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Where to Get a Mortgage & What to Ask a Mortgage Lender

October 24, 2018

Mortgage lenders are not all the same. Where you borrow your money should be dependent upon who has the best mortgage products for your particular situation. Where should you look for a mortgage? What should you ask a mortgage lender? There are four types of mortgage lenders: Banks and Mortgage Bankers – Many people’s first […]

Preapproved vs Prequalified – What’s the Difference?

If you plan to shop for a home, most Realtors® will advise getting prequalified or preapproved for mortgage before you look. This helps you, as the buyer, understand how much home you can afford based on what you can borrow. It also shows sellers that you are serious about buying a home. Is there a […]

Keep the Property Tax Cap. Vote YES on Amendment 2

October 14, 2018

VOTER ALERT: On December 31st the cap on non-homesteaded properties expires. Property taxes could increase up to 10 percent per year for every property in Florida that is not covered under the Homestead Act. This will affect local business owners who own their buildings, owners of rental and investment properties and part-time residents with second […]

Meet Our New Sales Associates

We’re growing again! Century 21 All Professional recently welcomed four new sales associates: Angela Hanes, Taylor Maixner, Gus Mora and John Nuzzo. Each of these professionals bring unique experiences and lots of enthusiasm to our team. They look forward to working with buyers and sellers—contact one of them today! Meet the new Century 21 All […]

St. Lucie Real Estate Continues it’s Phenomenal Run

October 12, 2018

The Realtors® of the Palm Beaches and Greater Fort Lauderdale (RAPB + GFLR) released the August 2018 Real Estate Reports. Real Estate Sales in St. Lucie County continue to have a phenomenal run. Closed sales are up over 14 percent year-over-year—even with median sales prices of single-family homes up 9.8 percent. The median sales price […]

All Aboard! Brightline Could Be a Boon for the Treasure Coast

September 25, 2018

The local press has been filled with news about Brightline. Brightline is the only privately owned, and operated passenger rail system in the United States. Currently, Brightline provides high-speed train service along Florida’s southeast coast connecting Miami, Ft. Lauderdale and West Palm Beach. With plans to extend service to Orlando, the company is considering locating […]

Control the temperature in every room with Smart HVAC

September 20, 2018

Some like it hot. Some like it cold. Somebody in the house is always unhappy. Until now. Thanks to a new Smart HVAC system developed by Alea Labs, you can control the temperature in every room of your home. And even better, you can do it from an app on your phone. Keep the man […]

Fort Pierce Peacock Arts District Pop-Up Community Meeting 9/13

September 11, 2018

The City of Fort Pierce has invited the local community to attend a meeting to discuss the Peacock Arts District in Fort Pierce. The meeting will be an “open house” style meeting held under a tent at the corner of 9th Street and Orange Avenue in a field next to the Old Anastasia School. Come […]

Homeowners Spend almost $8,000 per Remodeling Project in 2018

September 6, 2018

The National Association of Homebuilders (NAHB) studied remodeling activity in 26,000 zip codes across the US. What they found was the average homeowner spent $7,893 in 2018 on each remodeling project. The amount of money spent on remodeling varies widely by zip code. In the most expensive markets—New York/Newark New Jersey, Fairfield CT, a zip […]

Choosing a Home Security System

August 30, 2018

Home security systems have come a long way. Thanks to Wi-Fi and 24/7 connectivity, you can monitor your home from a laptop, tablet or smart phone from almost anywhere. You can set up a high-tech system yourself or have a professional install a state-of-the-art system. And you can customize a system to monitor everything from […]