Who Pays for Title Insurance?

Monday, August 20th, 2018

To say title insurance can be a confusing concept is an understatement, especially for a first time home buyer. Although it is not required, a lack of title insurance can mean a lack of protection from claims against your ownership of the home, and therefore the risk of losing your insurance. So what is title […]

What Are My Closing Costs?

Monday, July 9th, 2018

There are a lot of terms and fees that a first time home buyer may not be all too familiar with, and closing costs are no exception. Without guidance, it can be difficult to navigate through your deal and understand what you’re paying for. To break it down, closing costs are the fees associated with […]

10 Tips for Creating an Energy Efficient Home

Tuesday, June 19th, 2018

There are countless benefits to creating an energy efficient home from the environmental stipulations to the overall financial benefits. Here are some helpful tips and suggestions for making sure your home is getting the best of both worlds. Replace your old(er) appliances Switching your refrigerator, washer/dryers, or dishwasher to a more energy efficient model, such […]

I Have An Accepted Offer-What’s Next?

Tuesday, June 19th, 2018

Your offer on your dream home has just been accepted and you’re getting ready to pop the champagne, but is it too soon to celebrate? Even though your offer has been accepted, the home buying process has just begun. Inspections are a big part of home buying. Home inspections and other types of revisions may […]

What Does That Status Letter Mean? “A”,”B”,”PS”,CS”

Sunday, November 22nd, 2015

A = Actively Available B = Back Up Offers Only PS = Pending Sale CS =  Closed Sale X = Expired from the Active Market T = Temporarily Off the Market A = Actively Available – Should be available for you to buy or bid on. Cases where this might not work out. Foreclosure agents rarely […]

Financing after a Foreclosure or Short Sale

Monday, October 26th, 2015

Have you been the victim of a foreclosure or short sale? Are you in a dilemma about where to go from there? Losing your home to a foreclosure or short sale can be one of the most trying times in anyone’s life. While coping with such a financial setback is never easy, seeing at it […]

ANOTHER Great Reason To Live In Southeast Florida – The Boat Parade!!

Sunday, February 16th, 2014

How many places in December can you enjoy a parade in 75-80 degree weather?   Parties Galore -Traffic increases as people and families rush to get a seat along the intercoastal waterway.     As a resident, if you do not own a home along the intercoastal there are plenty of restaurants to enjoy the […]

Palm Beach County: Currently a Seller’s Market

Friday, July 26th, 2013

Sellers in Palm Beach County are smiling from ear to ear as the median home price for existing homes on the market rose significantly to $259,990 last June – that’s 16 percent higher than last year’s, according to data released this past week. Sales also continued to stay strong with up to 1,494 homes changing […]

Thinking of Selling your Home in Broward or Palm Beach County? Read this Post Before You Hire an Agent!

Wednesday, July 10th, 2013

Dear Home Owner, Here are three important steps to selling your home: 1. HIRING THE RIGHT AGENT (we can provide you a list of the Top 10 Questions to ask Agents you interview). 2. STAGING THE HOME so it shows great. This includes taking care of maintenance items and cleaning and de-cluttering the home. 3. PRICING THE HOME RIGHT (we will […]

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

Tuesday, July 2nd, 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 3784­, Single Family Homes LISTED FOR SALEin Broward County. 1220 priced under $250,000 1168 priced between 250,001 and $500,000 474 priced between $500,001 and $750,000 294 priced between $750,001 and […]