Are Home Values Dropping?
The Future of Real Estate
With the current uncertainty about the economy, some people are waiting to purchase their first home or move-up to their dream house because they think or hope home prices will drop over the next few years. However, the experts disagree with this perspective.
Here is a table showing the predicted levels of appreciation from six major housing sources:
Real Estate Experts
Every source believes that home prices will continue to appreciate (albeit at lower levels than we have seen over the last several years). But, not one source is calling for residential real estate values to depreciate....
Why Move to Florida?
Have you been dreaming of making Florida your new home? There are many reasons why Florida has become one of the popular places for those moving to another state. There are many reasons to move to Florida however these are the 5 most popular reasons to make the Sunshine home.
1. Sun Fun Sun!!
It is called the Sunshine State for a reason. Thanks to the 200 plus days of sunshine a year, you will never get bored living here. You'll be able to spend much of your time on outdoor activities like swimming, boating, fishing or visiting local amusement parks. We have traded the sand in for the snow.
What to Do if the Spouse Refuses to Sell During a Divorce
But I Don't Want to Move
If you are living in your home and facing a divorce, dreading the move is normal. Especially when you add the emotions and stress.
If you own a home and are getting a divorce, dealing with the decision of what happens is often one of the sticking points between both parties. There are many reasons this happens. Sometimes it is financial or emotional.
Dragging out the sale rarely helps either party however it can be hard to remember that when you are dealing with the hurt.
The ideal situation is to work it out however as a last resort a judge might need to compel the sale. Speak with your attorney about dealing with issues such as how list price will be established and how the real estate agent will be...
Florida & Golf...a Hole in One
Are you a golfer? If yes, then you will definitely love moving to Florida! There are more than 1,200 courses scattered in every corner of the state, making Florida the “golf capital of the world”! Palm Beach County has 160 courses where you can find a golf course that fits your budget and skill level. You will love the views of the water and some have a view of the ocean.
In Palm Beach County, players have the opportunity to play where the pros play as well as enjoy some of the best-designed courses in the world. Imagine living and playing at the PGA National Resort & Spa where the Honda Classic is held every year. Do you have what it takes to take on the Bear Trap?
4 Reasons Why You May Not be able to Keep Your Pre-marital Real Estate Assets
If you owned a home before you were married, you may feel like it still is your home after the divorce. The thing is, "it depends".
What would it depend on?
The first question is, did you have a pre-nuptial agreement? Was the property addressed in your agreement? In most cases, if you owned it before marriage, it would be yours after the divorce unless any of the factors apply:
- The name of the other spouse was added to the deed
- The other spouse has been involved with the property
- The value has increased due to the other spouse's efforts
- The property was your homestead property while you were married
This is a great question to discuss with...
7 Common Terms in Real Estate
Every industry has its own language and it can be confusing when buying or selling a home. Many agents speak the lingo however forget that the words don't always make sense to the client.
There are helpful things to do to prepare before you start viewing homes like save your downpayment, improve your credit score or understand the process is helpful. The exciting news is that you don't have to do this alone. Treu Group team members have a consultative approach where you...
Six Ideas For Your Living Room!
Top Living Room Trends
The living is room one of the most used rooms in your house and its decoration is essential to captivate those who step foot in it while also staying on-trend.
Read on to discover the latest trends in living room design while also adding some new features that make your...
Things to Avoid After Applying for a Mortgage
Congratulations! You’ve found a home to buy and have applied for a mortgage! You’re undoubtedly excited about the opportunity to decorate your new home, but before you make any large purchases, move your money around, or make any big-time life changes, consult your loan officer – someone who will be able to tell you how your decisions will impact your home loan.
Below is a list of Things You Shouldn’t Do After Applying for a Mortgage. Some may seem obvious, but some may not.
1. Don’t Change Jobs or the...