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If you're sitting in your rental right now thinking: I wish I could paint it, but my lease doesn't allow it, maybe it's time to talk to a Lakewood Ranch real estate agent about purchasing a new home.  Before you rush off to the store to look at paint samples or, more importantly, commit to a mort...
03/25/2012
Recently released figures indicate real estate nationwide and Lakewood Ranch real estate are continuing to steadily improve. Here are seven signs that demonstrate the upturn: 1. Housing affordability has risen dramatically. This is due to a combination of reduced real estate prices and record-low...
03/09/2012
If you've ever dreamed of purchasing investment property, owning a vacation home or buying a home or condo in Lakewood Ranch, this could be the year to check that off your list.  With record low interest rates and decreased prices, it is a buyer’s market, particularly in the second-home market.  ...
02/26/2012
Is your family starting to feel cramped in your current house, or are you ready to quit renting and start investing? With the extra day added into this leap year, you have an additional 24 hours this month to decide if you’re ready to take a big jump and purchase Lakewood Ranch real estate. Not s...
02/11/2012
The data from the 2011 National Association of REALTORS® Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers is now available. Here are the significant changes you need to know that will help you market your Lakewood Ranch real estate and get it sold: 1. Most buyers are married: 64 percent of all buyers are marri...
02/03/2012
As the New Year starts, pursuing your dream of buying a Lakewood Ranch home may be on your list of resolutions. Prices and interest rates are extremely low, which means 2012 could be the perfect year to buy a home. As exciting as that is, we bet it can also feel a little overwhelming. One of the ...
01/28/2012
If you're a potential buyer of Lakewood Ranch real estate, when scanning the listings of homes for sale, you may see references to “short sales.”  You may hear vague warnings about avoiding short sales from some people, while others tout the advantages.  So who is right?  Well, it depends… Short ...
01/18/2012
Buying a Lakewood Ranch home is both easier and harder these days. Yes, it’s a buyer’s market, which implies that prices are lower, but there are a few things to do to before buying your home. Purchasing a home is a lot easier when you know how to be a savvy home buyer. Follow these five tips to ...
01/06/2012
As real estate agents, we spend a lot of time rushing in and out of Lakewood Ranch homes. It's easy for us to get caught up in the hustle-bustle of real estate transactions, and we forget to slow down to appreciate the pleasures of owning a home. So today, we want to take a moment to reflect on t...
12/21/2011
Today’s home buyers have a big advantage over buyers from a decade ago:  the internet.  You can search for homes for sale online as well as find pricing data and instructions on how to buy a home.  So, why would you possibly want to hire a Lakewood Ranch real estate agent to help you buy a home? ...
12/13/2011
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