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By Stephanie Leon | Miami Lakes Realtor®, Turning For Sale Into SOLD!
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  Here’s the scoop at rates for the week ending Oct. 13.  30-year fixed-rate mortgages: averaged 4.12 percent, with an average 0.8 point, moving up from last week’s record-hitting 3.94 percent average. A year ago at this time, 30-year rates averaged 4.19 percent.  15-year fixed-rate mortgages: av...

By Stephanie Leon | Miami Lakes Realtor®, Turning For Sale Into SOLD!
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  Guess what?  It is that time of the year again, for the 2011 Miami Lakes Pumpkin Patch. Pumpkin Patch Opens:  October 7 - 31, 10:00 am - 9:00 pm Where: Miami Lakes United Methodist Church           14800 NW 67th AVE          Miami Lakes, FL          Florida 33014    The truck containing over 2...

By Stephanie Leon | Miami Lakes Realtor®, Turning For Sale Into SOLD!
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Here is a short video from the National Association of Realtors with a few quick tips when facing a short sale... Regardless of your situation, there are several options available to you... Contact me for your confidential consultation...     Disclosure: Stephanie Leon with Avanti Way Realty is n...

By Stephanie Leon | Miami Lakes Realtor®, Turning For Sale Into SOLD!
(Realty Empire Incorporated)
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                                                              Being from Florida I was so excited to read this Wonderful news. I am glad to see Miami # 1 on this list….  So, I just had to share with all…    Daily Real Estate News | Friday, September 23, 2011   Prices are rising in Florida: Florid...

By Stephanie Leon | Miami Lakes Realtor®, Turning For Sale Into SOLD!
(Realty Empire Incorporated)
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Here’s the scoop on mortgage rates for the week of 9/23/2011.30-year fixed-rate mortgages: averaged 4.09 percent, matching last week’s record-hitting average. Last year at this time, 30-year rates averaged 4.37 percent. 15-year fixed-rate mortgages: averaged 3.29 percent, marking a new all-time r...

By Stephanie Leon | Miami Lakes Realtor®, Turning For Sale Into SOLD!
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According to the latest housing data released by Florida Realtors®.Sales activity and median prices for Florida’s existing home and existing condo markets rose in August 2011.Existing home sales increased 15 percent last month with a total of 16,206 homes sold statewide compared to 14,131 homes s...

By Stephanie Leon | Miami Lakes Realtor®, Turning For Sale Into SOLD!
(Realty Empire Incorporated)
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Foreclosure filings, defined as a default notice, auction sale notice, or bank repossession show a 4 percent decrease in July from June, and a 35 percent decrease from the same period a year ago, according to RealtyTrac's July 2011 Foreclosure Market Report. 10. Wisconsin Rate: One in every 571 ...

By Stephanie Leon | Miami Lakes Realtor®, Turning For Sale Into SOLD!
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Fla. foreclosures could bypass court system. Gov. Scott and GOP:  Want to take courts out of foreclosure process to speed it up the process and boost the economy. Supporters of this concept already used in nearly 30 states – say it will speed foreclosures, get houses back onto the market and boo...

By Stephanie Leon | Miami Lakes Realtor®, Turning For Sale Into SOLD!
(Realty Empire Incorporated)
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  Selling your home via a short sale can be a viable option if you are a homeowner facing foreclosure. The process of a short sale can be a bit challenging and frustrating without the proper guidance.  For the best results, you should work with Real Estate agent that can guide you successfully th...

By Stephanie Leon | Miami Lakes Realtor®, Turning For Sale Into SOLD!
(Realty Empire Incorporated)
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Attention: Homeowners Until the recent downturn in the economy the thought of doing a short sale was unheard of but in today’s world, it’s one of if not the best way to get your family’s financial status back on track. In the past couple of years, banks were reluctant to work with a homeowner to ...

By Stephanie Leon | Miami Lakes Realtor®, Turning For Sale Into SOLD!
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  In this market, more and more people are attempting to sell homes. Modern homes are the latest craze that potential buyers are looking for. However, there are other ways to make your home a more successful sale, even if it isn’t very modernized. Here are a few tips that will rank you higher in...

By Stephanie Leon | Miami Lakes Realtor®, Turning For Sale Into SOLD!
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According to the recent reports taken on August 19th here’s the weekly update on the all-time low mortgage rates: 30 year fixed-rate mortgages: averaged at 4.15 compared to last week’s 4.32 percent. (The previous all-time-low record was 4.17) 15 year fixed-rate mortgages: dropped to 3.36 percent ...

By Stephanie Leon | Miami Lakes Realtor®, Turning For Sale Into SOLD!
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Mortgage rates continued to move lower as investor concerns over the health of the US economy increased, reports mortgage rate research website, ForTheBestRate.com. Interest rates advertised on the site have dropped to near their lowest point of 2011 for most products, with the 15 year fixed rea...

By Stephanie Leon | Miami Lakes Realtor®, Turning For Sale Into SOLD!
(Realty Empire Incorporated)
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Previously, married couples held the majority in households. In 1960, they owned 75% of households in the United States. However, according to recent US Census data, they aren’t anymore – dropping a total of 48%! The new leaders, who have increased dramatically, are family-households and non-fami...

By Stephanie Leon | Miami Lakes Realtor®, Turning For Sale Into SOLD!
(Realty Empire Incorporated)
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According to a study done a few years back by the American Economic Review, a pattern is shown between lower divorce rates and declining home prices. The data shows that divorce rates declined to 46% in 2009, from 50% in 1996. Therefore the American Economic Review claims that “It is more likely...

By Stephanie Leon | Miami Lakes Realtor®, Turning For Sale Into SOLD!
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Hackers are outsmarting people every day. If you aren’t careful enough, you are exposing all business or personal information to these hackers by simple ways that could be easily protected. Don’t broadcast this information and create more problems for yourself. Just simply follow these four tips...

By Stephanie Leon | Miami Lakes Realtor®, Turning For Sale Into SOLD!
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Florida Real Estate Market Insight July 20, 2011 – Florida’s existing condo sales rose 8 percent in June with a total of 7,941 units sold statewide compared to 7,330 sold in June 2010, according to the latest housing data released by Florida Realtors®. The statewide existing condo median sales pr...

By Stephanie Leon | Miami Lakes Realtor®, Turning For Sale Into SOLD!
(Realty Empire Incorporated)
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               Mortgage rates may be on the rise in Florida, whether it's short-term or long-term, home owners should be aware of this news. Here is the latest news about the increases (all increases occur within a weeks time): 30 year fixed-rates: increased from 4.51 to 4.60 percent 15 year fixe...

By Stephanie Leon | Miami Lakes Realtor®, Turning For Sale Into SOLD!
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No,, they are not the same and often confused. The Deed is the actual legal and physical evidence (document stating "this Deed") and is valid and enforceable. Title is the legal term commonly used to explain the intricacy of property ownership. Title shows who has right or claims to the property...

By Stephanie Leon | Miami Lakes Realtor®, Turning For Sale Into SOLD!
(Realty Empire Incorporated)
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CoreLogic reports that the U.S. shadow inventory of homes has fallen 18 percent from its peak. As of April, about 1.7 million homes were in the foreclosure process and headed toward the market. At the current sales pace, those properties represent a five-month supply. Source: 
Boston Globe (06/23...

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