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…

Get the House of Your Dreams

Get the House of Your Dreams With These 4 Simple Tips

Picture this. You’ve been house hunting for a while. At this point, you’ve seen so many properties that the houses are blurring together. And if you had a t-shirt for every “Been there, done that.” moment you’ve encountered during walkthroughs, you would have to buy a bigger closet. But then…

Buying vs. Renting Your Home

Owning A Home Is Far Superior To Renting

Renting a home has never been a financially sound choice to make. It is the option that many people opt for simply out of the necessity of the moment or because they are unaware of the downside implications of that choice. I want to show you now why owning a…

Benefits of Home Ownership

Benefits of Home Ownership

Benefits of Home Ownership (Infographic) APPRECIATION Home values have a well documented history of going up over time. This increase becomes equity you can benefit from when you refinance or sell. EQUITY Renting has often been compared to paying 100% interest, but when you own a home and a mortgage…

Moving Boxes Teetering

8 Tips for How to Save Money When Moving

One thing that most everyone knows is that the costs that are involved in moving to a new home can be expensive. Aside from the rental deposits that you put down on an apartment or the down payment and closing costs that are required for a home that you purchase,…

Real Estate Negotiations

Things You Can Negotiate In A Real Estate Deal

It is no surprise that the South Florida real estate market these days is one that is truly competitive. Inventory levels are at extreme lows and home prices continue to rise. For many buyers it can feel like there are not a whole lot of options out there. When the…

Fort Lauderdale Aerial Homes

How to Prepare for a Competitive Real Estate Market

The real estate market in South Florida is similar to most major areas across the country where competition is tough for most buyers. Especially in the lower and mid price points there is a shortage of listings and an abundance of buyers all vying for the same properties. So how…

Buying a Condo

What To Know When Buying A Condo

If you are in the market to buy property in South Florida, you may be asking yourself if you should buy a condo. Condos are great options as they are oftentimes more affordable than single families and come with some great conveniences. However, before you decide to fully start your…

Protect Your Identity When Buying A Home

INFOGRAPHIC: Protect Your Identity When Buying A Home

Thieves are using sophisticated scams to steal your identity, and ultimately, your down payment. Never trust wiring instructions sent via email. Cyber criminals are hacking email accounts and sending emails with fake wiring instructions. These emails are convincing and sophisticated. Always independently confirm wiring instructions in person or via a…

Multiple Buyer Offers

What if You are a Buyer or Seller in a Multiple Offer Situation

Inventory is Low in the South Florida Real Estate Market. What if You are a Buyer or Seller in a Multiple Offer Situation? Real estate in South Florida remains tight with inventory continuing to be slim making it a challenge for buyers to not only find a home, but also…