DALLAS – Aug. 8, 2017 – In 2005, few homebuyers thought housing prices would ever fall, but the housing crisis legacy has changed attitudes. In the latest Modern Homebuyer Survey released by ValueInsured, a majority of Americans and Floridians have “simmering concerns about overheated home prices and increasingly suspect that a housing price correction may
Your buyers need flood insurance? Close before Sept. 30 WASHINGTON – Aug. 4, 2017 – It looks less likely that Congress will finalize a flood-insurance bill (the “21st Century Flood Reform Act” or H.R. 2874) before the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) is scheduled to expire. “NFIP is due to expire on Sept. 30, 2017,” says
Rent versus Own; Own versus Rent Florida ownership wins Below from Florida REALTORS LOS ANGELES – July 27, 2017 – Arizona, Nevada and Washington, D.C. are among the 11 states where it’s more affordable to rent than it is to buy a home. But owning a home still beats renting in Florida, according to a
Condo law changes went into effect July 1 By Meredith Caruso July 17, 2017 – There were several changes made to Chapter 718, the Florida Statute governing condominiums, and all went into effect on July 1, 2017. While not exhaustive, below is a list of July 1 changes that you may come across in real estate
Lee County Florida (Bonita Springs, Estero, Fort Myers, Cape Coral, Lehigh Acres) property values rise 9% as reported in The News-Press this past week. The new values represent the increase in 2016 and will be used for property tax purposes for 2017 tax year. Property valuations will be as of January 1, 2017. The value
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