The Common Challenges to Florida Real Estate Closings

  There are a number of complications that can present barriers to a successful Florida real estate closing. Unfortunately, these errors have the potential to add weeks and sometimes even months to the amount of time that it takes for a successful closing to occur. In these situations, it is often a wise idea to […]

Things to Consider Before Purchasing a Rental Property

  There are a number of reasons why purchasing rental property in Florida can be a wise idea. Like with many things involving finance, however, a buyer should understand some important details about purchasing property before deciding to do so. The information below review some of the important details that you should consider before purchasing […]

Reasons to Obtain Residential Property Surveys

  Home buyers in Florida are not required to survey residential property before closing on a new home. Despite this, it is often a good idea to perform an inspection to determine if one or more material issues exist that will have a detrimental effect on the value of a home. A survey lists all […]

What Florida’s New Private Beach Ordinance Means for You

  Earlier in 2018, Governor Scott signed a bill into law that had a substantial impact on beachfront communities in Florida as well as businesses in the surrounding area. While the exact impact that this law will have on many pieces of Florida property is uncertain, some people have responded to the law as a […]

What You Should Know About Fractional Investment

  Unfortunately, not everyone has the resources to independently fund real estate investment. To increase the number of people who are able to become involved in real estate investments, fractional investments were created, which allow several individuals to become involved in real estate projects. One of the effects of this new law has been that […]

What are Section 1031 Like-Kind Exchanges?

If you sell a piece of investment property, you will often be required to pay tax on it, as well. In situations in which a person then uses these gains to buy another piece of investment property, that person will likely be taxed a second time. Section 1031 of the tax code offers an investor […]

Reasons Real Estate Agents Suggest Remodeling

  Deciding to sell a house is never something that happens overnight. Changes in employment, financial circumstances, or family needs may all contribute to your desire to purchase a new home after selling your current one. Unfortunately, the news that you may need to make some changes to your beloved home may make the prospect […]

Why Sellers Ignore Their Realtors’ Advice           

The real estate market has always fluctuated, with various issues impacting how economists view the strength of the real estate industry as a whole. In a recent study, several housing markets, including the Tampa-St. Petersburg market, were considered overvalued, meaning the prices were not sustainable long-term. This news has started to alarm both buyers and […]

Tips for Purchasing a Short Sale Property

Purchasing a short sale listing gives buyers a unique opportunity to acquire an attractive home at a discounted rate. Unlike a foreclosure, most short sales have been occupied either right up to the sale or have only been unoccupied for a very short period of time. This reduces the chances of a buyer having to […]