Posts Tagged ‘south florida real estate update’

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Community Activities Galore!

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014

No plans for the upcoming weekends? Look no further! The Coral Springs community has some great upcoming events that are fun for all ages. Join us this Saturday, September 20th, from 7:30 AM – 11:30 AM at the Trash to Treasure Garage Sale. You never know what you will find at a garage sale; as […]

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. […]

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 […]