Are Florida Homeowners Insurance Rates Dropping?

Many Florida insurers have announced rate reductions or pauses for 2024.

Florida homeowners know all too well the sting of rising insurance costs. In particular, homeowners insurance in The Sunshine State has reached a level of crisis in recent years. However, in a year marked by economic uncertainty, some insurance companies are offering a welcome sign of stability – holding their rates steady or even implementing… Continue reading Are Florida Homeowners Insurance Rates Dropping?

NOAA Predicts An Active Hurricane Season

Another active hurricane season is being predicted for 2024.

For residents along the Atlantic and Gulf coasts, the start of hurricane season is officially only days away. The official start of hurricane season is on June 1st and runs through November 30th. Each year, the National Ocean and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) releases their predictions for hurricane season. We discuss these predictions in more detail… Continue reading NOAA Predicts An Active Hurricane Season

How Long Does Closing On A House Take?

Closing on a house typically takes between 30 and 45 days.

So you found your dream home, your offer got accepted, and congratulations are in order! But before you can unpack those boxes and fire up the grill on the patio, there’s one more hurdle to jump: closing. Closing on a house is the final step in the home buying process, where all the paperwork is… Continue reading How Long Does Closing On A House Take?

Natural Weed Control Options For Your Yard

Natural weed control remedies for your yard can also be better for the environment.

When it comes to curb appeal, a nice front yard is what greets any visitor or prospective buyer to your home. We all love a lush, green lawn, but pesky weeds can quickly turn that dream into a nightmare. While chemical herbicides can be effective, they often come with drawbacks like harming desired plants and… Continue reading Natural Weed Control Options For Your Yard

Is This A Good Time To Buy A House?

Buying a house now should be more about your financial circumstances as opposed to the market.

The housing market is a hot topic these days. Rising interest rates and a competitive landscape can leave potential home buyers wondering if they should wait it out? Financial guru Dave Ramsey offers what may seem like a surprising perspective. Essentially, economic conditions might be working in favor to buy a house now for responsible… Continue reading Is This A Good Time To Buy A House?

Higher Mortgage Rates Lead To Increased Housing Inventory

The silver lining to higher mortgage rates is an increased housing inventory.

For the past few years, the housing market has been a seller’s paradise. Low housing inventory and high demand fueled bidding wars and pushed prices ever higher. But a recent shift is happening – one driven by rising mortgage rates. Remember the rock-bottom mortgage rates of 2020 and 2021? Those are a distant memory now.… Continue reading Higher Mortgage Rates Lead To Increased Housing Inventory

Iconic Gulfstream Hotel To Reopen In Lake Worth Beach

The iconic Gulfstream Hotel is making a comeback to Lake Worth Beach!

The iconic Gulfstream Hotel, a cornerstone of Lake Worth Beach for nearly a century, is finally set to emerge from its 15-year slumber. Restoration St. Louis, the development group behind the project, has announced a two-phase plan that will see the grand dame of Lake Worth hospitality reborn. Originally built in 1925, the Gulfstream Hotel… Continue reading Iconic Gulfstream Hotel To Reopen In Lake Worth Beach

Boca Raton Waterfront Homes Recent Sales

Boca Raton Waterfront Single Family Homes Recent Sales

Boca Raton waterfront homes recent sales continue to increase in price. We observe high demand for Boca Raton single family homes, with private docks, located east of Federal Highway. For the most recent 3 months as of May 17, 2024, sale prices range from $1.9 million to $40 million: Some other interesting observations about Boca… Continue reading Boca Raton Waterfront Homes Recent Sales

Nationwide Housing Shortage Of 7.2M Homes

A housing shortage continues to provide some headwinds for home buyers.

The American dream of home ownership might be getting further out of reach for many. A recent report by Realtor.com indicates a staggering housing shortage across the country – a gap of up to 7.2 million homes. Of course, this housing shortage has been building for over a decade, fueled by under-building relative to population… Continue reading Nationwide Housing Shortage Of 7.2M Homes