Infinite Scholars Program is Coming to Florida Again!

Wednesday, September 25th, 2013

With its goal to open the door for qualified high school students to enter college, the Infinite Scholar Program, Inc. will host its annual scholarship fair in Florida this November. The overall mission of the Infinite Scholars Program, Inc. is to provide low income and first generation high school students with the resources and guidance […]

Mortgage Rates Decline!

Friday, September 20th, 2013

Potential homebuyers who are made cautious by increasing mortgage interest rates in the past few months should act now! Because of the decision made by the Federal Reserve last Wednesday, rates for 30-year fixed mortgages dropped by about a quarter of a percentage point, becoming one of the biggest one-day drops in recent years. Looking […]

Floridians Call for Protection of Endangered Species

Thursday, September 19th, 2013

According to a new survey from the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, Floridians want to protect endangered species even if it means putting restrictions on their personal freedoms or being fined for violations. The respondents in the study support legal protection for endangered species of all kinds. Because of its climate […]

South Florida Living

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013

Each state has something to offer. While there are those who would prefer to be in an urban jungle and be the center of high rise buildings, the creative crowd and the chic boutiques, there are those who are always looking for something different. South Florida is a top destination for people because living here […]

More Homeowners Will Have Enough Equity to Sell

Friday, September 13th, 2013

More good news for homeowners this month! In the recent U.S. Home Equity and Underwater Report for September 2013, RealtyTrac has shown that 8.3 million homeowners have a loan to value (LTV) ration from 90 to 110 percent. These homeowners represent 18 percent of all U.S. homeowners with a mortgage as of the start of […]

Real Estate and Due Diligence

Thursday, September 12th, 2013

Lots of real estate websites put importance on doing due diligence prior to placing an offer. What is “FHA” anyway? Despite sounding like a term you’d commonly hear on a legal drama, “Due Diligence” is simply the act of investigating prior to signing a contract. Common sense dictates that “Due Diligence” is an important part […]

REAL ESTATE UPDATE FOR BROWARD COUNTY & PALM BEACH COUNTY August 2013

Wednesday, September 4th, 2013

Broward County includes well known cities of Coconut Creek, Coral Springs, Deerfield Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Highland Beach, Hillsboro, Lighthouse Point, Parkland, Plantation, Sunrise, Tamarac and Weston. There are currently 4085­, Single Family Homes LISTED FOR SALE in Broward County. ­­­1371 priced under $250,000 1278 priced between 250,001 and $500,000 522 priced between $500,001 and $750,000 […]

Cameras Reduce Accidents in Coral Springs

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

Last year, cameras were installed at University Drive and Riverside Drive (south), University Drive and Ramblewood Drive (north and south), University Drive and Shadow Wood Boulevard (north and south), University Drive and Royal Palm Boulevard (north), Sample Road and Riverside Drive (east), and State Road 7 and Wiles Road (south). Because of these installations, violation […]

Growth in Florida Real Estate Improves Local Economy!

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

The reports are in and according to the latest housing data from Florida Realtors, the Florida housing market gained lots of momentum with more closed sales, more pending sales, higher media prices and a smaller inventory of homes for sale. Florida Realtors President Dean Asher claims “We’re seeing double-digit gains in state-wide closed sales, new […]

Organizing Your Home for School

Wednesday, August 21st, 2013

If you have a school age child in your home, back-to-school season understandably brings in an air of promises not just for the child but for the parents as well: this school year would be better than the last; I will be more active for my child’s PTA this school year; I will spend more […]