December 2016 Broward Housing


The housing market ended on with mixed results in 2015, depending on the type of property.  Broward County property statistics show that single-family home sales were up 6.6% over December 2014, with corresponding positive markers showing increases in median & average sale price, reduced days on market, and a higher percentage…

Fort Lauderdale Inlet

Florida Homeowner Insurance 101

The largest annual expense for a South Florida home owner is the total cost for hazard, windstorm and flood insurance. Insurance premiums have risen over the past 10 years, especially in states like Florida. Congress has enacted various legislation to help homeowners mitigate the true cost of insurance in storm prone…

Fist Time Homebuyer Checklist

To-Do List for First Time Home Buyers – Infographic

First time home buyers often feel lost, confused, or unsure where and how to start their path towards homeownership.  In addition to hiring a professional real estate agent, Number 6 on the list, here is a list of plans and decisions every first time home buyer will go through.  You can also…

MLS Policy Committee Selection

Selection to MLS Policy Committee

I have been selected by the Greater Fort Lauderdale Board of Realtors to serve on the MLS Policy Committee for the next 2 years.  The purpose of the MLS Policy Committee is to provide oversight of Multiple Listing Service (MLS) policy and monitor the performance standards of the MLS. Reviews…

Home Staging 101

Home Staging 101 – Infographic

One of the best things a seller can do to increase the speed of a sale of their home is to have the home staged.  Whether done by a professional interior designer or home stager, staging involves removing personal clutter, removing or replacing existing furniture, rearranging room layouts, accessorizing and…

The cost of waiting to buy a home

The High Cost of Waiting to Buy a Home in 2016

With mortgage rates and housing prices expected to increase soon, renters who delay buying a home could end up spending considerably more, according to research by  Download free Infographic.


Fort Lauderdale Housing Market – November 2015

The Broward County Market statistics reveal an increase in sales in single-family homes, condos and townhouse from the previous year.  Single-family home sales increased by 17.5% and condo/townhouse sales increased by 3%.  The median sales prices for both markets also increased; $290,00 for single-family homes resulting in an 8.6% increase…