UPCOMING FHA CHANGES TO MORTGAGE PREMIUM INSURANCE ON LOANS

Sunday, February 10th, 2013

Upcoming FHA Changes will reduce the amount of money that a borrower will qualify for. The table below Compliments of Vangie Villamil of VanDyk Mortgage, lays out the cost factors of what monies will cost you now and later when the changes take place. On a $275,000 loan the difference will be $22.12 a month […]

Ten Most Forgotten Items During A Move

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

I read lots of Blogs and always enjoy sharing the good ones on my site. This one by Karen Mordus of Re/MAX Associates-Bear (www.karenmordus.com) was well written. Personally I have cleaned some interesting things out of homes, after the sellers leave. I’m never surprised to find a forgotten Christmas tree in the attic, but was […]

The Safety Of Your Household Is At Your Disposal

Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

Ensuring one’s own safety is the primary concern of every individual.  Having a family to protect makes it doubly important.  You’re quite sure that you already made all the necessary precautions to make your house secure and safe especially for your young ones, and yet it seems that danger is still lurking somewhere at your […]

Less Flushing – More Savings!

Saturday, December 29th, 2012

You just purchased a new home, quite happy with all the brand new furniture and fixings it has, but when your water bill came, you were flabbergasted!  You’ve spent a small fortune already getting new stuff and fixing those broken pipes and leaking faucets! Likewise, you religiously follow all tips and ways on how to conserve water […]

REAL ESTATE LISTINGS & SALES FOR BROWARD COUNTY & PALM BEACH COUNTIES

Thursday, November 15th, 2012

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 4470­, Single Family Homes LISTED FOR SALEin Broward County. ­­­1759 priced under $250,000 1319 priced between 250,001 and $500,000 497 priced between $500,001 and $750,000 256 priced […]

Good Questions To Ask When Buying a Home

Wednesday, October 24th, 2012

I had the privilege of completing a real estate transaction with Claudio & Robyn Petasne of Keller Williams (prior to us being with KW).                     They were very enjoyable to work with.  What I especially liked was the email below that I  received from them as we were wrapping up the transaction. Particularly item #3. Of […]

My Down Payment was a Washer and Dryer

Wednesday, October 24th, 2012

Talking to my Mom, the other day about the various situations we have with our real estate transaction and one particular transaction where the financing is a challenge. She pipes in, “Our First Home we traded a washer and dryer for our down payment”.       Seriously?!?!  Oh Yes, she was serious.  Said they were coming from […]

The 6th Annual TRICK or TREAT at The Walk in Coral Springs

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012

Wednesday, October 31, 2012 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm   The Walk introduces the 6th Annual Trick-or-Treat at The Walk! Join The Walk as it’s transformed into a safe and happy Halloween haven for the whole family. Enjoy trick-or-treating at the shops and restaurants, live music by 100 Proof, face painting and balloon artistry by Mother […]

The 3 ‘s of Being Green… Reduce – Reuse – Recycle

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012

REDUCE – Purchase only what you need and there is less to throw away. REUSE – Buy durable, long-lasting products that can be used repeatedly.  This will help to reduce resource consumption. RECYCLE – Glass, CFL’s, plastic, paper, wood, ink toner, etc. to keep them out of landfills and incinerators. Many local companies have ECO-Option […]