93.9% Of Homes in The US Have Positive Equity

93.9% Of Homes in The US Have Positive Equity CoreLogic’s latest Equity Report revealed that ninety-one thousand residential properties regained equity in Q1 2017. The outlook for 2017 remains positive as well, as an additional 600 thousand properties will regain equity if home prices rise another 5% this year. The study also revealed that: Roughly 63% of all … Continue reading 93.9% Of Homes in The US Have Positive Equity

Do Your Future Plans Include a Move?

Do Your Future Plans Include a Move? What’s Stopping You from Listing Now?

Consumer confidence… hits 16-year high

When thinking about real estate and whether to buy or sell, it is important to “feel confident” about the state of our economy.  According to the Florida Association of Realtors article below… Consumer confidence about current conditions hits 16-year high NEW YORK – July 25, 2017 – The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index declined marginally … Continue reading Consumer confidence… hits 16-year high

The 5 Greatest Benefits of Homeownership

Recently, Freddie Mac reported on the benefits of home ownership. According to their report, here are the five benefits that “should be at the top of everyone’s list.” Home ownership can help you build equity over time. Your monthly payments will remain stable. You may have some tax benefits. You can take pride in ownership. Homeownership improves your community. … Continue reading The 5 Greatest Benefits of Homeownership

Interest Rates and Your Purchasing Power

  The High Impact of Low Interest Rates on Your Purchasing Power

Retirees Turning to Custom Homes to Get The Right Space

  As you reach retirement, your current house may simply be too big for your needs. Paying large utility bills, maintenance costs and property taxes for an older home on a large lot can often drain hard earned retirement funds. During a time when you have a lower income and too much house, there may … Continue reading Retirees Turning to Custom Homes to Get The Right Space

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2 Myths Holding Back Home Buyers

2 Myths Holding Back Home Buyers In Realtor.com’s recent article, “Home Buyers’ Top Mortgage Fears: Which One Scares You?” they mention that “46% of potential home buyers fear they won’t qualify for a mortgage to the point that they don’t even try.” Myth #1: “I Need a 20% Down Payment” Buyers overestimate the down payment … Continue reading 2 Myths Holding Back Home Buyers

South Gulf Cove – Worth Looking At

Homes in South Gulf Cove range from contemporary designs to Key West style  architecture and range from large waterfront estates to single family homes which are perfect to accommodate every lifestyle. Many homes have open concept floor plans, docks and water views that help bring residents closer to nature. This Port Charlotte community still has … Continue reading South Gulf Cove – Worth Looking At

Englewood Annual Fireworks Show at RISK

With only a couple of weeks left before the big Fireworks display is scheduled for our community, we have learned that the show may be at RISK due to lack of community funding! This annual event is completely managed by the Lemon Bay Sunrise Rotary with the financial backing and support of all the local … Continue reading Englewood Annual Fireworks Show at RISK