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The #1 Reason Not to Wait to List Your House for Sale

Many industries have been devastated by the economic shutdown caused by the COVID-19 virus. Real estate is not one of them. Mark Fleming, Chief Economist for First American, just reported: “Since hitting a low point during the initial stages of the pandemic, the only major industry to display immunity to the economic impacts of the coronavirus is the housing market. Housing has...

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Why Is It so Important to Be Pre-Approved in the Homebuying Process?

You may have heard that pre-approval is a great first step in the homebuying process. But why is it so important? When looking for a home, the temptation to fall in love with a house that’s outside your budget is very real. So, before you start shopping around, it’s helpful to know your price range, what you’re comfortable with in a monthly mortgage payment, and ultimately how much money you can...

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...

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A Look at Our Central Florida Real Estate Market

The Central Florida 55+ market continues to be a seller’s market, specifically in our local communities in Leesburg and Clermont. Our communities are seeing a climb, based on average sales prices and the prices per square footage of sold homes (see charts below). Although we can’t predict what 2020 will bring, we know that the 55+ demographic tends to slow during election months. If...

Open House Tomorrow 2/11/17!

Come see this beautiful 3 bedroom/ 2 bathroom home in Heritage Hills! We're holding an open house from 10:30 am to 1:30 pm this Saturday, February 11, at 3932 Serena Ln, Clermont, FL 34711! https://vimeo.com/170426397   Premium Lot Lush landscaping Perfect size Diagonal tile throughout Numerous updates & upgrades Updates & improvements $30K+!!!        ...

Fla. MLS offers true lifestyle cost

One of Florida's largest MLSs, My Florida Regional MLS, rolled out a new real estate search website that offers buyers an estimate of their full monthly costs after a purchase. To do so, the True Lifestyle Cost (TLC) combines buyers' financial information with a listing's historical utility costs, commuting time, property taxes, insurance rates and estimated mortgage. The True Lifestyle Cost calculator...

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