Buy or Sell

What To Expect if You Buy or Sell a Home This June June is a busy month in the housing market because a lot of people buy and sell this time of year. So, if you’ve got a move on your mind and you’re looking to make it happen this month, here’s a snapshot of what you need to know to … Continue reading Buy or Sell

Sweet Spot

The Sweet Spot for Buying Luxury Homes If you’ve been looking for a home at the high end of your market, but haven’t found the right one, you may have put your search on hold. But according to recent data, now may be the time to jump back in. Here’s why. There Are More Luxury … Continue reading Sweet Spot

Just Listed in Parrish

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Emotional Benefits of Homeownership

More Than a House: The Emotional Benefits of Homeownership With all the headlines and talk about housing affordability, it can be tempting to get lost in the financial side of buying a home. That’s only natural as you think about the dollars and cents of it all. And while you ultimately need to be able to afford a … Continue reading Emotional Benefits of Homeownership

Biggest Mistakes

The Biggest Mistakes Buyers Are Making Today Buyers face challenges in any market – and today’s is no different. With higher mortgage rates and rising prices, plus the limited supply of homes for sale, there’s a lot to consider. But, there’s one way to avoid getting tripped up – and that’s leaning on a real estate agent for the best possible advice. An … Continue reading Biggest Mistakes

RASM Stats for April

April 2024 Real Estate Market Report: Trends in Sarasota and Manatee Counties SARASOTA, Fla. (May 22, 2024) – The REALTOR® Association of Sarasota and Manatee (RASM) today released its monthly market report detailing the real estate trends for April 2024. The data reveals a significant shift in the market dynamics of both counties, marked by … Continue reading RASM Stats for April

Condos

Why a Condo May Be a Great Option for Your First Home Having a hard time finding a first home that’s right for you and your wallet? Well, here’s a tip – think about condominiums, or condos for short. They’re usually smaller than single-family homes, but that’s exactly why they can be easier on your budget. According … Continue reading Condos

Increase in Homes for Sale

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 … Continue reading Increase in Homes for Sale

Mortgage Rates

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 … Continue reading Mortgage Rates

Maintenance

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 … Continue reading Maintenance