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Tips for the First-Time Homebuyer

Posted on July 12, 2013 by Great Florida Homes

Last May 2013, first-time home buyers accounted for 28 percent of existing home purchases. According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR), although this number might seem high, it’s actually significantly lower than last year’s 34 percent. This decrease in numbers is alarming some housing analysts and economists. Sadly, lots of first-time home buyers missed …

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Simple Reasons to Own a Home

Posted on July 11, 2013 by Great Florida Homes

With home ownership at an 18-year low, a lot of people seem to be placing home ownership at the bottom of their priority list. Everyone seems to be forgetting that a home is one of the best and biggest investments they can make! Truth be told, even the worst housing slump won’t negate the long-term …

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Divorcing Your Spouse Doesn’t Automatically Affect Your Joint Mortgage

Posted on July 10, 2013 by Great Florida Homes

Anjie’s divorce was finalized in 2010. She deeded the house to her ex-husband. Being unmarried now, she thought she could get a fresh start. Little did she know her past was still haunting her. In 2013 she applied for a loan for a new house. She never thought that the old joint mortgage on the …

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

Posted on July 10, 2013 by Great Florida Homes

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 …

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It’s a Sellers’ Market!

Posted on July 7, 2013 by Great Florida Homes

Good news for home sellers! In a recent real estate report, it’s been found out that the gap between the asking price and the actual sales price has been becoming narrower. As a matter of fact, a house would usually be sold for 98.3 percent of the asking price, a significant increase compared to the …

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Inspection for 40-Year Old Buildings in Florida

Posted on July 5, 2013 by Great Florida Homes

Is your building about to be 40 years old? If yes, then you might be hearing from the City/County Building Department of the Building Safety Inspection Program. Broward County created this program in 2005 following the lead of Miami-Dade County which adopted the program back in 1970s. This program mandates building owners or managers to …

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Independence Day Celebration at Mullins Park in Coral Springs

Posted on July 3, 2013 by Great Florida Homes

Celebrate Fourth of July at Mullins Park Join the City’s annual Fourth of July celebration at 6 p.m. on Thursday, July 4 at Mullins Park. Families are encouraged to celebrate the holiday safely by enjoying a grand fireworks display set to begin promptly at 9 p.m. Food, refreshments and activities will be available for purchase …

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

Posted on July 2, 2013 by Great Florida Homes

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 …

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

Posted on July 2, 2013 by Great Florida Homes

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 3711, Single Family Homes LISTED FOR SALE in Broward County. 1132 priced under $250,000 1134 priced between 250,001 and $500,000 466 priced between $500,001 and $750,000 299 priced between $750,001 and …

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

Posted on July 2, 2013 by Great Florida Homes

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 3720, Single Family Homes LISTED FOR SALEin Broward County. 1252 priced under $250,000 1065 priced between 250,001 and $500,000 452 priced between $500,001 and $750,000 306 priced between $750,001 and $1,000,000 …

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