Harvard: Why Owning A Home Makes Sense Financially


Harvard: Why Owning A Home Makes Sense Financially We have reported many times that the American Dream of homeownership is alive and well. The personal reasons to own differ for each buyer, with many basic similarities. Eric Belsky, the Managing Director of the Joint Center of Housing Studies at Harvard University expanded on the top … Continue reading

News I do not want to Hear: Should you buy a house?


Often you come across a graphs and try to understand them. Below is a time line, I am sure, will be a graph you eventually be looking at in the future. If you are concern, so am I. My interpretation appears to be a situation that created the housing bubble burst in the past. This … Continue reading

What Realtors can not Disclose~! I wish I can tell you…But…(I help you get the answer).

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Because of law, specifically,The Fair Housing Act,    Realtors/Real Estate gents, can’t legally share information with you that you would like answers to. The government wants to make sure that home purchasing decisions are based on a property’s fair market value and not factors such as race, religion, crime or ethnicity. Why the restrictions? The law wants to stop … Continue reading

Are Comparable Sales only for Sellers… Lee County Florida

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 NO A seller can use comparable sales to justify his or her asking price to the buyer. However, ultimately, a buyer will pay an amount the buyer believes is a fair price that the seller has agreed to. You would never get a buyer offering more on a house, unless it is best offer, or auctions. Buyers generally want to … Continue reading

Paying for every mile you Drive

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This is just one of many taxes you be facing in the future. The Government is  planning to test and install a little black box that fits neatly by the dashboard of your car in order to pay to mend our  crumbling highway system by charging you for each mile you drive. At the same time, … Continue reading

Other means to fund your dreams in Florida

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If you are looking and hoping to buy your dream home, today may be a better day, than tomorrow will be. Home prices have been going up the last two and half years, and this was done on lower interest rates. Today, prices are still moving higher, but so are interest rates. Also, little is heard, about … Continue reading