8 Ways to Get the Best Price for Your Home in Today’s Market

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With summertime upon us, real estate markets all across the country are about to experience some of their most active months of the year. For sellers, this is great news: it means that there will be plenty of people out there shopping for their next home. But while a spike in market activity means a greater number of potential buyers, …

6 Simple Suggestions to Sell Your Home Faster

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So you’re thinking about selling your home. Maybe your kids have grown up and moved away. Or you’ve found a great job in another city. Or you’ve lived there for 10 years or more and it’s just time for a change. Whatever the reason, you’re ready to go. But is the house ready to go? These 6 simple suggestions to …

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Solving the Home Appraisal Mystery

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You’ve finally made the decision to put your home up for sale. And it wasn’t easy. Because you love this house. You’ve raised your family there. You and your spouse have built a life there. But because the time to sell has arrived, you’ve made an appointment with your favorite real estate agent to take a look at the house …

Real Estate Outlook for 2016

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As the year 2015 comes to an end, our small portion of the world (South Florida), as well as most of the nation, is looking at a lack of housing inventory, especially for first time home buyers in the $450,000 and under category. The real estate outlook for 2016 does not look like it will improve that particular situation markedly. The FED has …

4 Vital Mortgage Facts for Home Buyers

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Yes, mortgage rates are on their way up. The first minor adjustment has just gone into effect, with little or no consequence to current home buyers. These 4 vital mortgage facts for home buyers will help make your mortgage choice easier.  And once you feel secure about your finances, you’ll find that the home buying process is far less stressful. …

Prices up and homes for sale down in South Florida

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It’s still a seller’s market, with prices up and homes for sale down in South Florida. According to the Realtors Association of the Palm Beaches (RAPB), the number of single family homes listed for sale in Palm Beach County is lower than it was last October. Listings are also down in Miami-Dade and Broward counties. What this means for the …

5 ways to make your South Florida home more energy efficient. And cut your electric bill.

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We live where it’s always warm and comfortable, so why do you need to worry about making your South Florida home more energy efficient? After all, we’re warm all year ‘round, and we air condition ourselves when it’s too hot. So we have nothing to complain about. But even though we’re almost always comfortable,  many of our homes are subject …

Buying a Home Today: the Dream Versus the Reality

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We all have a dream house, a place where we’d like to live if we had enough money to buy it and  enough time to really enjoy it. But then there are the realities of house hunting, where we discover that the chances of finding the 100% house of our dreams is much harder than we thought it would be. …

3 Easy Ways to Make Your Home Harder to Sell

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There are lots of great ideas that can help your home to sell quickly and for the most money in today’s real estate market. Among them are staging your home to looks its best, cleaning out closets and eliminating clutter, and changing your landscaping so it looks inviting. But there are also a number of changes that may seem like …

Are you really ready to buy (or sell) your first home?

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Recently, a reporter asked me if I’d ever run into buyers who appeared ready to purchase but then changed their minds. “A few times,” I told her. “But why did they change their minds?” she asked. “Was it the house? Was it price? Was it emotion?” I thought about it for a couple of minutes, and then told her about …