Posts Tagged ‘Real Estate’

To Buy or to Rent? That is the question…

Monday, March 23rd, 2015

Answering this question will involve taking a lot of factors into consideration, however with rent costs rising, buying is becoming more and more appealing. Some questions you should consider when making this decision: –How long do you plan on living there? If it is a very short period of time, renting may be the right […]

How many of the most wanted home features does your home have?

Thursday, February 12th, 2015

Everyone has their own list of their own wants and needs when looking for a home, but there are three features that show up most often on the home buyers most wanted list. Storage Space: This can come in the form of a garage or closet space. Many homeowners aren’t looking for a 3 car […]

New Years Resolutions for Home Owners

Thursday, January 8th, 2015

The start of a new year always brings on thoughts of starting fresh and making goals to achieve for the year. If you are a home owner or intend to become one in 2015 here are five resolutions you may want to add to your list! Try cutting back on some of your extraneous expenses and […]

Home-buyer Tips: Applying for a Mortgage

Saturday, January 3rd, 2015

Home-buyers, especially first time buyers, report that one of the biggest challenges they face in the home buying transaction is understanding the mortgage process. This issue may be that lenders aren’t doing their best educate borrowers through the process, but it also comes from inexperienced buyers not knowing the right questions to ask. Here are […]

Tips for Condo Shopping

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

Searching for a condo property? Condos are a very popular route to take when looking for a home in South Florida and can also be a great investment. Finding the condo property that is right for you can require a lot of time and effort. Here are some tips that can help make the process a […]

How do I know I am ready to buy?

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

Becoming a homeowner does not happen overnight. It is one of the largest purchases most people make in their lifetime and as a buyer you will receive endless advice from family and friends. If you have already expressed an interest in buying a home you have already taken the first step. There are a few […]

Coral Springs: Come out and VOTE!

Wednesday, October 8th, 2014

One of GreatFloridaHome’s own Joy Carter is a candidate for the upcoming election for City Commissioner. Joy is a very active member of the community and is in support of the G.O. bond. You can read more details about Joy and her campaign at http://electjoycarter.com/ Registered voters in the City of Coral Springs will have the […]

What does an aging population mean for the housing market?

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

The aging population of the United States has been a growing concern on many levels, from what to do about social security to the housing market. The number of Americans age 50+ will grow to 132 million by 2030, which is an increase of more than 70% since 2000. This is a major shift in […]

How much mortgage can you really afford?

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

Here are some tips to help you determine a realistic budget for your house hunt! Different lenders will qualify you for different amounts. Going with the biggest mortgage option is not always the best option. There are some things you should consider before jumping into a large financial decision such as a house mortgage. Think […]

September 11th 5K Remembrance

Monday, August 11th, 2014

On Saturday, September 6, the City is hosting its annual “September 11th 5K Remembrance.” This year, the route will begin at the Northwest Regional Library and head northbound on University Drive. The route will continue on University Drive and loop back at 48th Manor heading south on University Drive, finishing at the 9/11 Memorial. Please note that […]