Home Chores for a Rainy Day

9 Home Chores To Do On A Rainy Day I know that I love to put off house cleaning chores. As we enter the hot days of summer we long to have some fun in the sun but when we get that rainy day… it’s time to get down to business cleaning! Here are ten … Continue reading Home Chores for a Rainy Day

Where you get your information matters!

Where you get your information matters! Accessing and sharing information has never been easier. Mobile devices and other solutions keep us connected constantly. Almost everyone starts their home search online. I have had 2 calls in the last few days about properties people have found doing searches online. One was a local man and another … Continue reading Where you get your information matters!

MSC Foundation – Transforming Our Communities, One Transaction At A Time

MSC Foundation Transforming Our Communities One Transaction At A Time Michael Saunders & Company® is committed to improving the lives in the communities we serve by providing funds to organizations that offer shelter, sustenance, education and a path to self-sufficiency. Another grant cycle has come to a close and 4 of our local Englewood Area … Continue reading MSC Foundation – Transforming Our Communities, One Transaction At A Time

Luxury Homes: Did Tax Reform Kill the Luxury Market? NOT SO FAR!

Luxury Homes: Did Tax Reform Kill the Luxury Market? NOT SO FAR!           The new tax code limits the deduction of state and local property taxes, as well as income or sales taxes, to a total of $10,000. When the tax reform legislation was put into law at the beginning of … Continue reading Luxury Homes: Did Tax Reform Kill the Luxury Market? NOT SO FAR!

Drop In Inventory Fuels Sales Slowdown

Have you seen the headline that there is a homes sales slowdown? If you are thinking of selling your home NOW is the time! Don’t let the news scare you into believing that there are no buyers out there now. Resale home inventory is so tight right now that many people are just waiting for … Continue reading Drop In Inventory Fuels Sales Slowdown

Why Have Interest Rates Jumped to a 7-Year High?

Why Have Interest Rates Jumped to a 7-Year High? Interest rates for a 30-year fixed rate mortgage have climbed from 3.95% in the first week of January up to 4.61% last week, which marks a 7-year high according to Freddie Mac. The current pace of acceleration has been fueled by many factors. Sam Khater, Freddie … Continue reading Why Have Interest Rates Jumped to a 7-Year High?

Just In: Data Says May is the Best Month to Sell

May is the BEST month to sell! According to a newly released study by ATTOM Data Solutions, selling your home in the month of May will net you an average of 5.9% above estimated market value for your home. For the study, ATTOM performed an “analysis of 14.7 million home sales from 2011 to 2017” … Continue reading Just In: Data Says May is the Best Month to Sell

Know How Your Agent Plans To Sell Your Home

The real estate market in our area is enjoying a pretty good run, many people are deciding to become real estate agents to make what they think is easy money. Real estate in the Englewood and Boca Grande areas are desirable but the market can be competitive depending on where a homebuyer plans to invest. But … Continue reading Know How Your Agent Plans To Sell Your Home

Housing Bubble Forming? Not Before 2024!

Housing Bubble Forming…Not Before 2024! Housing bubble forming?  A recent report by CoreLogic revealed that U.S. home values appreciated by more than 37% over the last five years. Some are concerned that this is evidence we may be on the verge of another housing bubble AKA, “boom & bust” like the one we experienced from 2006-2008. Recently, several housing … Continue reading Housing Bubble Forming? Not Before 2024!

4 Tips to Help Your Home Sell This Spring

The spring season is fast approaching. With more sellers on the market this time of year, it will mean more competition to sell your home quickly and for the right price. An experienced real estate agent is a valuable partner in this process, we will handle things like marketing the property, holding open houses, helping … Continue reading 4 Tips to Help Your Home Sell This Spring