must use wisely - otherwise, you'll be defeated into a war that involves money, strategy, and patience. The tips in the succeeding paragraphs attempt to explain how the VA home loan helps you not become one of those house poor. It doesn't require you for a down payment. One of the biggest advantages linked with a VA loan is the absence of cash out on the down...
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By Desare Kohn-Laski Skye Louis Realty, Residential Real Estate
(Skye Louis Realty)
Stigmatized properties are those properties that have unfavorable conditions that make them less attractive for selling. Under this group are homes where murders or suicides are committed, where there are previous owners with serious medical conditions, or those homes believed to be haunted. What if your house happens to be haunted and you want to sell it? Do you think this is possible? Here are some tips to help you sell that ghost-inhabited house of yours. Image courtesy of Haunted America Tours   Find special buyers for your special house Stigmatized as it may be, but it is a special property too. Why? Because it can have a special market. True enough, there are buyers who will be interested in buying haunted houses. There are people who capitalize on haunted experiences for busines...
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By Desare Kohn-Laski Skye Louis Realty, Residential Real Estate
(Skye Louis Realty)
Shopping for a home is unlike shopping for a dress or any other thing. It can possibly be the biggest purchase that you'll ever make in your lifetime. Thus, it involves a great decision-making skill to make sure you'll have no regrets in the end. The 7 important steps below are simplified to help you decide during your home selection process. Always consider your current situation. You are not buying a house just because you want to. There are reasons that motivate you to embark on this life-changing decision. Do you want a house because you want to exercise your independence or because you are thinking of your family's future? Are you doing this as an investment for your retirement or because your family is expanding? You should also consider your current financial situation. Will you...
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By Desare Kohn-Laski Skye Louis Realty, Residential Real Estate
(Skye Louis Realty)
Home buyers have different preferences and readiness when it comes to buying a house. Some want to buy during the summer season while others during the colder months. Some want near the year's end while others want it first quarter. 2017 is just on the second month of the first quarter, and if you are mang those who are thinking of buying a house - February could just be your best month to do this. According to the latest data analysis of ATTOM Data Solutions, February tops the best months to  buy a house. This data is in a record of 16 years spanning from 2000 to 2016.Image courtesy of realtyrac.comThe ATTOM report revealed that home prices during February falls 6.1% less per square footage than any average for other months. With this revelation hone buyers can only take advantage of t...
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By Desare Kohn-Laski Skye Louis Realty, Residential Real Estate
(Skye Louis Realty)
Are you a serious home buyer? If you are, you should be aware that you should not only be concerned with the price associated with the house. You should also know that comfortable living is not confined to the four corners of the house. The neighborhood is also a critical element to meet desirable living. By the time you are near to closing the deal with your seller, you should have made your research about the neighborhood you'll soon be part of. For some years or even decades, the neighborhood will become witness to your ups and downs. It will be part of the memories you and your family will create. Know where the schools are. If you have schoolers, you should know where the nearest schools are - both public and private. This will help you decide on where to send your kids later on a...
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By Desare Kohn-Laski Skye Louis Realty, Residential Real Estate
(Skye Louis Realty)
Buying a house is a very big decision. For many first time home buyers, it can be very heart-pounding. In fact, many are afraid to take the first steps toward realizing their dream houses.To serve as guide, here are 5 important steps that first time home buyers can follow to at least ease them with some of the hassles and stresses associated with it.Be aware of your credits.Stick to the fact. Owning a home is a very big purchase. Normally, it will involve your savings just fr the opening costs like down payment. How about the monthly mortgage fees? This is where your credit history will play huge part.For this, it is very important to be aware of your credits. Know what your credits are and how are they being reported. Deal with any errors and discrepancies. It is your right. If you thi...
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By Desare Kohn-Laski Skye Louis Realty, Residential Real Estate
(Skye Louis Realty)
Spending more than a decade in the real estate industry made the author attached to the different situations and challenges that home buyers face. Many would think that "behind every story" of home buying is the ultimate dream of the buyer is to own his own space and perhaps realize his dream home. There's no argument with this. But there are factors that force home buyers to pursuit and purchase a house. Moving from one place to another imposes a change of environment. Sometimes, an individual needs this to breathe and continue with his life. Of course, some of us would just say that this is just the buyer's melodramatic story influenced by a TV drama/reality show. Little of us would know that a family member needs fresher air because of health reasons. Or the eldest daughter needs ne...
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By Desare Kohn-Laski Skye Louis Realty, Residential Real Estate
(Skye Louis Realty)
Many homeowners thought that home organizing is very simple. But at the first attempt of doing so, large fraction realize that it does have some complexities. Here are some home organizing hacks gathered from all over the internet and shared for your own implementation. Candy jars as pencil, pen and marker holders. Do the pencils, pens, and markers of you children constantly give you eyesore after every use? Do they just leave these things wherever they want to? How about teaching them how to keep their things properly with the use of empty candy jars? Instead of throwing them away, use them as containers or holders of these writing tools. Decorate the jars with the favorite cartoon characters of your kids. The jars can also be used to keep beads, crystals, and small items. Make distin...
