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21 MAY
Real Estate Lessons from an 18 year old

Real Estate Lessons from an 18 year old A few weeks ago, I wrote about the Florida school system.  This past Friday was graduation day. There were 30 high school graduations in Palm Beach County alone. So, congratulations to all the area graduates and their families. Our... Read More

14 MAY
A Shift in The Market – 15 Essentials Sellers and Buyers Need to Know.

A Shift in The Market - 15 Essentials Sellers and Buyers Need to Know. Shift is the new real estate du jour word of the day. I guess it sounds better than market change. The same way price adjustment sounds better than price reduction. It’s not as bad as other language nuances.... Read More

5 MAY
Renter higher costs and Happy Mom’s Day!

Renter higher costs and Happy Mom’s Day!   First off, Happy Mother’s Day! Why not buy Mom a house ?   The Rental Problem & Some Solutions. I was interviewed this week on WPTV and the rental crisis that is facing South Florida.  South Florida has had... Read More

23 APR
No Soup For You!

No Soup For You! There are all sorts of novel selling tactics that have emerged since the pandemic.  Most will disappear one of these years when the market returns to some normalcy.  More on that later. I was interviewed this week by CBS 12 on the matter and can expand on... Read More

9 APR
1031 Exchanges & Investment Properties

1031 Exchanges & Investment Properties One of our superstar agents, Will Dean , has tons of experience with rentals and in property management. Will is seeing more 1031 exchanges (see definition below) and people using property as investments or Airbnb both on the buy... Read More

2 APR
Seasonality in Real Estate

Seasonality in Real Estate April 1 marks the official back end of season.  The majority of seasonal rentals end as that group flies back to New Jersey. The Fools (pun intended)! The good news is that you that the wait on a weekend for Guanabanas should be 2 hours long... Read More

26 MAR
Russia & Ukraine Effects on the South Florida Real Estate Market

Russia & Ukraine Effects on the South Florida Real Estate Market How will the war in Ukraine effect our local Real Estate market?  The answer is that it’s too early to tell.  However, it’s a significant worldwide event and usually those have an effect. When Covid... Read More

26 FEB
Lazy Sellers

Lazy Sellers My Mom sent me a headline in the Palm Beach Daily News that said “Bidding war sees home fetch extra $3M.” I texted back "Smart Seller". Lazy Sellers are costing themselves 10-15% on average by not marketing their home properly right now. More at any time I’ve... Read More

19 FEB
The Homestead Exemption Deadline is Approaching!

The Homestead Exemption Deadline is Approaching! Mark your calendars as March 1, 2022 is the deadline to file for homestead exemption.  5 things to keep in mind. Homesteading is for Florida residents. There is no minimum requirement to how long you must reside here to... Read More

1 FEB

Did you know our website has a Country Club Cost Comparison feature? This allows buyers to learn all about the costs, amenities and market reports for every club in Palm Beach County! 🏠⛳️🌴 To view our interactive Golf and Country Club Community Page visit our... Read More

29 JAN
Interest Rates Impact

Interest Rates Impact Interest Rates will have an impact on the housing market. Someone who could afford a $300,000 house at 2.5% in 2021 can only afford a $265,845 home in 2022 with a 3.375% rate according to a key mortgage lender we use, Ryan Brown Cross Country Mortgage. A... Read More

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