Category: Florida Real Estate

Orlando home sales have 25% spike in October; buyers ‘shocked at how fast things are getting snapped up’ For Hannah Young, listing her house on Halloween proved not to be scary at all. “By Tuesday, we had 10 showings,” the Winter Park resident said. Before the week was done, she… Read More

Pent-up buyer demand and record-low mortgage rates have been “driving factors” in Florida’s housing market in the third quarter Florida’s housing market reported strong gains in the third quarter of 2020 even as the coronavirus pandemic continued, with more closed sales, rising median prices, more new listings, and more new… Read More

The average 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage broke its all-time record low for the 11th time this year Freddie Mac’s Primary Mortgage Market Survey released Thursday found that the average rate for a 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage fell to an all-time low of 2.80%. That’s down slightly from last… Read More

Florida’s single family for sale inventory hits record low, making it the best time to sell Florida homeowners: There’s never been higher demand for your home. Economists generally consider a six-month supply of for-sale homes (inventory) to be balanced between buyers and sellers. An inventory greater than six months is… Read More

Here a 3 common Coronavirus real estate myths that need debunking Some Americans may be under the impression that high unemployment rates and recession are prompting a gloomy housing picture. They’re wrong. Home buyers may be in for a surprise, and homeowners may be missing out on opportunities if they… Read More

Central Florida home sales fell because of coronavirus, but buying and selling continues As the aftershocks of the coronavirus pandemic permeate into nearly every part of life in Orlando and beyond, there is one thing that, surprisingly, has so far continued on just about the same as before: buying and… Read More

Google and realtor.com report a big uptick in activity from home buyers While listing inventory remains a wild card, realtor.com and Google Searches released data that suggests a lot of home buyers see the pandemic as a pit stop on the way to homeownership rather than an end-point. According to… Read More

Here are some things you can start doing today save money in your household These days, it seems like everyone’s looking for ways to cut costs and save money. Fortunately, there are some simple steps you can take to reduce your household expenses without making radical changes to your standard… Read More

Should you buy an investment property right now? Here’s how low rates can help investors increase their buying power With all the upheaval caused by the coronavirus pandemic, now might not seem like the best time to buy any type of real estate, much less buy an investment property or… Read More