In the Equation of Housing Affordability and Equity Build-up, You Could Have an Actual Negative Mortgage Payment What is the Benefit of Equity Build-up over Your Actual Mortgage Payment? There are many non-financial benefits of buying your own home. However, today’s headlines seem to be focusing primarily on the financial aspects of […]
Diving Deep into Today’s Biggest Buyer Concerns
Today’s Biggest Home-Buying Concerns [toc] Do you think it’s a good or bad time to buy a home right now? Last month, Fannie Mae released their Home Purchase Sentiment Index (HPSI). Though the survey showed 77% of respondents believe it’s a “good time to sell,” it also confirms what many are sensing: an increasing number of […]
How to Make the Most Out of a Cross-Country Move
What to Expect as Appraisal Gaps Grow
What To Expect as Appraisal Gaps Grow In today’s real estate market, low inventory and high demand are driving up home prices. As many as 54% of homes are getting offers over the listing price, based on the latest Realtors Confidence Index from the National Association of Realtors (NAR). Shawn Telford, Chief Appraiser at CoreLogic, elaborates: “The frequency of buyers being willing to pay […]
Why Is It so Important to Be Pre-Approved in the Homebuying Process?
How to Prepare for a Bidding War
How Is Remote Work Changing Homebuyer Needs?
June is National Home Ownership Month
June is National Homeownership Month Some Highlights Every June, we recognize National Homeownership Month as a way to celebrate the many ways buying and owning a home is a solid step forward for American families. National Homeownership Month is a great time to reflect on how we can each promote stronger community growth. Homeownership […]
Tips for Buying a Home in a Tight Real Estate Market
South Florida is currently in a Seller’s Market which means that inventory is low, home prices tend to increase and attempting to purchase a house in this type of market can make the already complex process of buying a home even more overwhelming. [toc] Here are some tips to help buyers successfully get through the […]
Tips and Insights for Buying a Vacation Home in South Florida
Are you looking to Buy a Vacation Home in South Florida? [toc] What are your Goals? It’s exciting when you can consider buying a vacation or second home in another area, whether it’s to enjoy warmer climates and amenities or any other area you would like to spend more time in than just vacationing. We […]