Monthly Archive: February 2016

Feb 22 2016

Millennials have the power to reshape RE market

ORLANDO, Fla. – Feb. 2, 2016 – There are a lot of millennials out there, said Dr. Elliot Eisenberg, a former senior economist with the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) at the recent 2016 Florida Real Estate Trends during Florida Realtors® Mid-Winter Business Meetings. The millennial population (ages 25-34) now overshadows even the baby …

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Feb 16 2016

Why are so many non-owners afraid to buy?

NEW YORK – Feb. 12, 2016 – Almost half of renters surveyed by Bankrate.com say they haven’t purchased a home yet because they believe their credit isn’t good enough to qualify for a mortgage or they can’t afford a downpayment. “A lot of people make assumptions that they can’t afford to buy based on just …

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Feb 16 2016

Don’t Miss These Home Tax Deductions

Owning a home can pay off at tax time. Take advantage of these home ownership-related tax deductions and strategies to lower your tax bill: Mortgage Interest Deduction One of the neatest deductions itemizing homeowners can take advantage of is the mortgage interest deduction, which you claim on Schedule A. To get the mortgage interest deduction, …

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Feb 16 2016

4 Tips to Determine How Much Mortgage You Can Afford

By knowing how much mortgage you can handle, you can ensure that homeownership will fit in your budget. Homeownership should make you feel safe and secure, and that includes financially. Be sure you can afford your home by calculating how much of a mortgage you can safely fit into your budget. Why not just take …

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Feb 13 2016

Everywhere you can go from Tampa for $50

Ever feel like you can’t afford to get away? Shared via  TBO.com staff Published: February 8, 201 Howmuch.net, the cost information website that creates cool-looking maps and other visualizations that relate to money, released a new one this week that might make you reconsider. The post titled “The $50 American Road Trip” illustrates where $50 …

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Feb 09 2016

Real Estate Tips – Buying and Selling

 7 Steps to Take Before You Buy a Home By: G. M. Filisko By doing your homework before you buy, you’ll feel more content about your new home. Most potential home buyers are a smidge daunted by the fact that they’re about to agree to a hefty mortgage that they’ll be paying for the next …

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Feb 03 2016

3 Things to Do with the Kids on Spring Break in Clearwater

Shared by permission via Smith & Associates Posted on January 27, 2016 by Nikki Phillips Fun Fact: Spring Break has a long history in Florida. Colgate swim coach Sam Ingram brought his team to Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. in the late 1930s to train. Sensing a tourism marketing opportunity the first College Coaches’ Swim Forum was …

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Feb 03 2016

The Top 10 Emerging Trends Shaping Real Estate in 2016

Wednesday, January 27, 2016, by Patrick Sisson A crashing Chinese economy, sinking commodity prices, and other factors have made the 2016 economic outlook seem somewhat dismal (just ask the candidates running for president). But one industry seems to be bucking those negative trends, and still growing after years of positive performance. According to the 2016 …

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Feb 03 2016

Floridians’ Confidence Stable As Economy Improves

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Jan. 29, 2016 – Consumer sentiment among Floridians fell a very slight amount in January, dropping to 91.5 from December’s 91.6, according to the latest University of Florida (UF) consumer survey. Among the five components that make up the index, three declined and two increased, with Floridians’ view of the economy down …

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Feb 03 2016

Toilet Room Within the Bathroom: The Ultimate Luxury or Just Absurd?

Shared via  Curbed.com Forgive us for taking it to the loo two weeks in a row on Weekly Decor Rant but one issue in the controversial realm of bathroom design that drew particularly strong feelings from Curbed readers and editors alike was the water closet. Yep, that means a separate room with a toilet built into a …

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