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Posted on 06/20/2021
The Common Issues Encountered in Real Estate Law
Image by 3D Animation Production Company from Pixabay Whenever someone is looking to purchase a home, there is always an inherent risk. It is common for buyers and sellers of homes to look for the best deal possible; however, it is also possible that issues might arise after a home has already closed. When looking to buy or...
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Posted on 06/13/2021
Buying Investment Property: How to Make Quick ROIs
Photo by Mohamed Hassan via Pixabay Buying property is a long-term investment. If you’re looking to make quick income from property, the only way is to buy low and sell high with minimal input for remodeling, upgrades, or even paint. However, if you intend to keep your property as a rental here are a few of the basics...
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Posted on 06/06/2021
Create a Stunning Backsplash in your Kitchen
Photo by P_Kennedy123 via Pixabay The word is out! Tile is back, and we couldn't be happier. No other medium finishes the look of a kitchen like a tile backsplash. And regardless of your skill level, with a little patience, almost anyone can create a stunning tile backsplash. Here's how it's done! What you'll need Tile of choice...
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Posted on 05/30/2021
Decorating with Dark Colors -- Without Making Your Home Look Gloomy
Photo by Media Design and Media Publishing via Pixabay Dark colors can be striking in any home, but too many darks can make your home seem gloomy and depressing. Fortunately, simple changes and choices can help you create a space with a dark palette that is attention-getting, not depressing. Lighting Matters Lighting at various levels matters for any...
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Posted on 05/24/2021
Another Property Sold - 428 Cresta Circle, West Palm Beach, FL 33413
Move-in ready, luxurious lakefront home in a family friendly exclusive community featuring large remodeled kitchen, screen patio with private pool, 3 car garage, upstairs loft and two spacious balconies. Owner's suite boasts two walk-in custom closets and additional private retreat that has been used as an office, nursery or fitness room. Nice back yard with lake view to enjoy beautiful...
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Posted on 05/23/2021
Tips for Qualifying for a Conventional Loan
Photo by Evan Dvorkin on Unsplash A conventional loan is the most common type of mortgage used to secure a home purchase. Conventional loans are backed by private lenders and typically conform to the standards established by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. In order to qualify for a conventional loan, you must meet several specific requirements. 1. Debt-to-income...
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Posted on 05/19/2021
Palm Beach County #1 for income and population growth
As reported in the Spring Issue of Palm Beach County Business, UNACAST found that out of all the Counties surveyed in Florida, Palm Beach County was Number One! Further reporting from the World Property Journal noted that more people are putting down roots here...far beyond just an additional home. Other remarkable statistics were shared by our team in...
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Posted on 05/16/2021
Is the Market Ready for Me to Invest?
Photo by Edar via Pixabay You’ve been considering an investment in real estate but are you really ready? Putting your money into something you haven’t done your homework on could be detrimental. You may even have all the tools, but are still straddling the fence. How will you know it’s time? Here are a few signs that indicate...
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Posted on 05/09/2021
Do I Need an Attorney to Close?
Photo by Rafa Bordes via Pixabay Real estate closings could be quite simple at one end of the spectrum or very difficult at the other end. In most cases, you will need to understand the legal ramifications of signing several documents, including the note, mortgage, transfer of title, mineral rights, title insurance and tax documents. If your closing...
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Posted on 05/06/2021
Another Property Sold - 3000 N Ocean Drive #24-F, Singer Island, FL 33404
Skyward serenity is yours in this spectacular 24th Floor Singer Island residence with stunning sea and Intracoastal views from your Living Room, Dining Room and Bedrooms, amenities second to none. Soaring high above the exclusive seaside community this 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom split floor plan condo, a towering pinnacle of luxury and design. Tiara offers a resort lifestyle with 5-star amenities. 24 hr. concierge, valet parking, 2 restaurants, Gazebo poolside and the crown jewel The Marquis dining room on the 43 floor with 360 panoramic views. Dine in at both or have food delivered to your residence. Separate ladies & men's spa areas,...
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Posted on 05/03/2021
Palm Beach Real Estate: Pictures continue to say it all
When looking at the numbers for last month, this 2 year comparision appeared: We have had simlilar low market times in 2019 for the top end of PBC's residential real estate. The difference this time is how pricing responded. This may be one of the strongest displays of demand...ever? Notice the red circle and red arrow to illustrate...
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Posted on 05/03/2021
Success tools for Residential Investment Property
SFWB just passed on investment know-how from Glenn Fisher. One of the biggest areas that investors can get confused is what can be written off and how. When we started investing in Chicago the summer of 2002, we learned some of these lessons quickly! These basics are the same in South Florida as well as nationwide. Real estate...
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