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By Jimmy Katz, "REAL Solutions for Real Estate!"
(Wynd Realty & Katz Realty Group)
If you are reading this post, then you already know that I am a Real Estate Broker, but unless you have worked with me, there are a few things that you would not know, that I would like to share.First of all, I will not stop working and fighting for you, until we find and close on your perfect property, or until your home is Sold!  Second of all, I care about your Net bottom line, and prove it with every transaction. While the majority of Brokerage firms charge a "Transaction Fee" of anywhere from $395 to $595 per transaction, I never charge my Buyers or Sellers a Transaction Fee. While other companies may be justified in doing so, since I have owned my own brokerage firm and not been dictated by corporate America, I have NEVER felt comfortable in charging this fee.Next, when listing yo...
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By Jimmy Katz, "REAL Solutions for Real Estate!"
(Wynd Realty & Katz Realty Group)
Are you thinking about Buying Real Estate in Parkland, Florida?  Well, if you want a better quality of life, then you are already on the right path!  Not only is Parkland rated one of the Best Places to Live in Florida, or the Country for that matter, but we have one of the best public school systems in the State of Florida!  Add to it our abundance of trees and low crime rate, and you would be hard pressed to find a better place to live! So, if you are thinking about Buying a Home in Parkland, Florida, pick up the phone and Call Jimmy Katz of Katz Realty Group today at 305-992-6750!  You will receive professional and personalized service, while searching for your perfect home! Check out our reviews on Google(click link below):Katz Realty Group Reviews 
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By Jimmy Katz, "REAL Solutions for Real Estate!"
(Wynd Realty & Katz Realty Group)
Are you looking to Sell your home in Parkland, Florida?  Finding the right realtor can be a daunting task.  Jimmy Katz and Katz Realty Group offer a solution with our "No Risk" List guarantee! Other Real Estate Agents will lock you in with a cancellation fee if you cancel your listing early, keeping you stuck in a relationship that may not be working.  Katz Realty Group believes in earning your business every day!  For that reason, we never include a cancellation fee in our listing agreements!  If you are ever unhappy, cancel at anytime! With Real Estate Reviews like these(click the link below) and a "No Risk List" Guarantee, you truly have nothing to lose! For more information, call Jimmy Katz of Katz Realty Group at 305-992-6750. Click here to see our Real Estate Reviews: https://www....
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By Jimmy Katz, "REAL Solutions for Real Estate!"
(Wynd Realty & Katz Realty Group)
The new school year is just around the corner!  Now is the time to lease your new home, and ensure that your kids are getting the best education possible!  Not only is Parkland, Florida rated one of the best cities to live in Florida, we have some of the best Public schools too!  So, if you are ready to get away from the hustle and bustle of the crowded cities and live the Parkland Lifestyle, contact a Real Estate Broker that lives and works in Parkland!   Contact Jimmy Katz of Katz Realty Group at (305) 992-6750, or visit us at www.parklandfloridarentals.com
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By Teri Arbogast, Davie, Weston, Plantation Real Estate- Top Realtor, Davie Florida Realtor, Weston, Plantation, Miramar
(TOP 1% of Realtors)
Heron Bay 4/3 Single Family Home Sells in Parkland!! An immaculate Heron Bay 4/3 single family home sells in Parkland!!   This home has views of the beautiful, over sized, heated, salt water, pool and lake from the breakfast area, family room and master bedroom! The outside summer kitchen, with top of the line grill is a great place to relax or entertain the family or friends.  A short drive to the Sawgrass Expressway will get you to great restaurants, shopping, beautiful beaches, parks, including Quiet Waters Park, golfing and many more amenities that South Florida has to offer!The "A" rated schools that the children of Heron Bay will attend are, Heron Heights or Park Trails Elementary School, Westglades Middle School and Stoneman Douglas High School.If you are thinking of selling or b...
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By Gayle Rich-Boxman Fishhawk Lake Real Estate, "Your Local Expert!" 503-755-2905
(John L Scott Market Center)
Traveling to new places and finding native species in those areas is such a welcome sight for photographers like me who appreciate learning about birds that I am unfamiliar with. This one I have ID'd thanks to my Merlin,allaboutbirds.org program. You download the photo, click on the bill, the eye and the tip of the tail and it brings up your bird (hopefully)!This one is the Common Gallinule (which I find to be not-so-common on looks!)His feet have the same coloring as his bill...you can barely see it reflected underwater.  Here is a bit about them:© Gerrit VynThe most widely distributed member of the rail family, the Common Gallinule inhabits marshes and ponds from Canada to Chile, from northern Europe to southern Africa, and across Asia to the Pacific. Vocal and boldly marked, the spec...
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