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Year-End Brings More Good News for Home Buyers

December 17, 2018

The strong seller’s market is begging to show some small cracks. For quite a while, sellers have been able to tack on higher prices than recent comps and get their asking price. Steadily rising home values and buyers anxious to scoop up any available home in light of  tight inventory and rising mortgage rates contributed […]


Real Estate Lingo: What Does “As Is” Really Mean?

December 10, 2018

Property descriptions can be helpful for buyers trying to narrow down choices to find that perfect home. Three bedrooms-check. Heated pool-check. Island kitchen-check. But some descriptions aren’t so straight-forward.  Here is some common real estate lingo that can often be confusing. Real Estate Lingo As-Is This usually means the seller isn’t going to make any […]


Real Estate Forecast for 2019 for Buyers and Sellers

December 5, 2018

Featured Listing of Century 21 All Professional – 3/2 Pool Home in PSL Florida Realtors ® recently published a report about real estate predictions  for the coming year from Realtor.com. Here is what buyers and sellers may expect in the Real Estate Forecast for 2019. Interest Rates Continue to Rise If interest rate hikes continue on […]


Latest Market Report Good News for Buyers & Sellers

November 30, 2018

The October 2018 Market Report for St. Lucie County continues to show a strong market. Good News for Sellers: Median Sales Price of Skingle-Family Homes climbed another 4% Closed Sales were up 7%   Good New for Buyers: Inventory is up significantly over a year ago – 17% for Single-Family Homes and 21% for Condos


Home Buyer Alert: The Holidays are a GOOD Time to Buy a House

November 28, 2018

We know you have too much to do. Decorating, shopping, baking, entertaining—the list goes on and one. Many home buyers, understandably, halt their searches during the holiday season. But that’s not necessarily such a great idea. Here’s why the holidays are  a good time to buy a house. Less Competition December is approaching season in […]


This May Surprise You! More People than Ever are Using Real Estate Agents

November 19, 2018

Today’s always online, always connected world has transformed the way we shop, buy and sell. Everything from cars to dog food can be ordered and paid for online—then delivered right to your door.   In order for a real estate listing to compete it has to be online, all the time.  Buyers often have access to […]


Where Have All the Golfers Gone?

November 12, 2018

Where have all the golfers gone? There are 700 fewer golf facilities in the United States than in 2011. That’s according to the US Golf Community Report. Golf course facilities across the country are shuttering because of an aging demographic. The average golfer is 54, nearing retirement. A much smaller percentage of the younger generations […]


Mortgage Payments Up, Housing Demand Still Strong

October 31, 2018

2201 SW Monterrey Lane Port St. Lucie. Call us to see this listing today! In Housing News, rising interest rates, coupled with rising home prices, are making it more expensive to pay for a home.  In October, 30-year mortgage rates climbed to over 5 % for the first time in years. As s reported in […]


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 […]