Home Financing

April 28, 2016

4 Reasons to Buy a Home this Summer!

Waiting to buy a home? Here are 4 great reasons to buy in Sarasota and Manatee counties NOW!

1. Prices Will Continue to Rise

Over the last 12 months, the Home Price Index has reported that prices of homes have appreciated by 6.3%, and is predicting that this will ...

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April 4, 2016

Don’t Wait! Move Up To Your Dream Home Now!

Don’t Wait! Move Up To Your Dream Home Now!

Lakewood Ranch Dream Homes

Now that the housing market has stabilized, more and more homeowners are considering moving up to the home they have always dreamed of. Prices are still below those of a few years ago and interest rates have stayed near historic lows ...

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Feb. 5, 2016

Lakewood Ranch Home Values-Where are they going and why do they differ

Lakewood Ranch Home Values-Where are they going and why do they differ

Lakewood Ranch Home Values

 

First American Title issues a quarterly report, the Real Estate Sentiment Index (RESI), which “measures title agent sentiment on a variety of key market metrics and industry issues”. Their 2015 4th Quarter Edition revealed some interesting information ...

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Jan. 29, 2016

Where Are Interest Rates Headed This Year?

Where Are Interest Rates Headed This Year

Sarasota Interest Rates

With interest rates still below 4%, many buyers may be on the fence as to whether to act now and purchase a new home, or wait until next year. Now is an incredible to time to buy your dream home in Sarasota or ...

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Jan. 16, 2016

Top 3 Homebuyer Tips

Top 3 Homebuyer Tips

 

Hey Ladies and Gents!

Thanks for checking out our blog and here is Matt's Top 3 Tips for Homebuyers. 

1. Talk with a lender first- Dont go out and start looking at a bunch of homes first. You want to sit down with ...

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Dec. 13, 2015

What you really need to qualify for a mortgage in Sarasota

What You Really Need to Qualify For A Mortgage In Sarasota

Sarasota Piggy Bank

A recent survey by Ipsos found that the American public is still somewhat confused about what is actually necessary to qualify for a home mortgage loan in today’s housing market. The study pointed out two major misconceptions that we ...

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Nov. 15, 2015

Buying a Home can be SCARY until you know the FACTS

First Time Home Buyers Infographic

Nov. 11, 2015

Thank You For Your Service

Thank You for Your Service

Sept. 20, 2015

The Cost of Waiting to Buy a Home

The Cost of Waiting to Buy a Home

Waiting to buy a home in Sarasota

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) recently released their July edition of the Housing Affordability Index. The index measures whether or not a typical family earns enough income to qualify for a mortgage loan on a typical home at the national level ...

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Aug. 27, 2015

Should I Wait to Put Down a Bigger Down Payment?

Should I wait to put down a bigger down payment when buying my Sarasota home?

Sarasota down payment

Some experts are advising that first time and move-up buyers wait until they save up 20% before they move forward with their decision to purchase a home. One of the main reasons they suggest waiting ...

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