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Housing Market 2024

Housing Market Forecast: What’s Ahead for the 2nd Half of 2024 As we move into the second half of 2024, here’s what experts say you should expect for home prices, mortgage rates, and home sales. Home Prices Are Expected To Climb Moderately Home prices are forecasted to rise at a more normal pace. The graph below shows the latest … Continue reading Housing Market 2024

Summer Vacay

Why a Vacation Home Is the Ultimate Summer Upgrade Summer is officially here and that means it’s the perfect time to start planning where you want to vacation and unwind this season. If you’re excited about getting away and having some fun in the sun, it might make sense to consider if owning your own vacation home … Continue reading Summer Vacay

RASM May Stats

May 2024 Real Estate Market Report: Trends in Sarasota and Manatee Counties SARASOTA, Fla. (June 21, 2024) – The REALTOR® Association of Sarasota and Manatee (RASM) released its monthly market report detailing the real estate trends for May 2024. According to the data compiled by Florida Realtors®, the housing market in Sarasota and Manatee counties … Continue reading RASM May Stats

Freedom Summer Sales Tax!

Freedom Summer Sales Tax Holiday Gets a Nod of Approval Governor DeSantis has unveiled an exciting initiative with the introduction of the Freedom Month Sales Tax Holiday, set to span the entirety of July in the Fiscal Year 2024-25 budget. This initiative aims to alleviate financial burdens by waiving sales tax on various items essential … Continue reading Freedom Summer Sales Tax!

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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Focus on the Market

Focus on Time in the Market, Not Timing the Market Should you buy a home now or should you wait? That’s a big question on many people’s minds today. And while what timing is right for you will depend on a lot of other personal factors, here’s something you may not have considered. If you’re able to buy at today’s rates and … Continue reading Focus on the Market

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