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Keep Your Home Address Private

There is a myriad of reasons buyers don’t want their names associated with their home addresses. Certainly, celebrities or professional athletes aren’t eager to give up their home info, nor are public officials, police officers, or survivors of domestic abuse. In fact, the same applies to any homeowner who finds
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Wondering Where You’ll Move if You Sell Your House Today?

If you put a pause on your home search because you weren’t sure where you’d go once you sold your house, it might be a good time to get back into the market. That’s because today’s market is undergoing a shift, and the supply of homes for sale is increasing
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Should I Sell My House This Year?

There’s no denying the housing market is undergoing a shift this season as buyer demand slows and the number of homes for sale grows. But that shift actually gives you some unique benefits when you sell. Here’s a look at the key opportunities you have if you list your house
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Factoring Schools into Your Home Buying Decision

Factoring Schools into Your Home Buying Decision Every parent wants their child to receive the best education possible. The state of the local school system is a key factor that figures largely in any home buying decision whether you have children or are planning to start a family in the
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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 the height of the pandemic, people seeking a home were
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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 long-term benefits of homeownership into your decision. Consider this: if
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What is Real Estate Negotiation Expert (RENE)?

  How much would it be worth if you were to sell your home today? Do you have a price in mind? Setting your ideal asking price is only a small step toward selling your home. My understanding of the local market, recent price trends, and amenities in your community
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4 DIY Jobs Sellers Should Stop Doing

Homeowners may have gotten overconfident with their DIY skills. Armed with YouTube tutorials and extra time at home during the pandemic, more homeowners have been drawn to DIY house projects to save money, and bypass waits for overbooked contractors. Home inspectors are seeing the results of that DIY surge. When
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Staged To Sell

Some homes sit on the market for days, some for weeks, and some for several months or even years in a worst-case scenario. If you’re like most homeowners, you’re hoping that you’ll land a contract quickly. There is a way that you can make that happen so that your home
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Mortgage Points: What Are They and When Are They Beneficial

It’s almost tax time and one of the questions that home owners will see on their tax form is about mortgage points. Mortgage points, also known as discount points, represent the fee that a buyer pays to a lender for providing a reduced interest rate on a home loan. The
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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. It was primarily enacted to protect the interests of the
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How to Determine a Buyer’s or Seller’s Market

Knowing the difference between a buyer’s market and a seller’s market is a key factor in whether individuals are trying to buy or sell a home. It will affect the number of available properties and the cost. Trends can be local or nationwide. A switch from a seller’s market to
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