Home Prices Rise at Fastest Pace in More Than 6 Years

S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller: Buyer demand pushed Nov. prices 9.1% higher year-to-year – the biggest increase since May 2014. For 2020, price increases hit a 14-year high. WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. home prices jumped in November at the fastest pace in more than six years, fueled by demand for more living space as Americans stick [...]

February 24th, 2021|

Mortgage Rates Move Notably Higher this Week to 2.81%

The 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage averaged 2.81% compared to last week’s 2.73% – but economists still expect rates to hover around 3% for the rest of 2021. SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) – U.S. long-term mortgage rates ticked up this week but remain at historic lows as the coronavirus pandemic continues to batter the economy even [...]

February 19th, 2021|

S. Fla. Prices Keep Going Up – but Fewer People Leave

As the cost of living rises in six South Fla. counties, some residents move north to find affordable housing – but data suggests the pace of that exodus is slowing. MIAMI – The rising cost of living has been driving Miami-Dade residents outward for a decade. Is the tide finally turning? New projections from [...]

February 17th, 2021|

Fla.’s Housing Market Wraps Up 2020 Strong Despite COVID-19

Florida Realtors’ latest data: Single-family home sales in 2020 up 5.8% year-over-year, median price at $290K up 9.6%. Condo-townhouse sales up 2.5%, median price at $215K, up 12% from 2019. Chief Economist O’Connor: “Sales of Florida homes in the 4Q were very strong.” ORLANDO, Fla. – Despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and resulting economic challenges, [...]

February 16th, 2021|

We recently listed a property in RIVER HALL ~ Under contract in one week!

River Hall is a booming community located in W. Alva,  just East of Ft Myers.  Offering both new construction & resale homes, single family homes & villas, estate homes & first time homes. There is truly something for everyone.  Featuring a gorgeous resort style pool & community center, bike paths, and a beautiful golf [...]

February 15th, 2021|

Sometimes convenience is key! ANOTHER PROPERTY UNDER CONTRACT in less than a week!

Sometimes convenience is key! These sellers were not interested in being inconvenienced with a barrage of showings. To meet the needs of our sellers, we were able to call for offers prior to allowing access to the home,. Regardless of what is most important to you while selling your home, we will listen and [...]

February 13th, 2021|

Home Sellers in 2020 Averaged $69K in Equity

ATTOM: In 2020, the average seller made $68,843 on the sale last year, a notable two-year increase compared to the $48,500 they made in 2018. CHICAGO – Research from ATTOM Data Solutions reveals that home sellers nationwide saw a 2020 home-price gain of $68,843 on the average sale, up from $48,500 two years prior. [...]

February 8th, 2021|

ANOTHER PROPERTY UNDER CONTRACT! ONLY 5 DAYS ON THE MARKET!

In a true seller's market any agent can list and accept a contract on a house quickly, but it takes a skilled professional to navigate multiple showings, and then multiple offers. Let me guide you in negotiating the perfect contract for your situation.  FROM LISTED TO PENDING IN LESS THAN 5 DAYS ~ 1827 [...]

February 5th, 2021|

Where to Retire? WalletHub Ranks Fla. No. 1

To determine the best state for retirement, WalletHub weighed 45 variables, such as affordability, quality of life and healthcare – and Fla. was, and is, No. 1. ORLANDO, Fla. – For many people, a Florida retirement means warm year-round weather and no shoveling snow. But retirement living is a big decision. It’s not paradise [...]

February 3rd, 2021|

OPEN HOUSE SATURDAY ~ 10:00 am to 2:00 pm ~ Gulf Access Pool Home

OPEN HOUSE SATURDAY! Act fast to have an opportunity to call this Gulf access home w/ no neighbors in SW Cape home!! Smart split bedroom floor plan offers plenty of space for entertaining. This home features a 10,000 pound boat lift as well as a pool & spa (Pool/Spa were added in 2008). Sellers [...]

January 29th, 2021|
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