Posts Tagged ‘south florida economy’

When should I start saving for a home?

Thursday, May 21st, 2015

It is never too early to start saving for a home! May is the month of college graduations. Whether you are the one graduating or it is your son or daughter, encouraging smart money saving habits is very important. It can seem like an impossible challenge to start saving money on top of student loan […]

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 […]

What To Expect At Closing

Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

So you have found the house of your dreams and you are ready to seal the deal. Whether it’s your first home or you have done this before, closing the deal on a home can cause some anxiety. Knowing what to expect at the closing table will help ease your nerves when closing day comes. […]

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 […]

Coral Spring’s Downtown Art Walk: Groundbreaking Ceremony

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

The groundbreaking ceremony for the City’s Downtown Art Walk will be on tomorrow, August 27 at 9 a.m. The ceremony will be held at the Bank of America parking lot, located at 3200 N. University Drive. According to the City of Coral Springs, the Downtown Art Walk was designed as a “Unique” walk-able connection from the planned […]

Looking for a family fun event?

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

Design a work of art and shrink it! Family FunDays are a great way to explore the museum and create art projects appropriate for kids ages 3 and up with parent or guardian. Each month a different artistic subject will be presented and followed by a fun art project to design together. This event is held […]

Buying a Flipped Home? Be Careful!

Monday, September 23rd, 2013

Are you buying a flipped home from an investor? Then you should know you need to protect yourself! Investors who buy homes after a foreclosure and fix them up is a popular real estate investment strategy in South Florida.  If done properly, this can work out very well and can result in a great profit […]

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 […]

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 […]