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    Balancing Act: Insights into the 2024 Housing Market of Sarasota and Manatee Counties

    By Admin | May 24, 2024

    The REALTOR® Association of Sarasota and Manatee (RASM) today released its monthly market report detailing the real estate trends for April 2024. The data reveals a significant shift in the market dynamics of both counties, marked by rising inventory levels, extended time on the market, and varying price trends. Key Trends in April 2024: Inventory Surge: The increase... Read More

    What Is Going on with Mortgage Rates?

    By Admin | May 2, 2024

    You may have heard mortgage rates are going to stay a bit higher for longer than originally expected. And if you’re wondering why, the answer lies in the latest economic data. Here’s a quick overview of what’s happening with mortgage rates and what experts say is ahead. Economic Factors That Impact Mortgage Rates When it comes to... Read More

    The Perks of Buying over Renting

    By Admin | May 1, 2024

    Thinking about buying a home? While today’s mortgage rates might seem a bit intimidating, here are two solid reasons why, if you’re ready and able, it could still be a smart move to get your own place. 1. Home Values Typically Go Up Over Time There’s been some confusion over the past year or so about which way home... Read More

    What More Listings Mean When You Sell Your House

    By Admin | April 30, 2024

    The number of homes for sale is playing a big role in today’s housing market. And, if you’re considering whether or not to list your house, today’s limited supply is one of the biggest advantages you have right now. That’s because your house stands out more when the inventory is low, especially if it’s priced right. But the supply... Read More

    Now’s a Great Time To Sell Your House

    By Admin | April 29, 2024

    Thinking about selling your house? If you are, you might be weighing factors like today’s mortgage rates and your own changing needs to figure out your next move. Here’s something else to consider. According to the latest Home Purchase Sentiment Index (HPSI) from Fannie Mae, the percent of respondents who say it’s a good time to sell is on the rise (see graph below): Why Are... Read More

    Is a Multi-Generational Home Right for You?

    By Admin | April 25, 2024

    Ever thought about living in the same house with your grandparents, parents, or other loved ones? You’re not alone. A lot of people are choosing to buy multi-generational homes where everyone can live together. Let’s check out why they think it’s a good idea to see if it might be a good fit for you, too. Why... Read More

    Foreclosure Numbers Are Nothing Like the 2008 Crash

    By Admin | April 24, 2024

    If you’ve been keeping up with the news lately, you’ve probably come across some articles saying the number of foreclosures in today’s housing market is going up. And that may leave you feeling a bit worried about what’s ahead, especially if you owned a home during the housing crash in 2008. The reality is, while increasing, the data shows... Read More

    The Best Way To Keep Track of Mortgage Rate Trends

    By Admin | April 23, 2024

    If you’re thinking about buying a home, chances are you’ve got mortgage rates on your mind. You’ve heard about how they impact how much you can afford in your monthly mortgage payment, and you want to make sure you’re factoring that in as you plan your move. The problem is, with all the headlines in the news about rates lately, it... Read More

    What You Really Need To Know About Home Prices

    By Admin | April 22, 2024

    According to recent data from Fannie Mae, almost 1 in 4 people still think home prices are going to come down. If you’re one of the people worried about that, here’s what you need to know. A lot of that fear is probably coming from what you’re hearing in the media or reading online. But here’s the thing... Read More

    It’s Time To Prepare Your House for a Spring Listing

    By Admin | February 19, 2024

    If you’re thinking of selling your house this spring, now is the perfect time to start getting it ready. With the market gearing up for its busiest time of year, it’ll be important to make sure your house shines bright among the competition. Here are some valuable tips you can use to get your house market-ready. Declutter and Organize First... Read More

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