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Want To Increase Your Family’s Wealth? Here’s How!

Everyone should realize that unless you are living somewhere rent-free, you are paying a mortgage – either yours or your landlord’s. Buying your own home provides you with a form of ‘forced savings’ that allows you to use your monthly housing costs to increase your family’s wealth.

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Every month that you pay your mortgage, you are paying off a portion of the debt that you took on to purchase your home. Therefore, you own a little bit more of your home every month in the form of home equity. As your home’s value increases, you also gain home equity.

Every quarter, Pulsenomics surveys a nationwide panel of over 100 economists, real estate experts, and investment and market strategists. They are asked to project how

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Is Your House Priced To Sell Immediately (PTSI)?

In today’s real estate market, with more houses coming to market every day and eager buyers searching for their dream home, setting the right price for your house is one of the most important things you can do.

What's Your Home Worth?

According to CoreLogic’s latest Home Price Index, home values have risen at over 6% a year over the past two years, but have started to slow to 4.4% over the last 12 months. By this time next year, CoreLogicpredicts that home values will be 4.6% higher.

With prices slowing from their previous pace, homeowners must realize that pricing their homes a little OVER market value to leave room for negotiation will actually dramatically decrease the number of buyers who will see their listing! (see the chart below)Is Your House Priced To Sell Immediately (PTSI)? | Keeping Current Matters

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Central Florida Real Estate News
March 2019

March 2019 Recap

The Orlando housing market saw its median price continue a years-long upward trek with an economically healthy 3 percent year-over-year increase in February. Sales dipped a fraction and inventory increased for the fourth consecutive month, just in time for the start of Orlando’s homebuying season. 

“March and April typically herald the beginning of our most active period, when a great many prospective buyers begin getting serious about being settled into a home before the new school year,” says Orlando Regional REALTOR® Association President Jeffrey M. Fagan, Watson Realty Corp. “Despite a decrease in year-over-year sales, greater inventory combined with moderated prices

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Sooner or later, most of us will find ourselves in the middle of a real estate transaction. We could be buying, selling, or inheriting real property. Or, we could be involved in a real estate dispute involving easement, for instance. Whether you’re a property owner, investor, developer, or a tenant, you will need a basic understanding of real estate law when dealing with issues related to real property.

Here are some of the things you need to know about real estate law.

Real estate law

Real estate law is usually defined as a branch of civil law that governs who may possess, use, and enjoy land and all its permanent man-made attachments.

In the United States, real estate law requirements vary considerably from state to state. That’s because all

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You bought the house and now that it is time to sell it, you have to make sure you the price you deserve. Summer is real estate’s peak season in the Orlando area, so you have to make sure to present your house in such a way that you get more than your target price. The only way to do that is by staging your house.

Home sellers have received $2 over every $1 they invested in staging their house.

When potential buyers come to an open house, they get to experience how the house will look like when it is fully furnished. It adds a personalized touch and shows that you took efforts in selling the house.

The Top 6 Home Staging Tips to Help You

Here are six essential home staging tips for the summer sale:


1. Maximize Space

Put yourself in

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Moving in with a loved one is often a big step in a relationship, and it can be a stressful time even if you’re excited about the process. Figuring out how to merge your belongings with ease and how to agree on ways to decorate your place are just two aspects of the move; you’ll also need to work out a budget and stick to it. Fortunately, there are several ways you can make your new place a home without spending a ton of money. Think about the layout of the house and how you can use natural light to your advantage, measure before the move so you’ll know which pieces of furniture will fit best, and decide on paint colors that will boost a room’s appeal.

Of course, these are all things you’ll want to think about ahead of time.

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If you’re a social butterfly who loves entertaining guests, you out of all people understand the need to make them feel welcome as soon as they enter your house.

The foyer or entryway should make a statement about your personal style and you should focus on building the spirit of your house through this space. Since foyers are small, it takes a lot of planning to decorate them. If you don’t have the space for an entryway, consider buying a new house or making some adjustments to your existing one.

Here are some of the ways through which you can create the entryway of your dreams and leave a stunning first impression on your guests.

Decide on a theme

Work with the limited space you have, and create something fabulous out of it. Deciding on a

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If you want to get a return on your home improvement then you might have to take some risks. Your house serves as the greatest asset you can own, and with a few simple tricks, you can surely increase the value of your property before you think of putting it up for sale.

Home improvements can increase the value of your home when you make the decision to sell it. However, it is only profitable when the amount you spend on remodeling is less than the increase in value received.

In the 2019 Cost vs. Value report of Remodeling Magazine, the average cost of remodeling projects is compared to their resale value in Florida.

If you own a home in Davenport, FL, you can upgrade your house to meet the requirements of buyers and effectively increase your

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For an ordinary citizen, the practice of law, by nature, is a rather complex one. To navigate the ins and outs and the twists and turns of the legal world, we will always need a skilled and experienced attorney to guide us.

Nowhere is this truer than in the world of real estate. It doesn’t matter if you’re buying a home for the first time or fighting off a foreclosure; real estate law covering various transactions can make your head spin, and only a lawyer well-versed in the wide variety of fields it encompasses can help you protect your interests.

Whether you’re a first-time homebuyer or a seasoned and serious investor, you can be sure that having a real estate attorney by your side can make facing zoning problems and ordinances, ironing out

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Why Homeownership Matters Now More Than Ever

Study after study shows that no matter what generation Americans belong to, the vast majority believe that homeownership is an important part of their American Dream. The benefits of homeownership can be broken into two main categories: financial and non-financial (often referred to as emotional or social reasons.)

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For Americans approaching retirement age, one of the greatest benefits to homeownership is the added net worth they have been able to achieve simply by paying their mortgage!

The Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University focused on homeowners and renters over the age of 65. Their study revealed that the difference in net worth between homeowners and renters at this age group was actually

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