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5 Powerful Reasons to Own Instead of Rent

July 9, 2019

As I have stated in so many articles recently, southwest Florida is enjoying a buyers market and the sellers are anxious to see offers.  However, annual rents in our area continue to rise and renters are receiving less for their money.  Have you considered that your mortgage payment will probably be lower than you are […]

Know What to Expect at Your Home Inspection

July 5, 2019

When my buyers ask me should I get a home inspection?  I always answer YES!  It may seem like a lot of money when you are spending so much money on so many things to buy your home; BUT this is the most important and largest purchase of your life.  Why would you not want […]

2 Trends Helping Keep Housing Affordable

June 28, 2019

I have said this so many times before, but it bears repeating; interest rates are low, sellers are anxious to sell and many homes have been reduced in price over the last couple of months. AND now there is a study that shows wages have increased in the last couple of months! Therefore, this is […]

What is the Cost of Waiting Until Next Year to Buy?

June 24, 2019

As I have said so many times in the past, interest rates are still at historic lows and prices are fabulous in our area.  Every year you wait you run the risk that interest rates will increase and prices will go up.  This means the same house next year could cost you more money per […]

Top 4 Renovations for the Greatest Return on Investment!

June 17, 2019

Are you considering selling your home but wondering what renovations to do first?  This article gives you some ideas that will return money on your investment.  I think the #1 renovation is always the kitchen.  Buyers these days want a very updated and renovated kitchen or they want the price to reflect the cost to […]

The Feeling You Get from Owning Your Home

June 14, 2019

Are you a first time buyer or a multiple time buyer?  Everyone who buys a home has a feeling of pride and accomplishment when they look around their own home.  It may not be the dream home, BUT, it is yours!  You worked for it, you pay for it and you love it!  Call me […]

2 Myths Holding Back Home Buyers

June 10, 2019

Have you heard it’s a buyers market in Southwest Florida?  What are you doing about it?  Worrying that you don’t have enough down payment or a high enough credit score?  Well this article is just perfect for you.  Downpayments and credit scores can both be worked with by good mortgage brokers.  Why don’t you find […]

The Cost of Renting vs. Buying This Spring

May 15, 2019

Courtesy of Keeping Current Matters 2019 Are you thinking of renewing your lease for another year instead of buying a home of your own?  Look at the graphic below and you will see that you would be much better off to buy a home.  A mortgage does not require as much income as rentals do.  […]