Will seasonal residents return to South Florida this year?

Throughout South Florida, we begin to see an influx of seasonal residents beginning to arrive during the months of November & December. Nowhere is it more evident than throughout the beachfront condos along A1A. It is not uncommon to begin seeing vehicles with out of state license plates at any give stoplight throughout South Florida… Continue reading Will seasonal residents return to South Florida this year?

Florida: No longer just a seasonal destination

We all know that Florida has been the preferred destination for many retirees for decades now. As a matter of fact, take a quick drive down A1A and you will already start seeing the semi-trailers delivering vehicles belonging to our northern friends. In recent years, extremely long & cold winters have brought these seasonal residents… Continue reading Florida: No longer just a seasonal destination

What do buyers see during showings?

We all know that when marketing a property for sale, certain items are absolutely necessary. For example, cleaning, de-cluttering, & maximizing natural light are important items. However, a new study actually used eye-tracking hardware to better determine exactly what caught buyers’ eyes during showings. While this study was conducted in the United Kingdom, their real… Continue reading What do buyers see during showings?

The state of the real estate market through September 2020

The housing market, like most of the economy, came to a near standstill in March and April. This forced the typical spring summer buying season to be delayed until the summer. Once economies reopened, pent-up demand translated into sales of both new and existing homes, driving home prices in many places to record highs. In… Continue reading The state of the real estate market through September 2020

Forbearance and the future of foreclosures

As a response to the devastating economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. government rolled out the forbearance program as part of the CARES Act. Through this program, lenders are to reduce or suspend payments for borrowers that have been significantly impacted by the pandemic. To be clear, forbearance does not erase what you… Continue reading Forbearance and the future of foreclosures

Air quality and your air conditioning system

Throughout most of the country, the summer heat is beginning to dissipate or has gone away completely. As temperatures begin to drop, more and more people tend to congregate indoors for good reason. Given the current pandemic, many health experts are concerned that larger gatherings indoors may result in “super spreader” events for COVID-19. Regardless… Continue reading Air quality and your air conditioning system