2023 Hurricane Season Forecast

The 2023 hurricane season is officially upon us.

Well, it is that time of the year again… Hurricane season! June 1st marked the first official day of hurricane season. To be exact, hurricane season runs from June 1st through November 30th. For Floridians as well as other coastal state residents, all eyes and attention shift to the Gulf of Mexico, Atlantic Ocean and… Continue reading 2023 Hurricane Season Forecast

Should I Buy A Townhouse Or A Condo?

A condo or townhouse can be great options for many buyers in today's market.

Whether to buy a townhouse or a condo is a common question that we hear from clients. In some cases, house hunters have eliminated single-family homes from consideration due to higher prices generally associated with single-family homes. In other cases, a townhouse or a condo offer less maintenance concerns and may be preferred. Of course,… Continue reading Should I Buy A Townhouse Or A Condo?

Pros And Cons Of Buying A Condo

A condo can be a great option for many homebuyers.

With housing prices and mortgage interest rates high these days, many Americans are reassessing their housing needs. Of course, in order to adhere to a budget, many home buyers are expanding their search to include different areas and even types of housing. Oftentimes, buying a condominium instead of a single-family home becomes an option. A… Continue reading Pros And Cons Of Buying A Condo

Happy Memorial Day!

With honor and respect to those that gave the ultimate sacrifice.

Today and every day, we honor the brave men and women that gave the ultimate sacrifice for our great country! Happy Memorial Day from all of us at Live South Florida Realty, Inc.!

South Florida Homeowners Gaining Equity

South Florida homeowners continue to see home equity gains.

South Florida homeowners are continuing to gain equity in their homes, even as the housing market cools down. A report from ATTOM Data Solutions, a provider of nationwide property data, found that 63% of properties with a mortgage in South Florida were considered “equity rich” in a recent analysis. Of course, roughly 32.5% of homeowners… Continue reading South Florida Homeowners Gaining Equity

What Is A Building Permit?

It is important to be informed and follow protocols with building permits.

A building permit is an official document issued by a local government agency that allows you to start construction on a new building or make major changes to an existing one. The permit process is designed to ensure that your project complies with all applicable building codes and zoning regulations. Although many homeowners may find… Continue reading What Is A Building Permit?

Moving From California To Florida

Florida has become a popular relocation destination for Californians!

Florida and California are two of the most popular states in the United States, and for good reason. Both states offer a variety of attractions, from beautiful beaches to world-class cities. However, there is one big difference between the two states: the cost of living. In fact, this is one of the primary reasons why… Continue reading Moving From California To Florida

Home Pricing Adjustments When Selling

With homes taking longer to sell these days, home pricing adjustments should be a part of any marketing strategy.

Fueled by low mortgage rates, the virtual workspace, and the desire for more space, home prices skyrocketed during the pandemic. In fact, most homes listed for sale throughout 2021 would end up selling in just days or even hours. Furthermore, many of these sales would end up in bidding wars. Of course, this has all… Continue reading Home Pricing Adjustments When Selling

Should I Hire A Real Estate Attorney To Buy A House?

Hiring a real estate attorney is an important step in the home buying process.

Buying a house is a big decision. In fact, it is the single biggest investment that most of us will have in our lifetimes. Therefore, it is critical to have a team of real estate professionals on your side. When embarking on a home search, your first step should be to hire a local and… Continue reading Should I Hire A Real Estate Attorney To Buy A House?

Moving From New York To South Florida

More New Yorkers are moving to South Florida! For those moving, we share some helpful tips to consider.

Moving from one state to another can be a daunting task, but it can be especially challenging when you’re moving from a big city like New York to a smaller, more laid-back place like South Florida. Of course, New Yorkers moving to South Florida is certainly nothing new. In fact, many retirees from New York… Continue reading Moving From New York To South Florida