Relocating to Florida

Should You Buy a Retirement Home Sooner Rather than Later?

Every day in the U.S., roughly 10,000 people turn 65. Prior to the health crisis that swept the nation in 2020, most people had to wait until they retired to make a move to the beach, the golf course, or the senior living community they were looking to settle into for their later years in life. This year, however, the game changed. Many of today’s workers who are nearing the end of their...

The Many Benefits of an Active Adult Community

There’s comfort in being around people who share common interests, goals, and challenges. That comfort in a community doesn’t wane with age – it actually deepens. Whether it’s proudly talking about grandchildren or lamenting the fact that our eyes aren’t as good as they used to be, it helps to be around people who not only understand what we’re saying but actually feel the same joys...

Central Florida Winter Living – Here’s Why!

5 Reasons Central Florida is the Best Place to Live in the Winter There’s no doubt about it—winter in Florida is fabulous. While the rest of the country is shivering in their boots, shoveling snow, scraping windshields and traversing icy roads, we Floridians are hanging out in our corner of the country sunbathing with a cocktail, only taking out our one winter coat (let’s be honest,...

Buyers looking for a new home

TOP 5 REASONS TO USE AN AGENT WHEN BUYING A HOUSE

Finding Your Home Finding the right home and area to live can be fun, but it can also be overwhelming or frustrating. Though most homes for sale are widely available for buyers to assess on web sites, agents know the communities and homes in the area you are searching. And in some cases, sellers don't want the fact that they're selling to be widely publicized. In those instances, only the real...

TOP 5 REASONS TO USE AN AGENT TO SELL YOUR HOME

Pricing Expertise Most experts agree, one of the most important decisions you make is setting the right price for your home. The right price accurately reflects the value of your home based on market conditions (demand) and recent sales activity related to homes that have similar characteristics to your own: this is what brings the buyers! Right pricing nets the seller the most for their home...

5 Reasons Central Florida is the Best Place to Live in the Winter

There’s no doubt about it—winter in Florida is fabulous. While the rest of the country is shivering in their booties, shoveling snow, scraping windshields and traversing icy roads; we Floridians are hanging out in our corner of the country sunbathing on the beach with a cocktail, only taking out our one winter coat (let’s be honest, it’s probably a sweatshirt) on those rare days it goes below...

What the Snowbirds Are Missing Out On

We’re all familiar with the term “snowbird”—someone who comes to enjoy the warm, Florida climate during the winter months when the northern states are unbearable. We also know that the southern summer heat packs quite the punch, but as the temperature creeps up, so do the number of fun things to do around town to beat that heat! Here’s just some of what the snowbirds are missing out...

New-home forecast: A climb to higher ground in 2017

Fueled by a growing economy, solid employment gains and rising household formations, single-family housing production will continue a gradual, upward trajectory in 2017, according to economists speaking at the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) International Builders' Show in Orlando, Fla. "While positive developments on the demand side will support solid growth in the single-family housing...

Fla. has 4 of top 5 “hottest” single-family markets

Among the 50 largest U.S. markets, the top five (in order) were Orlando, Palm Beach County, Fort Lauderdale, Tampa and Dallas, according to Ten-X, an online marketplace. Each metro area had "a vigorous combination of consistently strong demand, home price appreciation, and economic and demographic growth." While Florida metros again dominated the rankings, Ten-X said there was movement within the top five...

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