The Benefits Of Hiring A Real Estate Agent

Hiring a trusted and knowledgeable real estate agent is critical to your success.

For most Americans, buying or selling a home will likely be the largest financial transaction in their lifetime. With this said, advances in technology now allow all of us to have more access to the housing market than ever. For example, simply downloading the Florida Home Search app for your smartphone or tablet will give… Continue reading The Benefits Of Hiring A Real Estate Agent

Growing Demand For Boat Dockage

The demand for boat dockage continues to drive the demand for waterfront property.

South Florida is a popular destination for boaters, thanks to its warm weather, beautiful waterways, and abundant fishing and diving opportunities. Needless to say, many Americans have opted to relocate to paradise in South Florida causing both the demand and price for housing to skyrocket. In addition, the demand for boat dockage throughout South Florida… Continue reading Growing Demand For Boat Dockage

Benefits Of Home Ownership

There are many benefits of the American Dream of home ownership.

Home ownership continues to be one of the most effective and tangible methods of building real wealth in this country. Although it may seem intimidating to some at first, the financial rewards of owning real estate can add up quickly over time. Below, we discuss some of the key benefits of home ownership and why… Continue reading Benefits Of Home Ownership

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Property Tax Tips

The most frequently asked questions about property taxes.

They say that the only two certainties in life are death and taxes. When it comes to property taxes, The Sunshine State currently ranks as the 24th lowest in the country. If you are a property owner, chances are that you may have recently received your proposed property tax bill in the mail. This statement… Continue reading Property Tax Tips

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Florida Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday

Now is the time to stock up on your hurricane preparedness items.

With the first named storm hitting The Sunshine State today, it goes without saying that Florida is in the midst of hurricane season. Fortunately, the state is taking steps to help residents prepare for the possibility of a storm. One of those steps is a second disaster-prep tax-free holiday, which is currently taking place from… Continue reading Florida Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday

Have Home Prices Bottomed Out?

With a slight rebound in home prices in July, does this mean home prices have bottomed out?

It is no secret that the U.S. housing market has been in a deep sales slump for over a year. Rapidly rising interest rates have not only deterred many buyers from entering the market, they have also led to many homeowners deciding not to sell. So what about home prices? Interestingly, we have seen national… Continue reading Have Home Prices Bottomed Out?

Tips To Prepare Your Home For A Hurricane

It is never too early to prepare your home for hurricane season.

Hurricane season is upon us, and it’s important to be prepared for the possibility of a major storm. As of this article, there are currently several disturbances being monitored in the tropics. In fact, earlier this summer the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), released an Updated 2023 Hurricane Season Outlook. Unfortunately, they are now predicting… Continue reading Tips To Prepare Your Home For A Hurricane

Tips For Moving To A New Home

With a well-thought plan, moving does not have to be a stressful experience.

Buying and moving into a new home is both exciting and a huge undertaking. Some data suggests that on average, Americans move at least once every five years. Furthermore, Americans move an average of 11.7 times in their lifetime. Although it can be a stressful time for some, it does not necessarily have to be.… Continue reading Tips For Moving To A New Home

Mortgage Rates Hit 22-Year High

Mortgage rates have risen to a 22-year high.

Mortgage rates in the United States have hit a 22-year high, making it more expensive to buy a home. The average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage rate is now 7.23%, according to Freddie Mac. This is up from 7.09% last week and the highest level since June 2001. The rise in mortgage rates is being driven by… Continue reading Mortgage Rates Hit 22-Year High