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Your Agent Is the Key To Pricing Your House Right [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some HighlightsThe asking price for your house can impact your bottom line and how quickly it sells.Both under- and overpricing have drawbacks. So to find the right price for your house, lean on your agent for their expertise.Don’t pick just any price for your listing. Trust your real estate professional to help you find the perfect price for your house.

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Questions You May Have About Selling Your House

There’s no denying mortgage rates are having a big impact on today’s housing market. And that may leave you with some questions about whether it still makes sense to sell your house and make a move.Here are three of the top questions you may be asking – and the data that helps answer them.1. Should I Wait To Sell?If you’re thinking about waiting to sell until after mortgage rates come down, here’s what you need to know. So are a ton of other people.And while mortgage rates are still forecasted to come down later this year, if you wait for that to happen, you may be dealing with a lot more competition...

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How Many Homes Are Investors Actually Buying?

Are big investors really buying up all the homes today?If you’re trying to find a house to buy, this may be something you’re wondering about. Maybe you’ve read about it or seen reels on social media saying investors buying all the homes is making it even harder to find what the average buyer is looking for. But spoiler alert – there’s a lot of misinformation out there. To clear things up, here’s the scoop on what’s really happening. A lot of the big investor activity is actually in the rearview mirror already.The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) explains:“Investors of all sizes spent billions...

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Worried About Home Maintenance Costs? Consider This

If one of the main reasons you’re hesitant to buy a home is because you’re worried about the upkeep, here’s some information you may find interesting on both new home construction and existing homes (a home that’s been lived in by a previous owner).Newly Built Homes Need Less Upfront Maintenance If you can afford it, you may find a newly built home could help ease your worries about maintenance costs. Think about it, if everything in the house is brand new, it won’t have the wear and tear you may see in an existing home – and that means it’s less likely to need repairs. As LendingTree says:“Since...

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Some Stealth Wealth Magnates Are Unhappy With The Influx Of Publicity On Indian Creek Island In Miami Beach – Where Will They Go?

Even if you’ve been living under a rock for the last year, you have no doubt learned about the new very public residents on the ultra-private “Billionaire Bunker” of Indian Creek Island in Miami Beach. It all began when Jared and Ivanka Kushner purchased and re-developed $24 million their dream home following former President Trump’s term in the White House. From there, Tom Brady and his then-wife Gisele Bundchen chose a family home for his NFL retirement life. This plan went as far left as President Trump’s 2020 Presidential bid, and their retirement bunker is now a high profile bachelor pad. If...

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What’s Next for Home Prices and Mortgage Rates?

If you’re thinking of making a move this year, there are two housing market factors that are probably on your mind: home prices and mortgage rates. You’re wondering what’s going to happen next. And if it’s worth it to move now, or better to wait it out.The only thing you can really do is make the best decision you can based on the latest information available. So, here’s what experts are saying about both prices and rates.1. What’s Next for Home Prices? One reliable place you can turn to for information on home price forecasts is the Home Price Expectations Survey from Fannie Mae – a survey...

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Opus Coconut Grove Debuts 14 Boutique-Style Luxury Residences

In a market where exclusivity and privacy are the ultimate currency, Opus Residences in Coconut Grove hits a luxurious sweet spot. Coming soon to 3137 SW 27th Avenue in Coconut Grove, the development is set to bring 14 large-format residences with 3- and 4- bedroom layouts, the ultimate of exceptional craftmanship and a location that is conveniently located to Downtown Coconut Grove as well as exceptional schools and entertainment options. This project offers a full-time residential feel in its purest form. Rendering of Opus Residences Coconut Grove Crown Opus Residences in Coconut Grove The...

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St. Regis Residences, Miami In Brickell Brings Something Unprecedented | Single Family Bayfront Living In Brickell

When we thought we had seen it all, St. Regis Residences, Miami in Brickell has unveiled something nobody thought was possible. Incorporated into their new development at 1809 Brickell Avenue are two standalone villas. These are bayfront single-family residences that offer all of the services of the condominium tower. A Brief History of Waterfront Homes in Brickell This offering is so unprecedented because Brickell is by and in large a very dense neighborhood of condo towers. It is in fact, the second densest neighborhood in the United States after Manhattan. There simply isn’t space for standalone...

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Should I Rent or Buy a Home? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some HighlightsWhile renting may be less expensive in some areas right now, there are two big benefits homeownership provides that renting can’t. ?Owning a home means you get to say goodbye to rising rents and hello to stability. It also gives you the chance to gain equity as home values rise over time. If you’re ready to learn more about the perks of owning a home, connect with a local real estate agent.

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The Number of Homes for Sale Is Increasing

There’s no denying the last couple of years have been tough for anyone trying to buy a home because there haven’t been enough houses to go around. But things are starting to look up.There are more homes up for grabs this year. The graph below uses the latest data from Realtor.com to show in April 2024 there were more homes for sale than there were over the last few years (2021-2023): As Realtor.com explains:“There were 30.4% more homes actively for sale on a typical day in April compared with the same time in 2023, marking the sixth consecutive month of annual inventory growth.”But does this...

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