SW Florida Real Estate Blog

Another Sold - 142 Barre Dr Nw Port Charlotte

Our seller wanted to move on and asked us to help sell their beautiful water front home in Port Charlotte. We valued and listed their home and sold it after just 5 days on the market. Moving on to the next one! See the listing here! Charming 3 ...

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Zillow Cash Offer - My Experience

So as Zillow and many other iBuyers enter the market we as old-fashioned real estate professionals have an interest in following how this works out for homeowners. From a distance, you would imagine the best solution providing the highest saving for ...

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The Employment Situation -- September 2019

The unemployment rate declined to 3.5 percent in September, and total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 136,000, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Employment in health care and in professional and business services continued to ...

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Another Sold - 4211 Kings Highway Port Charlotte

We helped our investor finding this unique property and then we sold it again 4 months later after finding a new owner for whom this location is absolutely the best. We look forward to welcoming eCart Golf Carts to Port Charlotte. See their full ...

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Another Sold - Seabrook Ave. Englewood

We were contacted by the owner to help to sell these two lots. In only 8 days we brought in a buyer for both lots. Moving on to the next one! See the listing here! ---o0o--- Perfect building lot in East Englewood. Neighboring lot is also for sale ...

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Another Sold - 292 Dorchester St. Port Charlotte

We helped our first-time buyer find the perfect completely renovated home. Moving on to the next. See the listing here! ---o0o--- Beautifully remodeled home with granite counter tops, new stainless kitchen appliances, wood cabinets, new floors, ...

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Another Sold - 3187 Village Ln. Port Charlotte

Our seller wanted to move out of state and asked us to help sell their beautiful water front pool home in Riverwood Port Charlotte. We valued their home and then sold it for full list price. Moving on to the next one! See the listing ...

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Another Sold - 25210 Campos Dr. Punta Gorda

We found this property for our investor and took a leadership role in design and color choices. In just 5 months the property was renovated, sold and closed. Moving on to the next one! See the listing here! See the property website ...

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Another Sold - 1601 Geranium Ave North Port

We helped one of our investors to sell this home after a beautiful renovation. Moving on to the next one. See the listing here! ---o0o--- MOVE-IN READY! Beautifully renovated throughout. With 3 bedrooms and a Den, this home feels big and comfortable....

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The Employment Situation -- June 2019

Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 224,000 in June, and the unemployment rate was little changed at 3.7 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Notable job gains occurred in professional and business services, in ...

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Existing Home Sales Down

WASHINGTON (May 21, 2019) – Existing-home sales saw a minor decline in April, continuing March’s drop in sales, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Two of the four major U.S. regions saw a slight dip in sales, ...

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Are hybrid appraisals becoming the new normal?

WASHINGTON – May 17, 2019 – Appraisals, a critical part of real estate transactions, have customarily been done in-person by an experienced appraiser. However, with advancements in technology and the rise of big data, alternatives to ...

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AS IS inspections

AS IS inspections: Can buyers cancel for any-old reason? By Meredith Caruso   May 6, 2019 – Calls to Florida Realtors Legal Hotline indicate confusion – sometimes flat-out outrage – over buyers’ ability to cancel ...

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Will Increasing Mortgage Rates Impact Home Prices?

There has been some discussion recently on home prices in relation to mortgage rates. Some believe if there is a rapid rise of mortgage rates, home prices should decrease. Logically it makes the most sense for the price of the house to drop when ...

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Why You Should Consider Selling in the Winter

The season you sell your home can have an impact on how much you get for your home and how quickly it sells. The season that has the most success in selling homes is spring. This is a good time of year for families moving to new school districts ...

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Is Getting a Home Mortgage Still Too Difficult?

Potential homebuyers are always cautioned to be aware of mortgage lending standards and the difficulty they might face when trying to obtain a mortgage. Credit availability is expanding, making it easier to get a mortgage now than it was a year ago....

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