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 […]

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 […]

Coral Springs Gears Up for Entryway Construction

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

Coral Springs is getting ready to impress people even more as they make their way into the city! As part of a massive effort to increase the city’s aesthetic appeal, Coral Springs officials approved a contract with a Fort Lauderdale-based firm for an entryway to be constructed at the east entrance of the city on […]

It’s Still Much Better to be a Homeowner!

Wednesday, September 25th, 2013

Even as home prices in South Florida report this month, a recent real estate report shows it makes better sense to buy a home that to rent. The report shows buying is 52 percent more affordable than renting in Palm Beach County. As for Broward County, buying is more affordable than renting by 47 percent. […]

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 […]

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 […]