Category: Florida Real Estate

Low mortgage rates means greater savings in borrowing costs, but many would-be buyers may be left out Ongoing trade disputes with China prompted mortgage rates to drop sharply this week. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 3.60% last week, the lowest average since November 2016, Freddie Mac… Read More

Home sellers who sell directly to an iBuyer end up paying higher fees than if they sold with a real estate agent Instant offers work well for sellers who want quick closings with minimal preparation, but a study by Collateral Analytics found that homeowners make less money than selling their… Read More

Here’s a few tasks to complete before buying your first home Very few events in your life are going to be as exciting as buying your first home, but first-time buyers need to remember that this process can be very complicated. Well before you make an offer on a home,… Read More

Home prices plummeted during the recession & some buyers are waiting for it to happen again — but they might be waiting longer than expected Home buyers sitting on the sidelines waiting for home prices to backslide might be waiting longer than expected, according to experts. Although the high price… Read More

If you’ve been waiting to buy a home, now is the time — the housing market will soon favor sellers again Competition in the housing market finally began to cool this year as listings multiplied and price gains moderated. Bidding wars became less frequent, and spring sales perked up a… Read More

Here are the most common myths a newbie landlord finds themselves believing If you’re lucky enough to own more than one property, or have an in-law unit just sitting empty behind your house, the thought has surely occurred to you: Why not just make back some cash by renting out… Read More

Here’s what’s in store for the real estate market in the 2nd half of 2019 According to speakers at the National Association of Realtors®’ (NAR) recent meetings, continued economic expansion, rising home sales, and an increase in wage growth on par with home price growth are… Read More

Here’s why renting your home may be the best option for you come moving time There are countless reasons that you may have decided to move out of your home – buying a larger home, downsizing to a smaller home, moving to a new city for a job,… Read More

The home-buying season is in full swing! Here’s what to expect from the housing market The latest home-buying season is now in full swing! And if you’re hoping to buy a house soon, listen up: The housing market changes on a dime, so if you want to succeed in today’s… Read More