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Why You Should Talk to the Neighbors Before Buying a Home, and What to Ask Them

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So you’ve found the perfect home in Boca Raton. Maybe it’s a beachfront condominium or a house near your favorite golf course. You love the layout, and it’s just the right size. But have you met the neighbors yet? While introducing yourself after closing is a nice way to get to know the community, having a conversation with them before …

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How to Choose the Best Real Estate Agent to Sell Your Florida Home

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You’ve decided to sell your home. That’s the first big decision in the process. The next is to choose a real estate agent you can trust. If you used an agent when buying your home (assuming it was a wonderful experience), check to see if they also work with sellers. If not, you’ll want to make sure you find an …

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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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Don’t Be Surprised by Closing Costs when Buying a Home in South Florida

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Do you know how much your home purchase is really going to cost you? Hopefully, you have already done some calculations to figure out what price range is within your budget. But you don’t want to forget to about the cash you’ll need up upfront to secure your new purchase. Closing costs vary from state to state, and depending on …

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Should You Buy a Second Home in Florida? Answer These Questions to Find Out.

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Owning your home is a smart way to build equity and create more stability in your life. But what about buying a second home? Does it offer the same advantages for buyers? A second home can be a great way to put down roots in your favorite vacation spot or start a real estate investment portfolio. This is particularly attractive …

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How to Tell If You’re Ready to Buy a Home in South Florida

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Buying your first home is a part of the American dream. It’s a rite of passage that marks a new stage in your life. But it’s also a huge purchase, often the largest single investment in your portfolio. How do you know when you’re ready to leave behind the world of rentals to join the homeowners club? It’s not about …

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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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Why Renters Should Think About Buying Now

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Renters all across the state are facing the exact same problem: steady and substantial increases in rental rates. Due to a variety of market factors, the cost of renting has skyrocketed around the country, and Florida is no exception. For the first time in years, these increased rental rates are making it more practical for many people to buy rather …

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Buying or Selling? Here Are 10 Reasons Why You Need a Realtor

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No matter how you look at it, real estate can be a complicated topic. It takes a lot of effort to move a sale from start-to-finish. Regardless of which side of the transaction you’re on, attempting to make it through the process on your own can be a real challenge. For sellers, it takes a lot more than just putting …

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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 …