Florida Flood from Hurricane

New Pricing Policy for National Flood Insurance

Major Changes to the National Flood Insurance Program On Oct. 1, 2021 FEMA began implementing a new pricing methodology called Risk Rating 2.0: Equity in Action. These changes will apply to new policies. Most existing policies will not be affected until after April 1, 2022. What’s Changing? Since the 1970s, National…

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Housing Market Trends

Broward County August 2021 Real Estate Trends

The booming U.S. housing market has spilled over to the rental market, which has seen demand for apartment and single-family rentals skyrocket this year, as high sales prices and an inadequate supply of available housing have forced many prospective buyers to rent for the foreseeable future. Increased demand for housing,…

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Housing Market Trends

July 2021 Real Estate Trends – Broward County

JULY 2021 The White House announced additional measures to help struggling homeowners avoid foreclosure as they exit forbearance, including loan modifications and payment reductions. Borrowers with federally backed mortgages can lock in lower interest rates and extend the length of their mortgages. For borrowers who can’t resume their monthly mortgage,…

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Moving Boxes Teetering

7 Tips For a Smooth Move

Memorial Day to Labor Day is peak moving season with more than 65% of relocations happening during the summer months. Take the stress out of your move with these tips from the Professional Movers Association of Florida. Plan your move in advance so you have time to evaluate your options,…

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Housing Market Trends

May 2021 Broward Real Estate Trends

As the weather warms and pandemic restrictions ease across much of the country, the U.S. housing market shows little sign of cooling. Robust buyer demand, fueled by low mortgage rates, continues to outpace supply, which remains near historic lows. Nationwide, inventory remains much lower than it was at this time…

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Florida Condo Impact Windows

When Should I Replace My Windows

5 Signs to Tell Your Windows Need Replacing When it comes to renovating your home, replacing your windows is a project that often gets swept aside until it’s too late. This can end up costing you and your family more money than initially anticipated and put a damper on your…

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Swimming Pool with Outdoor Living area

5 Things Homeowners Want in Outdoor Space

A recent survey conducted by Brown Jordan Outdoor Kitchens reveals that more than 82% of homeowners want amenities in their outdoor living spaces that they didn’t have prior to the pandemic. 90% of homeowner say that outdoor living spaces are more valuable than ever before. What we are doing more…

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4 Types of Mortgages

4 Types of Mortgages for Homebuyers

Obtaining a mortgage loan is a vital step in buying a home.  When it comes to mortgage financing options, you can be overwhelmed on the one to choose. If you take time to research property financing options, you’ll save both time and money. Here are some types of mortgages you…

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Housing Market Trends

April 2021 Broward Real Estate Trends

April was another strong month for home sales. The busy spring market continues to see many multiple offer situations driving sales prices above asking price. With such strong activity, by the time a property sale closes, the market may have already moved higher than that sold price suggests. Such markets…

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Specialized Home Inspections

12 Types of Home Inspections To Guide You When Buying a House

According to the American Society of Home Inspectors, 84% of homebuyers include a home inspection in their purchase contract. Standard home inspectors can provide detailed reports on the condition of your dream home. However, additional inspections may be necessary depending on how old, the location, and the condition of the…

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