Spring Home Selling Tips

With the spring home buying season upon us, it is important to prepare your home to sell appropriately.

The first day of spring was officially on March 20, 2023 and runs through June 21, 2023. This officially means that the “spring buying season” is upon us. In fact, 40% of all home sales tend to occur from March through June. Of course, high home prices and higher mortgage interest rates are making it… Continue reading Spring Home Selling Tips

Home Sales Rise But Prices Drop

More home sales but slightly lower prices throughout the country.

It has been quite a run for home prices nationwide. In fact, it has been just over a 113 month run of consistent price increases. As of the latest February home sales data, home prices nationwide have fallen slightly (0.2%) for the first time in almost 11 years. Of course, we are still dealing with… Continue reading Home Sales Rise But Prices Drop

Bank Failures And The Housing Market

How will the recent bank failures impact the housing market?

Over the past week, we have seen two of the largest bank collapses in U.S. history take place. First, Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) failed on March 10, 2023. Then, just two days later Signature Bank failed on March 12, 2023. Needless to say, this news sent shock waves across the U.S. economy as these were… Continue reading Bank Failures And The Housing Market

Moving In And Out Of Florida

The most common reasons why people move in and out of Florida.

You don’t need to look far to notice that more people are moving in to Florida, as opposed to moving out. It is estimated that approximately 808 people move into Florida each day. For more information about this, check out our previous article titled “Moving To Florida”. Of course, we also see people moving out… Continue reading Moving In And Out Of Florida

South Florida Home Sale Profits Up In 2022

South Florida home sale profits had a banner year in 2022.

After experiencing a wild seller’s market for the latter part of 2020 and through all of 2021, the housing market certainly slowed down considerably in 2022. Of course, rapidly rising mortgage interest rates in efforts to curb out-of-control inflation is the biggest culprit. With home sales slowing down considerably, profit margins must have also decreased… Continue reading South Florida Home Sale Profits Up In 2022

What Is A Bedroom?

It is important to know what constitutes a bedroom when selling a home.

What constitutes a bedroom? This may seem like a rhetorical question, but actually it can be quite controversial in real estate. When marketing any property for sale, it is critical that you do not mislead the public through false advertising practices. When analyzing recent housing trends, we have seen the need for additional bedrooms increase… Continue reading What Is A Bedroom?

Do I Have To Fill Out A Seller’s Disclosure?

A thoroughly completed seller's property disclosure form is a best practice when selling your home.

A common question that we receive from clients is whether or not they need to fill out a seller’s disclosure form for the property they are selling. The answer to this question is that the form does not technically need to be filled out, however we strongly advise doing so. For starters, it should be… Continue reading Do I Have To Fill Out A Seller’s Disclosure?

Should I Stage My Home To Sell?

Home staging can result in a quicker home sale for more money.

You never get a second chance to make a first impression. This rule certainly applies to real estate marketing as well. Of course, it is no secret that nearly all real estate searches begin online. Therefore, professional photos are not a negotiable item when it comes to listing a property for sale. In fact, where… Continue reading Should I Stage My Home To Sell?

Should I Remodel My Kitchen?

The kitchen is one of the most popular spaces in the home to remodel.

Most people would agree that the kitchen is the centerpiece of the home. In fact, a nicely appointed and spacious kitchen is almost always the highlight of a home showing for many buyers. Furthermore, when showing a vacant home to buyers, we almost always end up at the kitchen to discuss the pros and cons… Continue reading Should I Remodel My Kitchen?

Tips For Pricing Your Home

Home pricing is a science and should be thoroughly analyzed when selling a home.

It is no secret that in the past year or so the real estate market has transitioned from a hot seller’s market to a more balanced or even a slight buyer’s market in certain markets. With this said, this means that properly pricing your property for sale is more important than ever. A common trap… Continue reading Tips For Pricing Your Home