Posts Tagged ‘beachfront condos fort lauderdale’

7 Steps for a Healthier Home

Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017

7 Steps for a Healthier Home (Family Features)–As homeowners become increasingly aware of the impact their homes can have on the environment – and on their health – making eco-conscious choices is as important as ever. From controlling the types of materials used within your home to keeping an eye on indoor air quality, these […]

How to Prepare Your Home for the Worst

Monday, October 16th, 2017

How to Prepare Your Home for the Worst No one likes to think of disaster striking their home; however, preparing for an emergency—be it a flood or an earthquake—can be the make-or-break factor for protecting your property should disaster hit. A storm can cause electrical outages, flooding, and water damage to your home itself, as […]

Tips for Millennials Buying Homes

Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017

Tips for Millennials Buying Homes Are you, or someone you know, a millennial currently dreaming about your first home? Is something holding you back?According to a survey conducted by loanDepot, 52 percent of Millennials  cite no longer wanting to pay rent and being ready to start a family as two top drivers motivating them to […]

Simple Tips for First-Time Homebuyers

Saturday, September 2nd, 2017

Simple Tips for First-Time Homebuyers Buying a home is always exciting, if a bit overwhelming. But when you’re a first time buyer, the process can seem even more complicated. “The biggest hurdle for the housing market in the middle of 2017 is low inventory,” Senior CFP Board Ambassador Jill Schlesinger, CFP®. “Housing starts, housing permits, […]

20 Tips for Preparing Your House for Sale

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

20 Tips for Preparing Your House for Sale Some Highlights: When listing your house for sale your top goal will be to get the home sold for the best price possible! There are many small projects that you can do to ensure this happens! Your real estate agent will have a list of specific suggestions […]

Financial Smarts: Are You Prepared for the Unexpected?

Monday, August 14th, 2017

Financial Smarts: Are You Prepared for the Unexpected? While you may be living a comfortable lifestyle, what would happen if you lost your job tomorrow? Almost half of Americans say that if they lost their primary source of income tomorrow, they could only maintain their current lifestyle for three months or less. A recent study […]

How-to Buy a Home in a Tight Market

Tuesday, July 11th, 2017

How-to Buy a Home in a Tight Market We all know the equation about how to buy a home in a tight market: low inventory means higher prices. Also known as a tight market, this setting can be stressful for buyers, who are trying to snap up their dream home but keep running into competition. […]

Modest Economic Forecast as Fed Gears Up for More Rate Raises

Thursday, June 8th, 2017

Modest Economic Forecast as Fed Gears Up for More Rate Raises Fannie Mae’s Economic & Strategic Research (ESR) Group kept its latest forecast dependent on the Trump Administration’s policies, projecting modest growth for the economy, as well as some breathing room for the pressured housing market. Economic Forecast “Our economic forecast remains unchanged in April […]

New-Home Sales Tack On Another Month of Gains

Tuesday, June 6th, 2017

New-Home Sales Tack On Another Month of Gains New-home sales tacked on another month of gains, with sales of new, single-family homes up 5.8 percent to 621,000, according to the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The average new-home sales price was $388,200, while the median was $315,100. New-home […]

Americans Find Moving More Stressful Than Weddings

Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

Americans Find Moving More Stressful Than Weddings After the excitement of finding a new home comes the stressful task of moving into it. Despite its stressors, moving is inevitable; The U.S. Census Bureau projects 40 million Americans will add another home to their list this year, with 65 percent moving between Memorial Day and Labor […]