Multi-Gen Homes

The Top Benefits of Buying a Multi-Generational Home Has the idea of sharing a home with loved ones like your grandparents, parents, or other relatives crossed your mind? If so, you’re not alone. More buyers are choosing to go this route and buy a multi-generational home. Here’s a look at some of the top reasons … Continue reading Multi-Gen Homes

Insights into the 2023 Housing Market of Sarasota and Manatee Counties

Balancing Act: Insights into the 2023 Housing Market of Sarasota and Manatee Counties SARASOTA, Fla. (January 19, 2024) – The 2023 housing market for Sarasota and Manatee counties are showing signs of stabilization, marked by a return of housing inventory to pre-COVID levels. A crucial metric to assess the housing market’s state is the Months’ … Continue reading Insights into the 2023 Housing Market of Sarasota and Manatee Counties

Mortgage Rates

Are More Homeowners Selling as Mortgage Rates Come Down? If you’re looking to buy a home, the recent downward trend in mortgage rates is good news because it helps with affordability. But there’s another way this benefits you – it may inspire more homeowners to put their houses up for sale. The Mortgage Rate Lock-In Effect Over the … Continue reading Mortgage Rates

Sneak Peek! New Listing in Lakewood Ranch!

Mortgage Applications Spike 10%

Mortgage applications experienced a significant surge, rising by 10.4% from the previous week, as reported by the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) in their Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending January 12, 2024. This notable increase follows an adjustment made to account for the New Year’s holiday in the previous week’s results. The Market … Continue reading Mortgage Applications Spike 10%

Brand New Built Homes

Why You May Want To Seriously Consider a Newly Built Home Are you putting off your plans to sell because you’re worried you won’t be able to find a home you like when you move? If so, it may be time to consider a newly built home and the benefits that come with one. Here’s why. Near-Record … Continue reading Brand New Built Homes

Social Security Facts 2024

Here are four key Social Security facts to be aware of in 2024: 3.2% Cost-of-Living Adjustment: Social Security benefits will see a 3.2% cost-of-living adjustment in 2024, aimed at keeping up with inflation. This results in monthly increases for retirees, with the typical retired worker receiving a $59 raise. Changes in Full Retirement Age: For … Continue reading Social Security Facts 2024

American Dream

Homeownership Is Still at the Heart of the American Dream Buying a home is a powerful decision, and it remains at the heart of the American Dream. Unlike renting, owning a home means more than just having a place to live – it offers a sense of belonging, stability, and freedom. According to Nicole Bachaud, Senior Economist … Continue reading American Dream

Open House Sunday!

Open House Sunday! 1-4pm 5230 Coral Reef Way, Lakewood Ranch, FL 342114 Bedroom | 3 Bath | Brand New HomeLorraine Lakes at Lakewood RanchPRICE IMPROVEMENT & BUYER INCENTIVE!$565,000 + $5K Buyer Credit with an acceptable contract 5557 Coachwood Cove, Lakewood Ranch, FL 342112 Bedroom | 2 Bath | 2-Car GarageHarmony at Lakewood RanchPRICE IMPROVEMENT! Now … Continue reading Open House Sunday!

Open Houses in Harmony

1/19 Friday 3:30-5:30pm | 1/20 Saturday 12-3pm | 1/21 Sunday 1-4pmPRICE IMPROVEMENT! Now Listed for $474,9005557 Coachwood Cove, Lakewood Ranch, FL 34211Harmony at Lakewood Ranch Discover the charm of this former model home in Harmony at Lakewood Ranch! With over $100K in designer upgrades, this ready-to-move-in gem is a true delight. Enjoy the elegance of … Continue reading Open Houses in Harmony