Housing Market Trends

February 2021 Broward Real Estate Trends

Mortgage interest rates ticked a bit higher in February, but remain below their February 2020 levels. Interest rates may rise a bit further in coming weeks, but according to Freddie Mac chief economist Sam Khater, “while there are multiple temporary factors driving up rates, the underlying economic fundamentals point to…

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Top Home Trends for 2021

Top Home Trends for 2021

These top 10 trends will not only add comfort but might even add extra value to your home. Zoom Room: A Zillow survey found a desire for a home with a dedicated office tops the list of reasons why Americans working from home say they would consider a move if…

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Housing Market Trends

January 2021 Broward County Real Estate Market

January started off strong for the housing market, with healthy buyer demand and strong market fundamentals. A robust increase in housing starts in December points to an active year for new construction, but higher material costs, especially lumber, and a limited supply of buildable lots will temper the number of…

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Most Common Inspection Flaws

10 Most Common Flaws Found During Home Inspections

In a study of more than 50,000 residences, here are the top 10 defects found during home inspections: 54.9% Doors need adjusting/servicing 54.8% Faucets and shower heads need servicing 54.5% Exterior caulking/sealant missing 53.7% Outdoor or light switch problems 48% No circuit breaker protection (GFCI) 45.1% Missing or defective smoke…

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Preparing for a Home Inspection

How to Prepare for a Home Inspection

If home is empty, leave utilities on and pilot lights lit. Make sure electrical sockets, light fixtures, switches and fans work. Confirm smoke and carbon monoxide detectors operate. Check that faucets and toilets run properly and don?t leak. Clean stove and over so they won?t smoke and set off alarm…

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Reduce Home Strains - Quick Fixes

Reduce Home Strains with These Quick Fixes

KITCHEN Clean your dishwasher filter to increase the longevity of your appliance. Make sure your smoke detector works and the batteries are fresh during a time when you’re cooking more often at home. BATHROOM Check under the sink manually for leaks or add a smart sensor to monitor them in…

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Homebuyer Incentive Tips

Homebuyer Incentive Tips

Sellers who are looking for ways to attract more buyer attention, or keep interested parties attracted, have the option of adding some “extras” in the form of homebuyer incentives. As your Realtor, we will work together to discuss if homebuyer incentives, and which ones, may work for you. As a…

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Stress-Free Home Sale

Stress-free Home Selling Experience

Let Me Provide You with the Stress-free Home Selling Experience You Deserve Many of us love the idea of a new home, but not the selling and moving process. It can be difficult to prepare your house for sale and keep it in “showing” condition, while also scouting for your…

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I Love Being A Realtor

I Love What I Do

What are the current real estate trends in your community? What are the latest prices, and what’s the pace of sales compared with last year? As a homeowner, you may have heard many different answers regarding these questions in the past. In any form of business, it can be a…

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Negotiating Skills Brings Top Dollar

Negotiation Experience Can Bring You Top Dollar

My Negotiation Experience Can Bring You Top Dollar AND Peace of Mind. If you were to sell your home today, how much would it be worth? Do you have a price in mind? Setting your ideal asking price is only a small step toward selling your home. My understanding of…

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