6 Tips For Exploring Orlando Like a Local

January 15, 2016

Some people walk through the gates of Disney World, and see whimsy. They see smiling children, beautiful buildings, happy tourists, and the fruits of creative genius. Then there are the rest of us. We may be in the minority, but … Continue reading

How To Sell Your Home Faster – The Complete Guide

November 11, 2015

You are used to your home, so most likely you do not notice the many things you could do to help it sell faster. Beginning with the exterior, there are things you can do on even a small budget that … Continue reading

Government Shutdown and What it Means for the Housing Market

October 3, 2013

As of the first of October the government is shutdown until further notice, mainly because they can’t get a budget passed. While this is disconcerting on many fronts, it is particularly scary for the still recovering housing market. If the … Continue reading

Home Improvement Cost vs Value Guide

September 30, 2013

  Improving the look, feel, or functionality of your home is one of the best ways to add value and it can help you sell your home fast. But the biggest question home owners and sellers alike have are what … Continue reading

Guide to Online Home Listings – For Sale by Owner

August 30, 2013

If you’re into DIY and looking to save some money the appeal of for sale by owner might be too much for you to pass up. But where should you start? We recommend you start with online listings, this is … Continue reading

What Should Sellers Do as Mortgage Rates Hit 2 Year High?

August 27, 2013

Over the past few months we have seen the real estate market flourish with sales and median price increases. But with these signs of a recovering market we have also started to see mortgage interest rates increase. As of last … Continue reading

Existing Home Sales Surged in July, But Why?

August 21, 2013

Existing home sales took an impressive upward swing  in the month of July and while this provided a great 17% increase year over year it may not be as great as it sounds. There are many other factors within real … Continue reading

Miami Real Estate is Heating Up Despite National Decline

August 1, 2013

According to Realtor.org the pending home sales index across the U.S. has slowed dropping off slightly in June  down 0.4%. This can be attributed to the rising mortgage rates and house prices the market has seen over the past few … Continue reading

Florida Real Estate, A Top Market For Cash Buyers

July 29, 2013

Due to the number of distressed properties, foreclosures and other market variables Florida has become one of the top states in the nation for cash buyers. According to Realty Trac in June, cash deals represented 57% of home sales in … Continue reading

Rising Rates Could Hurt Upside Down Mortgage Refinancing

July 20, 2013

Last week mortgage rates continued to rise in a six week rally moving to 4.51% up almost a full point increase compared to this time last year. While they remain at all time lows the Fed’s stimulus program may be … Continue reading

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