Is it Really the Time to Buy? Part 2 of 4

We are seeing many signs that point to a market recovery. One obvious sign of a housing market upturn are construction companies building at a faster rate. Read part 2 of our 4 part series that showcase the reasons why the time to buy is now.

Is it Really the Time to Buy? Part 1 of 4

Becoming a homeowner is a big step. In order to make an informed decision, you need undeniable facts and proof. We have included graphs, websites and excerpts from each in a 4 part series to showcase the reasons why the time to buy is now.

Fall 2012 Trend: Luxurious

With all the positive things happening with the market, it’s no wonder that the trend for this Fall is Luxury!

According to RemodelOrMove.com they are reporting that a remodel of this magnitude may actually be as expensive as buying a new home.

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Is Renting Better Than Buying?

Sometimes renters have a misconception that renting is the “safe” way to go versus becoming a homeowner. But what are the facts? According to Census data, 20 million rental households last year spent at least half of their income on rent. These are the highest numbers we’ve seen in 7 …

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Florida’s housing market continues positive trend!

Florida’s housing market had more closed sales, more pending sales, higher median prices and a reduced inventory of homes for sale in August, according to the latest housing data released by Florida Realtors®. Read Full Article Here

U.S. housing starts rose 2.3% in August

With the pace of single-family home construction faster than it’s been in more than two years, The Commerce Department said that construction of homes and apartments rose 2.3 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 750,000 last month, which is up from 733,000 in July. Read Full Article Here

Home Prices on the Rise

Recent housing indexes have shown single-family home prices are on the rise, providing more evidence that the “bottom” of the market is already behind. “We’re wiping out just about all of the decline,” Joel Naroff, chief economist at Naroff Economic Advisors, told NBC.com about recent housing data showing home prices …

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Make sure your builder is financially SOLID

Question Asked: Our family is ready to build a custom home. We are concerned about making the “wrong choice” due to the current economic situation; we want to make sure the builder is financially SOLID. How do we protect ourselves? The Fredrick’s – St. Johns, FL Response Given: With the …

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