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9 Tasks Every Florida Home Buyer Should Complete After Closing

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So you’ve crossed the finish line. Whether you have been searching for a new home for weeks, months, or years, you finally signed all the documents, initialed here, here, and here, and obtained the keys to your new place. Go ahead and take a breath. Acknowledge the moment. Then get prepared for your new place by completing these tasks. 1) …

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What You Should Know About Your HOA Before You Buy

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For many home purchases in South Florida, you will be joining the Homeowners’ Association (HOA) or Condominium Owners’ Association (COA). Unlike most groups, you will join this club whether you like it or not. This doesn’t have to be a bad thing, though. While the HOA board probably won’t be your best friend, they don’t have to be your enemy …

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Why Boca Raton is a Great Place for Young Families

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While many might think South Florida is a place for retirees, anyone who has visited Boca Raton knows that the city is filled with young professionals raising happy and healthy families. Why are so many young people drawn to Boca Raton? Because it has everything a young family wants in a home. Great Weather One of the easiest and cheapest …

The Many Benefits of Boca Raton’s Private Schools

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Despite the public schools’ proven ability to offer a quality education, the many benefits of Boca’s private schools are difficult to overlook. Among the numerous reasons parents ultimately choose to send their kids to one of Boca Raton’s excellent private schools are the following: ● family-like atmosphere ● smaller student to teacher ratios ● focus on academic excellence (more rigorous …

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Think You Can’t Afford to Buy a Home? Think Again

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The South Florida real estate market has been trending upwards with great momentum for some time now, although that growth is likely to begin to slow in the near future. Likewise, interest rates have remained low for a number of years, but have recently begun edging up over the past few months and are expected to continue to rise in …

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Are We in Another Housing Bubble?

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Home values are on the rise in nearly every corner of the United States, and that is certainly true here in Florida. At the end of September, the median single-family home in the state had jumped in price by 12.5% – increasing from $199,900 to $224,900 – over the course of the twelve months prior. This means that the typical …

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4 Ways Real Estate Investment Builds Bank Accounts

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Investing in real estate has long been one of the most popular and powerful ways for investors – both seasoned and just starting out – to establish and grow a significant amount of wealth. That’s because unlike most other types of investments, real estate provides a variety of different ways in which you can generate revenue and build value. Through …

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Buying a Home in the Fall/Winter: What You Need to Know

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Year after year, real estate experiences a seasonal slowdown during the fall and winter months.This trend definitely affects colder, northern and mid-western climates to a much greater extent than it does temperate South Florida. Nonetheless, you can still expect chillier weather to have a cooling effect on the local housing markets. With that information safely filed away, there is still …

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Real Estate Investing Basics: Finding a Property to Flip

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Although television shows like Flip or Flop and Flip This House leave many viewers with the feeling that making money by flipping homes must be too good to be true, this isn’t necessarily the case. Don’t get me wrong – flipping real estate isn’t a golden ticket to instant riches, and there are far fewer opportunities out there now than …

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The South Florida Homebuyers’ Guide to Mortgages

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During the Great Recession, cash took over real estate as banks tightened their lending practices, effectively cutting off the supply of home loans all across the country. But now, with the economy continuing to improve and the housing market operating in full-swing, mortgages are back on the main stage of the home buying arena. In this article, we’re going to …