October 2022

October 31, 2022
Flat Fee Real Estate

Can You Buy Real Estate Without Paying a Commission

It’s definitely possible to purchase real estate without paying a commission since those fees are typically paid by the seller. However, there will be a variety of real estate-related expenses that are the responsibility of the buyer. If you’re buying […]
October 27, 2022
Coconut Greek

Can a Real Estate Agent Represent Both Buyer and Seller

The laws in Florida prohibit a real estate agent from representing both the buyer and seller in a real estate transaction. Representing both parties is known as dual agency and it’s outlawed in Florida for a number of excellent reasons. […]
October 25, 2022
flat fee realtor boca

6 Great Questions to Ask Your Real Estate Agency

People may hire a specific real estate agency for any number of reasons. The agency may have been recommended by family or friends, be known for obtaining better prices, or maintain a good reputation locally. Before hiring any real estate […]
October 22, 2022
flat fee real estate

5 Home Buying Mistakes People Make

Many homebuyers eagerly seek a real estate agent to begin their home hunting process, only to discover they’ve made several mistakes before they even get started. Always engage an experienced real estate agent for a home purchase. To ensure the […]
October 12, 2022
Long Term Benefit of Homeownership

The Long-Term Benefit of Homeownership

Today’s cooling housing market, the rise in mortgage rates, and mounting economic concerns have some people questioning: should I still buy a home this year? While it’s true this year has unique challenges for homebuyers, it’s important to factor the […]
October 6, 2022
Supply & Demand Ratio

Reasons the Hot South Florida Housing Market is Starting to Cool

When the housing market in a highly desired location begins to cool, there are signs. That’s happening in the hot South Florida market. There are homes to sell and plentiful buyers, but there are other forces at work. COVID-19 During […]
October 5, 2022
flat fee real estate

Flat Fee Real Estate 101

The news and internet are being inundated with news about flat fee real estate, but few know what it is or how it works. It’s a new approach to real estate sales in which the real estate agent charges a […]
October 4, 2022
interest rates

How Interest Rates Impact Mortgages

Higher interest rates mean individuals will pay more for the money they borrow to purchase a home. Their monthly mortgage payments will also be higher. For many people, higher interest rates will effectively price them out of the homebuyer’s market, […]
October 4, 2022
Real Estate

Flat Fee vs Commission Real Estate

One of the factors that people consider when selling their home is the dollar amount of the commission they’ll have to pay their real estate agent. That fee, typically 6 percent, can take a significant bite out of what homeowners […]