Why Today’s Southwest Florida Housing Market Isn’t Headed for a Crash
67% of Americans say a housing market crash is imminent in the next three years. With all the talk in the media lately about shifts in the housing market, it makes sense why so many people feel this way. But there’s good news. Current data shows today’s market is nothing like it was before the housing crash in... Read More
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Why Today’s Southwest Florida Housing Inventory Proves the Market Isn’t Headed for a Crash
Whether or not you owned a home in 2008, you likely remember the housing crash that took place back then. And news about an economic slowdown happening today may bring all those concerns back to the surface. While those feelings are understandable, data can help reassure you the situation today in Naples, FL / Marco Island, FL... Read More
Should You Buy Down Your Mortgage Interest Rate?
Rising interest rates can be a major concern if you’re shopping for a new home in Naples or Marco Island, FL. A higher rate reduces your buying power and increases the home cost thousands of dollars over the course of the loan. One option to avoid this is to “buy down” your loan rate. This... Read More
With Rising Interest Rates – Should I Lock in the Mortgage Rate?
One of the most important financial considerations of buying a new home is the interest rate paid on the mortgage. Over time, a higher interest rate can add thousands of dollars to the true cost of buying the home. When interest rates are low or steady buyers have greater confidence that they will get a... Read More
What Does the Rest of the Year Hold for Southwest Florida’s Paradise Coast Housing Market?
If you’re thinking of buying or selling a house Southwest Florida, you’re at an exciting decision point. And anytime you make a big decision like that, one thing you should always consider is timing. So, what does the rest of the year hold for the Naples and Marco Island housing market? Here’s what experts have to say. The Number... Read More
Mortgage Rates Are 1% Higher This Year Compared To Last Year
You’ve probably heard the news, but just in case you haven’t: the average 30-year fixed mortgage rate is 1% higher today than it was a year ago. This means that for a $300,000 home, your mortgage payment will be about $200 more per month. If you want to buy a house and haven’t started yet,... Read More
Why This Southwest Florida Housing Market Is Not a Bubble Ready To Pop
Homeownership has become a major element in achieving the American Dream. A recent report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) finds that over 86% of buyers agree homeownership is still the American Dream. Prior to the 1950s, less than half of the country owned their own home. However, after World War II, many returning veterans used the benefits afforded by... Read More
Local Real Estate Professional Recognized in National Honors Program
Press ReleaseFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Naples – Marco Island – And The Surrounding Paradise Coast of Southwest Florida Local Real Estate Professional Recognized in National Honors ProgramPhoenix, Arizona – For the past 28 years Broker★Agent Advisor has been celebrating success and accomplishments of our industry’s finest real estate professionals through it’s national ‘Certificate of Excellence’ Program.Through proprietary... Read More