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If you’re selling a house or condo, August is your month for action. Sales numbers show a distinct advantage to listing or closing in August, definitely the best time to sell in Ft. Lauderdale. Let’s explore the data, and consider ways to make a home stand out from the considerable competition.


According to the 2014-2017 numbers, houses closed for the highest prices in December, 6.47% above average. Since it takes about 5 months from listing to closing in this market, August has been the time to list if price is your priority. Even if you sell sooner, November closing prices have been 5.8% above average. If we focus on just 2017, August still comes out on top. Last year, though, it was August closings that did the best, with prices 9.86%

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In the heart of Broward County there is a incredible combination of Condos, Townhouses and Single Family Home making up the community of Palm Aire. Palm Aire properties features views of two golf courses, lakes and spectacular landscaping which makes this Keller Williams agent who lives in Palm Aire, proud to call Palm Aire home.

A recent market evaluation of Palm Aire shows that the market for Palm Aire properties is very strong. Currently there are approximately 250 Palm Aire Condos for Sale. Over the last six months the highest priced condominium sale of Palm Aire condos was a Palm Aire Villa on Cypress Lane that sold for $374,500. In addition, a Fairview Point townhome sold for $410,000. In Misty Oaks there were two villa sales for $387,000 and

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I have asked Tim Ryan, owner/broker of Equity Realty, to shed some light on a web based approach to selling real estate.


Selling your home is not always an easy thing to do if you do not know the ropes of real estate marketing. Doing it the traditional way is not that effective anymore. The most viable way of selling properties nowadays is done thru internet wherein you will have wider reach thus providing you a lot of opportunities to sell your home. We all know that everything can be done online nowadays.

Now, you might want to know how others do it. Online advertising or web marketing is the answer. It is far more effective and efficient. Compared to conventional advertising, doing it online is far cheaper and creates options that are more

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When it comes to buying or selling a home, working as a team with your real estate agent is essential. While your agent is certainly the one who will take on the primary responsibility of getting your home sold or finding the right home for you, you will complete the buying or selling process more quickly and easily by working cooperatively with your agent throughout the process.

Whether dealing in Downtown Denver real estate or a home in Fort Lauderdale, by following these 5 simple tips you will be able to work more effectively with your real estate agent to get your home sold or to find the perfect home to suit your needs.

Tip #1: Keep Your Appointments While your agent should certainly make every effort to make each client a priority, keep in mind

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Whether it is your first home or your fifth, the decision to purchase a home is quite significant. After all, you will be investing a substantial amount of money into the home while making a major commitment to repay the money that you have borrowed. Whether interested in purchasing Austin real estate or a home in Ft. Lauderdale, it is important to explore all of the financing options that are available to you. This way, you can be sure you are taking on the mortgage loan that best suits both your current and future needs.

Taking Out a Fixed-Rate Mortgage Loan mortgage-options_466_01

When choose from among your mortgage loan options, there are many different choices to select from. The most common option selected by homebuyers is the fixed-rate mortgage loan. With a

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The condition of your home affects your final sales price and it’s one of the only pricing factors you have control over. Buyers tend to exaggerate even minor flaws and a clean home that needs a few repairs will get a better price than a dirty home that needs no repairs. If you want top dollar for your home, it’s always worth the extra effort to make it shine! For a quick sale at a high price, make the commitment to follow these steps in order to impress potential buyers.

General Cleaning: Spotlessly clean every room. Dust, remove clutter, steam clean carpets, and wax floors. Wash walls, windows, and light fixtures. Use polish on all trim and wood surfaces. Tighten loose stair railings and touch up any unfinished painting. Kitchen and Baths: These rooms

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Loan Are you planning to purchase a home in the near future? Whether you're searching for Ft. Lauderdale real estate, Denver CO luxury condos, or just about anything else, it is a good idea to gain a clear idea of the mortgage loan options that are available to you. When it comes to obtaining a mortgage loan, there are two primary paths you can take. The first is to obtain a loan directly through a mortgage lender, while the next is to hire a mortgage broker to help you find the right loan to suit your needs. To help decide which route is best for you, it is important to explore the pros and cons that both options have to offer. Going Directly Through the Lender If you are comfortable with exploring your mortgage loan options, going directly through the…
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Despite wavering stability in the nation as a whole, a spurt of real estate sales activity along the eastern coast of Florida has seen the markets in areas like Miami and Fort Lauderdale doing a dance of recovery, suggesting that buyers are once again recognizing the tremendous value-add of life amid Florida’s sun-drenched beaches.

Following price drops through 2010, Ft. Lauderdale has enjoyed a stabilization in 2011, with sales activity proving strong throughout the summer. Investors and international buyers provided some of the steam for the summer rally, with luxury condominiums and beachfront properties—particularly popular with these buyers—selling fast and furiously. Collective prices for the summer months of June, July and August were up 13

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Purchasing a home is a major investment. As such, it is essential to take the steps necessary to ensure you are making a sound investment. By checking on all of the following items, you will be sure to make the best choice for you and your future.

Location, Location, Location

Everyone knows that location is the first rule of real estate, but what things should be taken into
consideration when examining the location of a home? Whether you’re shopping for Bethesda real estate or a home in Los Angeles, working with an agent who’s knowledgeable in your area may be particularly helpful. Here are a few things you should do to ensure the property is located in the right neighborhood to suit your needs:

Visit the community during the day as well as during the

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Tips For Recession Proof Home Buying

Home buying today for many is a scary thought. There is a lot of unrest due to the many unknowns as our economy pulls out of the recession. Although many questions remain about where our economy and real estate markets area headed in the future, there are a few things you can do to ensure your home purchase survives these economic uncertainties.

Recession proof home buying is all about finding a home with attributes that can weather the storm. Although many areas around the country are experienced housing declines, if you can find the homes with these attributes, they can help offset falling prices now and continue to do so in the long term future.

So how do you protect your investment against the doom and gloom

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